‘white and nerdy’, Amish Paradise, ‘Fat’, ‘Eat it’, ‘word crimes’, ‘The saga begins’… If there is an artist in the history of music who has known how to twist pop culture to turn it into poignant humor and polka based on the greatest hits in music, that’s “Weird Al” Yankovic, one of the most beloved people in the United States, with a recognizable hairstyle anywhere and always accompanied by his accordion. now we can see the first trailer for the film about his lifeinterpreted by…Daniel Radcliffe!
Tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1699
If you don’t know his hilarious songs, surely you have seen him in some of your favorite series and movieswhether you recognize it or not: ‘Spy as you can’, ‘George of the jungle’, ‘The Flintstones’, ‘Crazy ex-girlfriend’, ‘Galavant’, ‘The Simpson’ and even ‘Pokémon 2: the power of one’ and its great ‘Polkamon’. She had her own TV show, has made cameo appearances on ‘Grab it as you can’, ‘BoJack Horseman’ either ‘Halloween II’: it is literally impossible not to know Weird Alwho at 62 is still in a better creative state and in better shape than ever.
Now it is Daniel Radcliffe who has put on his curly hair, has taken the accordion, the Hawaiian shirt, the mustache and has thrown himself into the always exciting world of polka in ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’, whose first trailer promises to be halfway between biopic parody and absurd humor. Eric Appel debuts in directing after fifteen years dedicated to television, where he has directed episodes of ‘Brooklyn nine-nine’, ‘silicon valley’ either ‘Last week tonight with John Oliver’. Big words.
This first preview comes just three months after filming began, but it is still to be released, which will be in the fall on The Roku Channel, without confirmation of who will bring her to Spain. Daniel Radcliffe tells in the New York Times that after a scene, Weird Al approached him to ask “Is that the weirdest thing you’ve ever done?”. Daniel replied “It’s the top 2, the other is that Paul Dano will use me as a jet ski at the beginning of ‘Swiss Army Man’“. Such for which.
We would like to thank the writer of this short article for this amazing material
First trailer for ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’: Daniel Radcliffe surrounds himself with weirdness and accordions in the biopic of the unclassifiable musician