“All my life, all I’ve wanted is to create new words for an already existing song.”
Elvis has a magical voice and dreamy bouncy hair, charming Johnny Cash and the ability to break hearts with just his guitar, but it all pales in comparison to Weird Al Yankovic’s talent. and his relentless efforts to parody every popular song in existence. Thus, his 1979 masterpiece “My Bologna” was born and the rest, as it is said, is history. Or is it?
Ever since The Roku channel announced that the singer/songwriter’s strangely interesting career would come to fruition in “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” fans have been looking forward to the series with some excitement. and reticent. After all, how can a mere biopic survive with Weird Al’s own frenzy? Well, between Daniel Radcliffe’s perfect embodiment and the solid tone of voice from comedy writer/director Eric Appel (“Blue Mountain State,” “New Girl,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”) and co-writers Weird Al Yankovic, it is certain that from this video it seems that everyone involved has worked a small miracle.
Starring Radcliffe as the curly-headed and accordion-playing Weird Al and David Bloom as the teenage Al, the film also stars Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna, Rainn Wilson as his mentor Demento, Julianne Nicholson as his mother Mary, Toby Huss as his father Nick, Spencer Consider Clark as bassist Steve Jay, Quinta Brunson as Oprah Winfrey, etc.
“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” will stream for free on Roku November 4, 2022.
https://www.slashfilm.com/984456/weird-the-al-yankovic-story-trailer-the-true-story-of-the-icon-who-literally-changed-music/ The True Story of the Icon That Changed Music (Literally)