During a conversation with Variety, Sacha Baron Cohen said that he initially didn't want to make a sequel to the 2006 mockumentary hit Borat.
Cohen felt a duty to use Borat to call attention to something heinous that was happening in America, just as he did with the original Borat movie during the George W. Bush presidency. He said, "There was a goal to this movie, and I don't really see the objective of doing it again". Now though, after being drawn into a conversation about the future of Borat, Cohen has officially put an end to the project, stating: "He's locked away in the cupboard".
Cohen's return to the role of Borat was a successful one.
"I do feel happy that every time his name is mentioned as he tries to undermine the election, people are reminded that this is the guy with his hand down his underpants", Baron Cohen explained.
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He said: "I was terrified, obviously, the moment they touch my body - it's a fat suit". Originally, the film was about the danger of Trump and Trumpism. It appears Giuliani is trying to solicit the woman: While together, Giuliani lies on a bed and sticks his hands down his trousers (which he has said he was doing to tuck-in his shirt, though Bakalova disagrees) before Baron Cohen, in character as Borat, saves the day. "What coronavirus demonstrated was that there's a lethal effect to his spreading of lies and conspiracy theories", he added. added.
Sacha Baron told Cohen why he brought back the racist Kazakh. Several critics and fans have praised the film and his performance.
The film earned an 85% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes.
Late previous year he released a Borat sequel that went viral for an embarrassing moment involving Trump surrogate Rudy Giuliani.
The new Borat film saw the breakout of Bulgarian actor, Maria Bakalova.