“I hope you guys are prepared for this,” says Daniel Radcliffe within the trailer Roku dropped Tuesday for Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. However was there any manner we may’ve really been able to see the erstwhile Harry Potter minimize free because the five-time Grammy winner whose pop parodies embrace “Fats” and “Amish Paradise”?
Rhetorical query: There was not. As you’ll see within the above video, Radcliffe is all in because the curly-haired pop-culture icon within the streaming biopic. Per the official logline, Bizarre, written by its topic and Humorous or Die’s Eric Appel will discover “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 superstar amorous affairs and famously wicked way of life.” What’s extra, the movie guarantees to take audiences on “a really unbelievable journey via Yankovic’s life and profession, from gifted youngster prodigy to the best musical legend of all time.”
Again when the movie was announced in January, Yankovic stated in a press release that “when my final film UHF got here out in 1989, I made a solemn vow to my followers that I’d launch a significant movement image each 33 years, like clockwork. I’m very pleased to say we’re on schedule.
“I’m completely thrilled that Daniel Radcliffe might be portraying me within the movie,” he added. “I’ve little doubt in any way that that is the function future generations will keep in mind him for.”
Whether or not that’s true, we suspect that at very least when you see the film, dropping this fall, you gained’t be capable to unsee it. To take a look at the trailer, press PLAY on the video above.