ABC Goes After Donald Trump With Unauthorized Bio Pic


ABC has scheduled the movie, called “Trump Unauthorized” (formerly titled “Ambition”), for 9 p.m. ET Tuesday, May 24. Justin Louis (“Hidden Hills,” “Missing”) takes on the role of the real-estate mogul-turned-reality TV star, with Katheryn Winnick (“The It Factor”) playing Trump’s first wife, Ivana.

The rest of the “Trump” cast includes, Saul Rubinek (“Dick,” “And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself”), Chris Potter (“The Pacifier”), Richard Portnow (“The Sopranos”) and David Lipper (“See Jane Date”).

The script of the movie is based on the books “The Trumps” and “Donald Trump: Master Apprentice” by Gwenda Blair. It follows Trump’s life from his time learning the real estate business from his father, Fred Trump Sr. (Ron McLarty), through his first successes in Manhattan and his life as a media celebrity

The script was written by Keith Curran. with John David Coles (“Desperate Housewives,” “The West Wing”) directing.