Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Release Date: Daniel Radcliffe will be next seen as musical legend ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic in the biopic of the same person. Here we will talk about everything related to this film – star cast, trailer, updates, speculation, and more.
It’s a Roku Original film featuring everything about the life of Yankovic and his career. He worked for over 45 years through which he saw many ups and downs. The movie will also feature his rise to fame, the release of parodies like Eat It and Like A Surgeon. The music legend won five Grammys, six platinum records, and a Billboard 200 number one album (Mandatory Fun) in his lifetime. Besides, it will also show the celebrity love affairs and Yankovic’s lifestyle when he was not on the stage.
The trailer of Weird: The Al Yankovic Story released on May 5, 2022. Going by the clip, we can expect the film to live up to its title. Thus, the fans should get ready to get a look at the Lost City star. In it, Radcliffe is seen saying “Hope you guys are ready for this,” in the microphone. It appears that he is on stage to deliver one of Yankovic’s trademark tunes. In the clip, we can also get to see Madonna (Evan Rachel Wood).
In an interview, Radcliffe revealed that he got surprised as Yankovic selected him to portray himself in the film without even meeting him in person. Then, the Harry Potter star recalled a performance that he did on the Graham Norton Show about ten years ago. He performed on The Elements song by Tom Lehrer. So, he thought way Al chose him.
Eric Appel is directing the biopic of Grammy award winning music star Al Yankovic. Besides being the director, Appel is also its executive producer. Scroll down to know more about it.
The Weird Al Yankovic Story release date
The filming has been completed already. The teaser and trailer have been released. The exact release date is not released yet. But, it was broadly confirmed that the film will release this Fall or autumn 2022.
Weird Al Yankovic Story movie cast
Daniel Radcliffe is portraying the legend himself, Al Yankovic. He seemed to be honored to play the Weird Al’s depraved and scandalous life. On the other hand, Yankovic said that he is thrilled to have Radcliffe portraying him. Al has co-written the film too. He seemed sure that future generations will love Daniel for this role.
Evan Rachel Wood will portray Madonna in the movie. The Westworld actress shared her picture as the pop queen. The star cast will also include Rainn Wilson, Toby Russ and Julianne Nicholson.
Weird Al Yankovic movie trailer
It has landed already. The fans have shown love to the clip, and Radcliffe for his new role. Like a Surgeon – parody song of Madonna’s Like a Virgin is heard playing in the trailer’s background.