A biopic about “Bizarre Al” Yankovic is ready to premiere on the Roku Channel this fall. And in a brand new trailer for Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story, viewers get their first glimpse of Daniel Radcliffe starring as Yankovic.
“Anybody received an accordion?” he says dramatically within the trailer, which you’ll watch under.
“Carrying the Hawaiian shirt is a big accountability that I don’t take evenly,” Radcliffe, greatest identified for his lead position within the Harry Potter motion pictures, instructed Uproxx about his position. “I’m honored to lastly share with the world the completely 100% unassailably true story of Bizarre Al’s wicked and scandalous life.”
Cowritten by Yankovic and director and producer Eric Appel, the movie paperwork Yankovic’s rise to fame and his adventures within the leisure trade. It additionally options a number of of his hit songs, together with “Eat It” and “Like a Surgeon,” which might be heard within the trailer.
An official launch date for the film hasn’t been introduced but.
“When my final film UHF got here out in 1989, I made a solemn vow to my followers that I might launch a significant movement image each 33 years, like clockwork. I’m very completely satisfied to say we’re on schedule,” Yankovic stated in an earlier press launch. “And I’m completely thrilled that Daniel Radcliffe might be portraying me within the movie. I’ve little question in any way that that is the position future generations will bear in mind him for.”
Yankovic is presently touring on an expansive 133-date trek that may wrap up in October.
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