Dick Cheney signs waterboarding kit in Sacha Baron Cohen's latest teaser

A new teaser trailer, which appears to feature the comedian adopting a Middle Eastern accent to coerce former U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney into signing a waterboarding kit was also released today, as his heavily trailed return to television for the first time in over a decade was officially announced.

A teaser for the show, unveiled last night, shows a clip in which he gives former Vice President Dick Cheney a waterboarding kit to sign... which he duly does. This is gonna be a good 'un.

If Who Is America? is in fact the title of Cohen's new mysterious program, and if it's the same thing as an unrevealed-yet-teased new series Showtime began promoting (albeit discretely) in late June, then it might be arriving sooner rather than later. The video is presented without context, but it appears Cohen was somehow able to convince the former USA vice president to sign his "waterboard kit".

Cheney himself teased the show in a clip posted Monday by Showtime, the premium-cable network where 'Who is America?' is set to premiere next Sunday.

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It is unclear how much Baron Cohen's new show will focus on the Trump administration. "The creators won't let us show you a scene, the lawyers won't let us tell you the name of the star, and we can't even reveal the show's title or we'd be breaking or non disclosure agreement", it said in another recent promo video.

Donald Trump might feature into the show in some way as well. "That's the first time I've ever signed a waterboard". Behind the elaborate setup is a genuine quest for the truth about people, places and politics.

The video was a recording of Mr. Trump slamming Cohen years ago, calling him a "third-rate character" who deserved to be punched.

We'll find out when "Who Is America?" premieres this Sunday at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime.

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