Daniel Radcliffe as Weird Al Yankovic in the biopic trailer. VIDEO

The video that anticipates what we will see in the highly anticipated biographical film dedicated to the legendary American singer, comedian and actor is out. The Harry Potter star is totally transformed to tell us about the life, works and miracles of the eccentric Californian artist. Yankovic is the author of the screenplay, along with Eric Appel (who is also the director)

Forget about Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter version because the film is coming that will change the connotations of the star that many of us identify with the iconic wizard. We are talking about WEIRD: The ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Storythe biopic dedicated to the legendary American singer, comedian and actor.

Radcliffe will totally transform himself, both physically and on the level of personality, to tell us about the life, works and miracles of the eccentric Californian artist. Yankovic is the author of the screenplay, along with Eric Appel, who is also the director.

A few hours ago the trailer of this highly anticipated biographical film came out, for a first tasty taste that you can enjoy in the video that you find at the top of this article.

The film

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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, the filming of the biopic has ended

WEIRD: The ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Story is produced for Roku. After the casting announcement, Yankovic said he was “thrilled” by the idea of ​​being played by Radcliffe. “I have no doubt that this will be the role that future generations will remember him for,” he said with his irresistible irony of him.
If this artist is not very well known here, just think that in the United States he is so famous that Paul Rudd (the sexiest man of 2021 according to People) on Halloween he disguised himself as him …

This biopic “holds nothing back, exploring every aspect of Yankovic’s life, from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits such as Eat It And Like a Surgeon to his torrid love affairs with celebrities and the famous depraved lifestyle ”, these are the words of the official press release. In short, the conditions for a great biographical film outside the box are all there.

The film is proposed as a journey that will stop at every crucial point in the life and career of this musician, starting from the period of his childhood – with him as a child prodigy – up to his consecration as a musical legend.

“Coming This Fall,” reads at the end of the trailer. We can’t wait but we have to wait a few more months, until next autumn.

Who is “Weird Al” Yankovic

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Daniel Radcliffe, first photos on the set of the biopic on “Weird Al” Yankovic

“Weird Al” Yankovic, aka Alfred Matthew Yankovic, is an American singer-songwriter, accordionist, actor and comedian. It has been a long time since the first parody of him, recorded in 1976. From that moment on, this man has been the protagonist of a steadily rising success story, especially overseas.
He has sold over 12 million albums (as of 2007), recorded over 150 songs including parodies and original songs, and held over a thousand live shows. He was awarded five Grammy Awards and earned eleven nominations. He has so far collected four gold records and six platinum records in the United States. The last record of him, Mandatory Fun (2014), became her highest-selling album during its first week of debut. It was also the first ever comic album to reach number one in the Billboard Top 200.

Yankovic, not only music but also cinema

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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, Daniel Radcliffe will star

Yankovic is not only a legendary name of the seven notes: this artist has also repeatedly made forays into the seventh art and on television.
He wrote the film UHF (1989), in which he also stars. He is the greatest protagonist of the television series The Weird Al Show (1997). He has appeared in countless cameos and has also written two children’s books, When I Grow Up And My New Teacher and Me!.

His parodies of famous songs

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The best music biopics according to Rolling Stone. PHOTO

Among the workhorses of “Weird Al” Yankovic are his irresistible parodies of popular songs, including a version of Beat It by Michael Jackson (which he rewrote and renamed as Eat It) And Another One Bites The Dust by Queen (which has become Another One Rides The Bus).

Lots of stars – such as Donny Osmond, Seth Green and Jack Black – have appeared in his videos. Calling him a living legend is an understatement, as can be seen from his biopic.

Daniel Radcliffe as Weird Al Yankovic in the biopic trailer. VIDEO