Johnny Depp Donald Trump

He’s played a host of wacky characters, but Johnny Depp may have found the most outlandish yet. Produced in secret by Funny or Die, the actor has portrayed Donald Trump in Donald Trump’s The Art Of The Deal: The Movie, a 50-minute biopic special presented as a lost movie from the 1980s, “directed” by none other than the presidential candidate.

“The plan was to move really fast because we thought Trump would go away, as least as a presidential candidate. When he bizarrely didn’t go away, we had a little more time. But that meant keeping the secret for longer,” Funny or Die editor-in-chief’s Owen Burke tells NY Times. “We had a few people sign nondisclosures, but mostly we just begged people not to say anything.”

Shot in December and also featuring Ron Howard, Alfred Molina, Robert Morse, Patton Oswalt, Jack McBrayer, Michaela Watkins, Henry Winkler, Stephen Merchant, Christopher Lloyd, Kristen Schaal, Andy Richter, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel, Tymberlee Hill, Alf, Jordan Coleman, Joe Nuñez, and Jeremy Konner, it’s a cameo-filled spectacle that feels authentic to the time period in aesthetic.

So, as Depp lines up his next film, portraying The Invisible Man in Universal’s Ed Solomon-scripted monster movie, check out what might be his best performance in years by watching the full movie over at Funny Or Die, and see the trailer and synopsis below.

Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn’t come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by the balls. Now you can learn the art of negotiation, real estate, and high-quality brass in this illuminating made-for-TV special feature, Funny Or Die Presents Donald Trump’s The Art Of The Deal: The Movie.

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