By Corey Atad.

You’ve never seen a biopic like this.

On Monday, Roku debuted the full trailer for the highly anticipated “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story”, starring Daniel Radcliffe as the iconic parody artist.

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“My whole life, all I wanted,” he says in the trailer, “is to make up new words to a song that already exists.”

Photo: Roku
Photo: Roku

The trailer also reveals more about how the comedy will give fans a very fictionalized tour through Yankovic’s life story, including an apparently destructive relationship with Madonna, played by Evan Rachel Wood, and difficulties with his band.

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It also appears from the trailer, than when singing in the film, Radcliffe will be dubbed by Yankovic himself, who also makes a cameo appearance.

“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” will have its world premiere in TIFF’s Midnight Madness program next month before streaming on Roku on Nov. 4.


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