Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Release Date: Daniel Radcliffe Is Coming As Yankovic



If there is anything fans are excited to see it would probably be Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. Starring Harry potter superstar Daniel Radcliffe as the main lead, the story is going to follow the life of legendary Wankovice where we will be going to introduce all of the life events that brought him up to fame. 

As the movie has been already announced and the officials have not hesitated in revealing some incredible teaser photos, fans are looking forward to watching and hearing more about them. 

After the reveal of the cast, fans came to realize that the Harry Potter star is not the only one coming in the biopic. Well, there is some significant name that makes the movie more inspiring and exciting for the audience. Want to know? In this article, we’ll be going to share everything about this upcoming biopic story. Continue reading this article till the end and find out everything.

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Release Date – When it is going to Premiere?

After the announcement of the film, fans started to wonder about the release date. There is no doubt that release data is one of the hottest topics for people when it comes to any upcoming film. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story is not an ordinary film but rather one of the greatest projects for the fans. 

The idea behind the movie was rather satirical and it all started after a humorous video of Aaron Paul who is applying the version of Yankovic was shared on YouTube. The whole idea of the film originated from that incident which happened in 2010. 

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At the time of writing, the movie has already been wrapped up. The officials have already released powerful pictures that tease the movie, Thankfully the official trailer has also been released by them. 

Talking about the release date of Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, the film is confirmed to release in Fall 2022. There is no exact date released for the film but we will get back to them shortly. The exact release date for the film will be released shortly. Continue reading this article to find more detail regarding the film.

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Cast- Who is in it? 

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Daniel Radcliffe has shared his feelings regarding this role for the upcoming film. The actor is officially confirmed to play the lead role of Weird AI. As the official teaser photo of the film has officially been released, it can be seen that the cator is totally in the character where his mustache and aviator glasses are signifying his role. 

After the news went viral, Yankovic himself appreciated the actor and said, “I am thrilled that Daniel Radcliffe will be portraying me in the film,” Yankovic said. “I have no doubt whatsoever that this is the role future generations will remember him for.”

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He further added, “When my last movie UHF came out in 1989, I made a solemn vow to my fans that I would release a major motion picture every 33 years, like clockwork. I’m very happy to say we’re on schedule,”

On the other hand, the actor has himself revealed the pressure of portraying the role of the legendary star. In an interview with People magazine, he revealed, “Wearing the Hawaiian shirt is a huge responsibility that I don’t take lightly. And I’m honored to finally share with the world the absolutely 100 percent unassailable true story of Weird Al’s depraved and scandalous life.”

As for now, the movie has been finalized in Los Angeles and will premiere on The Roku Channel. Colin Davis,  Roku Head of Original Scripted Programming said in the press release, “There aren’t enough biopic movies about famous musicians and we were excited to shine a light on the incredibly true, unexaggerated story of Weird Al,”

He further added, “This is sincerely the ultimate combination of talent, creativity, and friends, coming together to make something genuinely funny and we could not be prouder to call this film a Roku Original.”

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Along with them, there will be multiple stars that will be preparing themselves for the upcoming film. There will be Rainn Wilson as Dr. Demento, a/k/a Barry Hansen, the radio broadcaster who was famous for his novel songs. Along with him, there will be Julianne Nicholson and Toby Huss appearing as Yankovic’s parents, Mary and Nick. And last but not least, there will be Evan Rachel Wood who will be coming as the iconic Madonna.

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Plot – What will it be about?

The official synopsis of the movie has already been released. It reads, Daniel Radcliffe is “Weird” Al Yankovic in the unexaggerated true story about the greatest musician of our time. From a conventional upbringing where playing the accordion was a sin, Al rebelled and made his dream of changing the words to world-renowned songs come true. An instant success and sex symbol, Al lives an excessive lifestyle and pursues an infamous romance that nearly destroys him. With Evan Rachel Wood, Rainn Wilson, and an A-list cast of thousands their agents won’t let us reveal.

Where is the official Trailer?

If you have not watched the official trailer for the film then don’t worry. Here is the official trailer of Weird: The Al Yankovic Story. Watch the official trailer of the film and find out more about it.

Bottom Line

Unlike the other movie, a Biopic of any legendary star has always been appreciated by the fans. The true reality of the things came to light after going through the story. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story is one such film that will be going to based on the real life of Al Yankovic who is a well-known artist of the 90s. The life of the artist was filled up with multiple controversies and huge success which is going to symbolize in the film. 

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