Piers Morgan is going to make a documentary along the lines of Michael Moore’s “Bowling for Columbine,” the failed CNN talk show host told Politico. The wide-ranging interview included catty remarks about his former associates along with no shortage of his trademark smug detachment from reality.
“I’ve been approached by a couple of big independent producers in Hollywood to make it,” Morgan revealed, albeit not naming any names, to media reporter Dylan Byers. “I’ve got a big offer on the table from a big player in Hollywood to fund it. We’re not quite where we both want to be yet, but we’re negotiating hard, and other people might come in.”
It’s big. Real big.
Left unsaid is how someone who couldn’t even attract basic cable television viewers expects to draw paying customers into theaters on date night, especially to hear some snotty Brit import disparage their freedom. Not that Morgan concerns himself with such mundane matters as reality…
“I’ve always felt that CNN should be more resilient to media criticism about monthly or quarterly ratings,” Morgan argued unconvincingly, as always. “Ted Turner once described CNN to me as The New York Times of television. We don’t care about chasing ratings or chasing readers.