Life parodied in Weird: The Al Yankovic Storythe latest from the co-writer/director Eric Apel.
The film is about the strange life of Weird Al, a beloved musician who takes other people’s songs, writes new lyrics to them and makes everyone laugh. As strange as his approach to music may have been, behind the scenes everything went exactly as it always had: addiction to drugs, alcohol and famous partners threatened to derail everything. Except none of that happened because Weird Al is a low-key guy. But shouldn’t his biopic be a parody of biopics?
The first iteration of the film was the 2010 trailer for Funny or Die, which Apel directed. It was one of a long series of shorts and television work Apel, but this idea will not die. He’s coming back to direct the real thing, an absolutely insane thing, but hey, at least he knows exactly what it’s supposed to be.
The title host was redesigned, p Daniel Radcliffe takes over and continues his post-Potter career where he does whatever he wants. Joint role with him Evan Rachel Wood, Rayne Wilsonand Quinta Brunson.
This movie is going to be wild and incredibly inaccurate, and hopefully he’s going to have a great time.
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story director Eric Apel and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Evan Rachel Wood, Rayne Wilsonand Quinta Brunson. It will be released on Roku on November 4, 2022.
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