The life story of “Weird Al” Yankovic has finally come to the silver screen, and it’s just as wild and wacky as you’d expect. “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” is positioned as a standard biopic, but the film delights in exaggerating and embellishing the story of Weird Al’s rise to fame through Daniel Radcliffe’s performance as the iconic parody songster.
But where can you watch the Weird Al movie? All your questions answered below.
When Does “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” Come Out?
“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” opens Nov. 4 after first having its world premiere at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival.
Is the Weird Al Movie Streaming?
Yes! “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” is streaming exclusively on The Roku Channel, which is free. You can download the app.
Who is in the “Weird” Cast?
Daniel Radcliffe stars as “Weird Al” and the cast also includes Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna, Quinta Brunson as Oprah Winfrey, Spencer Treat Clark as Steve Jay, Will Forte as Ben Scotti, Conan O’Brien as Andy Warhol, Jack Black as Wolfman Jack, Jorma Taccone as Pee-wee Herman and Akiva Schaffer as Alice Cooper.
What Is “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” About?
The film’s tongue-in-cheek official synopsis is as follows: Daniel Radcliffe is “Weird” Al Yankovic in the unexaggerated true story about the greatest musician of our time. From a conventional upbringing where playing the accordion was a sin, Al rebelled and made his dream of changing the words to world-renowned songs come true. An instant success and sex symbol, Al lives an excessive lifestyle and pursues an infamous romance that nearly destroys him.