Sacha Baron Cohen has reportedly made a sequel to his hit movie Borat in secret.
According to Collider, the follow-up has already been filmed and screened for some industry types, though plot details are currently unclear.
It is also not clear whether the film is intended for a cinema release, or whether it is being funded by a streaming service – the latter of which is more likely, especially given the current climate.
The 2006 original movie went on to become a huge success, grossing over $260 million off of a $18 million budget and earning an Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Meanwhile, Cohen recently took on a more serious role as an undercover Israeli intelligence agent in Netflix's The Spy.
Before that, he also returned to the world of comedy in 2018 for American political satire series Who Is America?, though later revealed it would not return for a second season.
"It would be impossible," he explained. "We relied on the fact that no-one was expecting me. I hadn't done anything undercover for over a decade and so nobody thought, 'Oh wait a minute, is this a Sacha Baron Cohen character?'
"That's the problem. You'd have to wait another 10 years to get away with it again, otherwise you'd have some very slim pickings. And no publicist worth his or her weight would allow an interview with anyone suspicious now."
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