Sebastian Stan will play former US president Donald Trump in upcoming movie The Apprentice, Variety has confirmed.


Stan, who is best known for playing Bucky Barnes in the MCU and for his portrayal of Tommy Lee in Pam & Tommy, has been cast as a young Trump for the project.

He'll be joined by Succession's Jeremy Strong, who will play Trump's former lawyer Roy Cohn.

Cohn served as an attorney for Trump and his father in the '70s, and also represented media proprietor Rupert Murdoch during the same decade.

Iranian filmmaker Ali Abbasi (Holy Spider, The Last Of Us) is on directing duties, while Gabriel Sherman (The Loudest Voice in the Room) will pen the script.

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Borat 2 star Maria Bakalova rounds out the cast as Ivana Trump, the former president's first wife.

"It’s a mentor-protégé story that charts the origins of an American dynasty. Filled with larger than life characters, it reveals the moral and human cost of a culture defined by winners and losers," the logline teased.

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Details of when filming will commence and when we can expect The Apprentice to land on screens have yet to be announced.

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