Michael Moore, Harvey Weinstein Reteam for Trump Documentary ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’

Harvey Weinstein and Michael Moore'FAHRENHEIT 9/11'
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Bob and Harvey Weinstein have bought worldwide rights to Michael Moore’s documentary “Fahrenheit 11/9” on President Donald Trump.

The Weinsteins made the acquisition under their Fellowship Adventure Group. Moore is currently directing the film, with the “11/9” in the title referring to the day Trump was declared President of the United States on Nov. 9.

Moore correctly predicted last June that Trump would  win the White House by scoring the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.

Moore has reunited with his team from “Fahrenheit ‪9/11” — documentary directors/producers Meghan O’Hara, Tia Lessin, and Carl Deal. Tuesday’s announcement said filming has been done under a strict cloak of secrecy and is aimed at dissolving Trump’s “teflon” shield and his presidency.

“No matter what you throw at him, it hasn’t worked,” says Moore. “No matter what is revealed, he remains standing. Facts, reality, brains cannot defeat him. Even when he commits a self-inflicted wound, he gets up the next morning and keeps going and tweeting. That all ends with this movie.”

The Weinstein brothers previously released Moore’s “Fahrenheit ‪9/11” in 2004 with more than $200 million in worldwide grosses. The Fellowship Adventure Group together with Lionsgate distributed “Fahrenheit ‪9/11.”

David Glasser, chief operating officer of the Weinstein Company, said TWC will be exploring all possibilities for both international and domestic distribution this week at the Cannes Film Festival, where “Fahrenheit 9/11” won the Palme D’or in 2004.

The Weinsteins said, “There is no greater part of what we can do right now than to have the power to bring Michael Moore to a mass audience. When we had the opportunity to work with him on ‘Fahrenheit 9/11,’ we were so persistent that we ultimately had to part ways from Disney and we lost our beloved Miramax, named after our parents, because we believed so strongly in the message. The movie broke all records then, and we plan to do so again. This movie will have one of the most innovative distribution plans ever. Now more than ever, Michael’s appetite for the truth is crucial. We are ecstatic to be a part of this revolution.”

“Fahrenheit 9/11” explored the presidency of of George W. Bush and The War on Terror. It received a 20-minute standing ovation at its Cannes premiere.

Moore won the Academy Award for Best Documentary for his 2002 film “Bowling for Columbine.”

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  1. Jeff Collver says:

    Get it out there so the public can see it. Netflix, Cable TV whatever. Anything to take down this misogynistic, racist is greatly appreciated and this is coming from a Canadian.

  2. Another pairing of the hypocritical, self-righteous schmucks….. Destined to be compressed to 480p. on youtube accounts everywhere….

  3. Editedbyone says:

    Bien Por vuestra labor periodística!! Michael Moore es valiente y vosotros tambien.

  4. Helene Paul says:

    Michael Moore, you are talented. Now leave all the past in the past and lets move on with my proposed documentary on a health matter affected people all over the globe.

  5. Annette says:

    I can’t believe most of the post I just read, as if Michael Moore does anything good for society. He makes millions off of suffering people. He kept his eyes closed for the last 8 years, while Obama tried so hard to destroy this country, and all you Obama followers loved it. Shame on you. It’s time Americans joined together, to make our country great, instead of ripping each other apart. It’s people like Michael Moore, that bring this country down. He is a big mouth idiot.

    • KLine says:

      Annette, you are absolutely correct. Obama was the WORST president in US history. Even today, the thing called Chelsea that divulged secrets that killed Americans is free because of Obama. But, the liberals of Hollywood have to hate, so let them hate. It’s gotten them nowhere and has exposed their bias.

      • Sage on the Hudson says:

        So, you reveal that this has less to do with politics (yous being utterly unsupported by facts) than it has with homophobia and anti-transgender hatred. What comes next, lynching black people and denying the Holocaust?

      • Brian O'Neill says:

        “The thing called Chelsea…” My, you must be a devout Christian. KLine (that reminds me of Al Kaline, one of my early childhood baseball favorites: I bet that’s where any similarities with my Kaline end) and Annette are two of those who never let the facts get in the way of a good (bad, in their cases) story. Annette, your assignment is to actually look up what Moore said about Obama during the 8 years. He was by no means ramrod straight behind him. In fact, I think it is fair to say Moore was disappointed in him. “Obama tried so hard to destroy this country….” When speaking we should try to make sense and deal with facts. Your statement about Obama is ludicrous. As to your idea that we should join together and make America great again, there is only one person at a time allowed to attempt that and he is not doing so great. Try another angle, ANNETTE. Finally, Annette: you would be lucky and humanitarian if you were to do a fraction of what Michael Moore has done for this country. Your boy, trump, is a billionaire, so don’t carp about Moore’s money. KLine, you sound more hateful than any liberal I have ever met. What’s up with that? Bias? You live bias. But let me see if I have this right, KLINE: “THE THING CALLED CHELSEA….”? Do you mean that imperfect child of God, Chelsea Manning, whose life experience you know nothing about and whom you are still willing to insult and trash in such a despicable manner. Hey, KLine, are you ready? SHAME ON YOU. Ask Christ whom you insult with your words about Chelsea to forgive you.

    • avietar says:

      You sound jealous, which understandably goes hand in hand with the fact that you also sound like someone of whom no one else would ever be jealous.

  6. Quebeck says:

    Moore and Weinstein. Two slum bags.

  7. Judith says:

    Michael Moore is a “Tool” A Pathetic little man

    • Brian O'Neill says:

      Moore’s actually a good size. He should, probably lose some weight. How tall is he? BTW Judith, a truly pathetic “little man” (if you can call this whale “little”) is the one in the WH just now. I guess the truth hurts, huh? After he resigns after impeachment, a la Nixon, I hope the DOJ and the FBI go after he and his family (Jared and sister, too, of course) and get to the bottom of their massive criminality. Patriotic Americans ought demand nothing less.

  8. Martin Veronique says:

    Hello, Mr Moore surprise me maybe he’s going to impression me with this document!!!!! I hope so!!!! Thanks a lot!!!

  9. Elyse Campus says:

    MM finally got a good haircut. boy that bothered me greatly…..cause I like him.

  10. A.L. Hern says:

    I think Moore’s film needs to be called either Fraud ‘n’ Hype 11/9, or Schadenfreude 11/9.

  11. John says:

    While it’s true that Moore’s AgitProp “Fahrenheit 9/11” was a big success and had a huge social impact, people like to forget, what the result in the end really was….nothing.

    Did it hurt George W. Bush? Did it give him a harder time at the next election?

    NOT AT ALL. Bush got even more votes than the first time.

    So, enjoy whatever Michael Moore has to offer this time – I bet it’s nothing of great importance – but don’t fool yourself into thinking it will have any effect on the next election.

    I bet Trump will win again.

    • Wry Grin says:

      Don’t blame Americans for how they “vote”: it’s rigged.

    • cwaynes says:

      You can’t blame Moore for the public’s idiocy. He spoke truth to power, and that is admirable in and of its own. How many movies can you think of that directly affected politics? It’s a ridiculous standard, and you are only applying it because of your own biases.

      Methinks the Hern doth protest too much, frankly. Moore must have hit a few nerves.

  12. David Gardner says:

    MM is a communist and a moron.

    • Klaus says:

      Whereas David Gardner is a truly great man! I know you’ve just not had the opportunity to write those books or direct those films you had ideas for and haven’t managed to make as much money as you’d have liked. I know, it’s not fair :(

  13. Albert says:

    This movie should have Russian subtitles Just for kicks.

  14. bbmaddox says:

    you better hurry up if you wanna take him down. he’s teetering on the edge RIGHT NOW!

  15. Michelle says:

    <3 Go Michael!! :)

  16. ANDREW says:

    Excellent! Go Michael Moore, a voice of Reason and sanity amid the ugliest of farces..

  17. Quebeck says:

    TV ratings at an all-time low, film piracy at an all-time high. ABC, Hollywood and insects like these two really suck.

  18. Marcus W. says:

    Two filthy bastards that hate America. A pox on the both of them.

  19. Alex says:

    Two guys making movies no one wants to see

    • Sandra says:

      Nobody wants to see? Did you even read the article? Fahrenheit 9/11 grossed 200 mil which is a record for a documentary

  20. Leslie J. says:

    It’s appropriate that they both work BEHIND the camera and not in front of it. Sheesh, my eyes.

  21. Bobo says:

    Two anti-American, mirror-cracking reptiles. The world would be a better place without these two dirt bags.

  22. johnjon33 says:

    Can’t wait until everyone is at the gates of the White House chanting, “Lock Him Up!”.

  23. Milton says:

    Two greasy slimeballs in cahoots. Somebody needs to do a documentary about ugly Weinstein’s casting couch.

  24. harv says:

    weinstein is about to go on half the country’s shit list

  25. Cecil B da Mill says:

    Oh look, Hollywood’s two most celebrated liberal pitch weasels of HATE have nothing better to do. Think H Wood has been sliding for the last few yrs ? You ain’t seen nothing yet.

    • cwaynes says:

      Just because your idol says that film sales and TV ratings are “sliding,” doesn’t make it so. Go look at actual metrics, and quit believing everything you read on Twitter, dumb dumb. Hollywood is raking it in, and so are shows like SNL.

    • Chris says:

      Drain the swamp he appointed nothing. It millionaires your trumpers are delusional. All he does is lie to you.

    • Marcus W. says:

      LOL! GREAT post.

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