A documentary on Stormy Daniels, the porn star who made national headlines when it was revealed that Trump lawyer Michael Cohen paid her $130,000 to keep quiet about her alleged affair with the former president, is coming to Peacock next month.
“Stormy,” directed and produced by Emmy-nominated helmer Sarah Gibson, premieres on the streamer on March 18. Gibson is known for her work on documentary films and series including Netflix’s “Orgasm Inc: The Story of OneTaste,” which she co-directed, and “Britney vs. Spears,” which she produced.
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“From reporters to lawyers to politicians, many have attempted to define Stormy Daniels,” the doc’s official description reads. “‘Stormy’ tells the unvarnished truth about an unlikely American icon — this time, in her own words.”
Erin Lee Carr, director of “Britney vs. Spears,” serves as a producer on “Stormy.” Judd Apatow is an executive producer via his Apatow Productions (“George Carlin’s American Dream,” “The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling”), alongside Sara Bernstein and Meredith Kaulfers for Imagine Documentaries (“The Super Models,” “Judy Blume Forever”). Emelia Brown also produces.
“‘Stormy’ delves into the life and times of Stormy Daniels, as she shares her story and account of events that have become part of American history,” the description continues. “The film takes the audience behind the curtain as Stormy navigates being a mother, an artist and an advocate working hard to reinvent herself, while still grappling with the bombshell that went off in her life five years earlier.”
The 2018 revelation resulted in Daniels filing a lawsuit against Trump, claiming that the non-disclosure agreement she had signed in reference to the alleged affair was invalid. Trump continued to deny the allegations and accused Daniels of lying, leading her to file a second lawsuit against him on libel charges. However, that suit was dismissed. In August 2018, Cohen reached a plea deal with prosecutors regarding his involvement in silencing Daniels.
Watch the official teaser for “Stormy” below.
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