Weird: The Al Yankovic Story was originally a Funny or Die skit in 2014. The sketch showed a comedic history and rise to fame of the famous parody musician Weird Al Yankovic. The video was very popular, with many fans and commentators wishing for a full-length version of this concept.
Almost a decade later, that wish is becoming a reality. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story is being released as a feature film. It is directed by Eric Appel and written by Weird Al Yankovic.
The film will star Daniel Radcliffe, Rainn Wilson, Evan Rachel Wood, and Toby Huss. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story was produced by Funny or Die and distributed by The Roku Channel.
The movie has a release date of fall 2022. It will be hosted on The Roku Channel, Roku’s streaming service.
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Watch The Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Trailer
This movie looks like it will be hilarious. I have loved Daniel Radcliffe’s work since Harry Potter, especially the series Miracle Workers with Steve Buschemi. I am also very excited to see Rainn Wilson play the role of Dr. Demento.
UPDATE: Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Review (2022)
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