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WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story | Official Trailer | Starring Daniel Radcliff, Evan Rachel Wood

Harry Potter” actor Daniel Radcliff strapped himself with an accordion on a new trailer of film, “Weird : The Al Yankovic Story.” 

“Weird” is set to release on Roku’s on Nov. 4, but it will also screen at the Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness programming series on Sept. 8.

Daniel Radcliffe portrays “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.

In this trailer, Radcliffe with his curly brown mop of hair, wire-rim glasses and bushy mustache, made an amazing transition. Besides Radcliffe as Yankovic, the film also boasting a wonderful cast, Evan Rachel Wood(“Westworld”) as Madonna; Quinta Brunson (“Abbott Elementary”) as Oprah Winfrey; Rainn Wilson(“The Office”) as broadcaster Dr. Demento; and Julianne Nicholson(“I, Tonya”) and Toby Huss(“Halt and Catch Fire”) as Yankovic’s parents, Mary and Nic

“Weird” is directed by Eric Appel, who co-wrote the film with Yankovic himself. The film comes from Funny Or Die and Tango. Yankovic is a five-time Grammy winner, has sold more than 12 million albums and recorded more than 150 parodies and original songs, and performed more than 1,000 live show.

Nobuhiro Hosoki
Nobuhiro Hosokihttps://www.cinemadailyus.com
Nobuhiro Hosoki grew up watching American films since he was a kid; he decided to go to the United States thanks to seeing the artistry of Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange.” After graduating from film school, he worked as an assistant director on TV Tokyo’s program called "Morning Satellite" at the New York branch office but he didn’t give up on his interest in cinema. He became a film reporter for via Yahoo Japan News. In that role, he writes news articles, picks out headliners for Yahoo News, as well as interviewing Hollywood film directors, actors, and producers working in the domestic circuit in the USA. He also does production interviews for Japanese distributors of American films and for in-theater on-sale programs. He is now the editor-in-chief of Cinemadailyus.com while continuing his work for Japan.


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