The trailer for “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” a new biopic about the comedic singer, was released on Tuesday.
“What can I say, I’m full of surprises,” he says, wearing clear-rimmed glasses straight out of the 1980s.
The film was first announced in January and is written by Yankovic and Eric Appel. In a statement at the time, Yankovic said he was “absolutely thrilled” with Radcliffe’s casting.
“I have no doubt that this is the role that future generations will remember him for,” he said.
The film is slated for release this year on The Roku Channel.
The film, according to a press release, “holds nothing back, exploring every facet of Yankovic’s life, from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like ‘Eat It’ and ‘Like a Surgeon’ to his romantic relationships. raunchy with celebrities and famously depraved lifestyle.”