Watch Now Daniel Radcliffe within the First Full Trailer for ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’
The biopic, set to stream Nov. 4 on The Roku Channel, furthermore stars Quinta Brunson, Evan Rachel Wood, Julianne Nicholson and Rainn Wilson
Get ready to get bizarre!
The first trailer for Weird: The Al Yankovic Story dropped on Monday. And in true Weird Al vogue, the Daniel Radcliffe-led movie seems to offer a novel take care of the biopic vogue.
“I’m tired of of us considering I’m some type of joke,” Radcliffe’s Yankovic says contained in the trailer, earlier than confessing his lifelong dream to his buddies. “My full life, all I’ve wished, is to make up new phrases to a observe that already exists.”
“Oh… correctly, you wish to do that then!” one hilariously responds contained in the clip.
From there, we see the Yankovic start to craft “My Bologna,” his 1983 parody of The Knack’s 1979 hit “My Sharona.” Soon, crowds are cheering Yankovic on and Madonna (carried out by Evan Rachel Wood) reveals up at his mansion.
“I used to be questioning for a lot of who’ve been going to do a parody of my observe, “Like a Virgin”? she asks, earlier than telling him the observe is autobiographical “other than the fact that I’ve had a great deal of intercourse.”
Their steamy affair, and he have an effect on on him, is simply definitely certainly one of many factors depicted contained in the movie.
“Discover the icon who modified music — actually,” the movie’s log line says.
Produced by Funny or Die and Tango and set to stream on The Roku Channel, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story ensures to take “audiences on a very unbelievable journey by way of Yankovic’s life and occupation, from gifted teenager prodigy to the proper musical legend of all time,” consistent with a tongue-in-cheek press launch earlier this 12 months.
“The biopic holds nothing as soon as extra, exploring each side of Yankovic’s life, from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like ‘Eat It’ and ‘Like a Surgeon’ to his torrid celeb amorous affairs and famously wicked life-style,” the discharge be taught.
PEOPLE totally debuted the first official photo of Radcliffe in costume as Yankovic in February.
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“Wearing the Hawaiian shirt is an enormous duty that I do not take flippantly,” Radcliffe talked about on the time, “and I’m honored to lastly share with the world the totally 100 laptop computer unassailably true story of Weird Al’s wicked and scandalous life.”
In a press launch earlier this 12 months, Weird Al gave the Harry Potter alum his blessing, saying on the time that he was “utterly thrilled that Daniel Radcliffe will probably be portraying” him.
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“I’ve little question in the least that that is the place future generations will bear in mind him for,” the “White & Nerdy” singer, 62, talked about.
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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, directed by Eric Appel, will get its world premiere on the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 8. Quinta Brunson, Julianne Nicholson, Rainn Wilson, Toby Huss and Jimmy Walker Jr. furthermore star.
It’s in the marketplace to stream totally on The Roku Channel beginning Friday, Nov. 4.