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‘WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story’ Trailer – The King of Parodies Makes Out with Madonna

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Aug 30 2022
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WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story is very loosely based on the world’s favorite parody song writing accordion player. It has a new trailer.

This mockumentary/biopic is the one a silly, irreverent person like Weird Al Yankovic deserves. It’s soaked in glitz of the music business and claims to give a more in-depth look at Yankovic’s life fans haven’t seen. What we’ve seen so far is also more than a bit ridiculous. When the project was announced the star had this to say about it:

“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.”

The latest trailer features Weird Al classics “My Bologna” and “I Love Rocky Road ” – plus a lot of Evan Rachel Wood as a very horny Madonna with bad intentions.

 

Some fans have expressed reservations about the way the musician is being portrayed. Yankovic is a vegetarian that doesn’t drink alcohol and has been described by friends as polite and introverted. He co-wrote the script that’s obviously a farce, so he’s just fine with it. If you expected a serious and totally factual biopic, are you really a Weird Al Yankovic fan?

The casting is fantastic. I’m a bit sad that James Preston Rogers’s Hulk Hogan didn’t make an appearance. Radcliffe and Wood are perfect.

WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story even rachel wood as madonna

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WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story

The biopic is written by Eric Appel and Yankovic and stars Daniel Radcliffe, Evan Rachel Wood, James Preston Rogers, and Rainn Wilson.

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“The unexaggerated true story about the greatest musician of our time. From a conventional upbringing where playing the accordion was a sin, Al rebelled. He 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.”

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