Neither one in every of them was performing like a virgin.
Daniel Radcliffe and Evan Rachel Wood have a torrid makeout session as early Eighties-era “Weird Al” Yankovic and Madonna in a brand new, hilarious trailer for the upcoming biopic “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story.”
“Harry Potter” star Radcliffe, 33, dons a wild wig, glasses and bushy mustache to play the now-62-year-old parody crooner, whereas Wood, 34, rocks the “Like a Virgin” singer’s eclectic type, together with huge, teased hair and a leather-based jacket.
In one scene, a flirty Madonna visits “Weird Al” at his huge mansion and asks if he’ll do a parody of her hit. The shot quickly cuts to the 2 wildly kissing in opposition to the wall in the movie, which paperwork the “White and Nerdy” rapper’s rise to fame.
The clip additionally dives into the accordion-loving Mad Magazine contributor’s put-upon youth and the way he composed his parody songs, together with “My Bologna,” “Another One Rides the Bus” and “I Love Rocky Road.”
“Be as bizarre as you need to be,” he declared to an awards present viewers in the trailer, which additionally focuses on Yankovic’s wrestle to be taken critically.
“All I needed was to make up new phrases to a track that already exists,” Radcliffe-as-Yankovic confessed in the trailer, discussing his inventive course of. “I’m uninterested in everybody pondering I’m some form of joke.”
The film will reportedly maintain nothing again and discover each side of Yankovic’s “trainwreck” of a life — from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like “Eat It” — a parody of Michael Jackson’s dance hit “Beat It” — and his Madonna parody “Like a Surgeon.” It may even delve into his torrid movie star amorous affairs and famously wicked life-style.
“’Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ takes audiences on a really unbelievable journey via Yankovic’s life and profession, from gifted baby prodigy to the best musical legend of all time,” a press launch famous in regards to the movie earlier this 12 months.
The biopic will first premiere on the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 8 after which will debut on the Roku channel on Nov. 4.
Rainn Wilson, Will Forte, Thomas Lennon, Julianna Nicholson and Quinta Brunson additionally star in the flick.