DANIEL Radcliffe looked completely unrecognizable as he stepped out in a full “Weird Al” Yankovic outfit, which included a large curly wig, mustache, and wild patterned shirt.
WEIRD: The Story of Al Yankovic will premiere on Roku.
The Harry Potter the star was spotted on the set of the upcoming biopic on Sunday.
In the same release, Roku detailed the film, and Al said he was “absolutely delighted” that the British actor would play him in the film.
“I have no doubt that this is a role that future generations will remember him,” the comic said of the casting decision.
Over the weekend, Daniel was seen walking around the set in Los Angeles, wearing a large curly wig, mustache and a shirt with wild prints.
He had a phone in one hand and what appeared to be coffee in the other.
Fans were shocked to not be able to recognize what Daniel looked like when he was in the role.
One Twitter user wrote: “I WILL DISCOVER THE PICTURES OF DANIEL RADCLIFFE LIKE WEIRD AL”.
Another user added: “He looks like Daniel Radcliffe in Weird Al’s Halloween costume. I love him though.”
“Daniel Radcliffe as Weird Al is giving me life today,” a third wrote.
Al has been imitating popular songs since he was a teenager.
He has remade songs by famous artists, including Michael JacksonBirth children, and more.
The musician is the best-selling comedy recording artist of all time.
He’s also a five-time Grammy Award winner.
Colin Davis, head of original scripting at Roku, joked: “Clearly there aren’t enough biopics about famous musicians.”
He added that Roku was excited “to shine a light on Weird Al’s incredibly authentic, unflattering story.”
“It’s truly a wonderful combination of talent, creativity and friends that come together to make something really funny and we couldn’t be more proud to call this movie Roku Original. “, he said in the release.
The film began production earlier this month.
It is not clear when the film will be released.
Roku’s official synopsis for WEIRD: Al Yankovic’s Story reads: “The unstoppable biography explores every aspect of Yankovic’s life, from his stormy rise to fame. with original hits like ‘Eat It’ and ‘Like a Surgeon’ giving his celebrity celebrity swashbuckling romances and lifestyle.
“‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ takes audiences on a truly unbelievable journey through Yankovic’s life and career, from gifted prodigy to the greatest musical legend of all time.”
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