August 10, 2022

The saga can actually start. Bizarre Al Yankovic took to Instagram to announce and have a good time the top of filming for his biopic, Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story. Starring Daniel Radcliffe because the wild, lengthy haired, accordion enjoying musician, the characteristic will got down to inform the unbelievable story behind the extraordinary Yankovic’s life.

Within the publish, which includes a clapboard that includes the movie’s title together with the identify of director, Eric Appel, and digital camera operator, Ross Riege, Yankovic wrote that manufacturing had completed their eighteenth day of filming and that with that, they had been completed. He went on to reward the forged and crew saying that each one engaged on the film “completely killed it” and that the performer “can’t anticipate the world to see this factor.” Tying all of it collectively, two hashtags had been included on the backside of the message, “#OscarBait” and “#OscarsSoWEIRD”.


Issues have been transferring at a fast tempo for the hotly anticipated biopic. Simply two months in the past, it was revealed that Radcliffe would star because the parody king after which a couple of weeks in the past, we caught a primary take a look at the Harry Potter star decked out in a Hawaiian shirt below colourful stage lights, enjoying the accordion. Since then, information has moved rapidly, simply as filming did, with a shot launched final week of Evan Rachel Wooden dolled up for her function as pop megastar, Madonna.


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Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story guarantees to take viewers on a journey behind the early lifetime of the singer, whose hits embody “White and Nerdy” and “Like a Surgeon.” What many might not know in regards to the eccentric performer is that he’s lived a celebration fueled life and has been concerned in dangerous affairs with a number of the world’s most well-known celebrities. Yankovic and Appel teamed as much as pen the movie, which is being produced by Humorous Or Die and Tango.

Starring alongside Radcliffe and Wooden to deliver the story to life shall be Rainn Wilson as pioneer comedic radio host and the discoverer of Yankovic, Dr. Demento, Julianne Nicholson as Yankovic’s mom Mary, and Toby Huss because the musician’s father, Nick.

Whereas filming for the biopic flick has wrapped in lower than a month, it’s unknown when followers can anticipate to see the characteristic on the Roku channel. For now, we’ll simply must pregame by listening to all of Bizarre Al’s biggest hits and maintain a watch out for extra first look photographs and the eventual trailer. Take a look at the singer’s Instagram publish beneath:

Watch: Jimmy Fallon and Lin-Manuel Miranda React to Bizarre Al’s “The Hamilton Polka”

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