Michael Moore Aims to Dissolve Trump's "Teflon Shield" With "Fahrenheit 11/9"

Filmmaker Michael Moore, whose Fahrenheit 9/11 set a $200-million worldwide record for the biggest-grossing documentary of all time, has become a key figure in the resistance to Donald Trump. (Photo: Getty)

Michael Moore Aims to Dissolve Trump's "Teflon Shield" With "Fahrenheit 11/9"

"No matter what you throw at him, it hasn't worked," Moore said of Trump. "That all ends with this movie."

The moviemaking team behind Fahrenheit 9/11 has reunited for Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael Moore's latest documentary whose producers hope will "dissolve Trump's 'Teflon' shield and, in turn, his presidency."

Weinstein Co.'s Bob and Harvey Weinstein acquired the film on Tuesday. The "11/9" of the title refers to the day Trump was declared President of the United States. Moore has been working on the movie "under a strict cloak of secrecy," according to a statement. A release date has not been announced.

"No matter what you throw at him, it hasn't worked," Moore said of Trump in the statement. "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," Moore said.

The filmmaker--who predicted Trump's victory and has become a key figure of the resistance movement--released Michael Moore in TrumpLand last year; his anti-Trump one-man show, The Terms of My Surrender, will open on Broadway in July.

Variety reports that "David Glasser, chief operating officer of the Weinstein Company, said [the company] 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."

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