Back in 1987, Donald Trump published Trump: The Art of the Deal, a New York Times bestseller that, no matter what Trump says, probably isn't the highest selling business book of all time. Now, almost 30 years later, who would have thought the book would be adapted into a comedy by Funny Or Die, starring none other than Johnny Depp in tons of makeup? This is how you make America great again.
The 50-minute-long spoof is being billed as an original '80s era TV movie an angry Trump had hidden away after one terrible Monday night football game bumped it from the schedule. Luckily, Ron Howard managed to unearth the tape for the world to see. The film is about as nuts as you'd expect, featuring appearances from Alfred Molina, Jack McBrayer, Michaela Watkins, and many others. Kenny Loggins even came onboard to write the theme song.
Of course Kenny Loggins wrote the theme song
"It was a crazy, completely nuts idea that somehow we pulled off," Funny Or Die co-founder Adam McKay told The New York Times. The entire production was done in secret, involving Depp coming on to shoot for four days in December. It's a small miracle the concept didn't leak, but, with Trump having just emerged victorious at the New Hampshire primaries last night, a spoof like this lands with perfect timing.