Daniel Radcliffe has spent the past decade cultivating a reputation as one of the most interesting, committed and daring young stars in the industry, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a shock when it was announced that he would play the title role in the biopic. WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story .
Then again, perhaps we shouldn’t have been so surprised when Radcliffe has long since abandoned his Harry Potter character to play characters as disparate and diverse as a farted corpse and an undercover agent infiltrating a group of white supremacists, a South African political prisoner, a merchant pilot who traffics with drugs, a man who accidentally gets guns in his hands and much more.
Filming of is now underway The Al Yankovic Story and the first photos from the set of Radcliffe’s character were revealed. As you can see below, it definitely looks the part and we have no reason to believe it won’t deliver a performance up to par.
While it could be argued that he looks a little more like early Gene Shalit than Weird Al, a retelling of Yankovic’s life story is definitely bound to have an unusual, perhaps even surrealist vibe, so it’s just the project. is going to live or die with 100% accuracy.