Daniel Radcliffe transforms into Weird Al Yankovic in first teaser trailer for Roku biopic Weird

Daniel Radcliffe transformed into Weird Al Yankovic in the first teaser trailer for Roku Original’s upcoming biopic about the life of the satirical musician.

On Tuesday, the streaming platform released a minute-long clip in which the 32-year-old actor was seen playing Weird Al’s trademark accordion and spitting out whiskey while going shirtless on stage as he embodied the hitmaker.

‘Hope you guys are ready for this,’ Daniel told a crowd of screaming fans as the trailer opened.

The latest: Daniel Radcliffe transformed into Weird Al Yankovic in the first teaser trailer for Roku Original's upcoming biopic about the life of the satirical musician

The latest: Daniel Radcliffe transformed into Weird Al Yankovic in the first teaser trailer for Roku Original’s upcoming biopic about the life of the satirical musician

The Harry Potter star was seen from behind while shirtless on stage with his band before the trailer cut to him lifting up an accordion and shouting, “Yeah!”

Like A Surgeon, Weird Al’s hit parody of Madonna’s classic Like A Virgin, began to play as Daniel was seen giving a high five.

The British performer donned a curly brown wig, mustache, glasses and one of Weird Al’s trademark Hawaiian t-shirts.

Channeling Al: The first teaser trailer for Roku Original's upcoming biopic about the life of the satirical musician was released Tuesday

Channeling Al: The first teaser trailer for Roku Original’s upcoming biopic about the life of the satirical musician was released Tuesday

In character: On Tuesday, the streaming platform released a minute-long clip in which the 32-year-old actor was seen playing Weird Al's trademark accordion and spitting out whiskey while going shirtless on stage as he embodied the hitmaker

In character: On Tuesday, the streaming platform released a minute-long clip in which the 32-year-old actor was seen playing Weird Al’s trademark accordion and spitting out whiskey while going shirtless on stage as he embodied the hitmaker

'Hope you guys are ready for this': Daniel told a crowd of screaming fans as the trailer opened

‘Hope you guys are ready for this’: Daniel told a crowd of screaming fans as the trailer opened

He was then seen holding an envelope as a group of his friends cheered behind him.

The trailer then cut to Daniel as he played an accordion on stage before he was seen throwing open the door of a music producer’s office and throwing an object.

In the next scene, Radcliffe showed off his impressively toned physique as he strutted shirtless across a stage while holding a bottle of whiskey.

Good news: He was then seen holding an envelope as a group of his friends cheered behind him

Good news: He was then seen holding an envelope as a group of his friends cheered behind him

Performing: The trailer then cut to Daniel as he played an accordion on stage

Performing: The trailer then cut to Daniel as he played an accordion on stage

Had it: He was seen throwing open the door of a music producer's office and throwing an object

Had it: He was seen throwing open the door of a music producer’s office and throwing an object

He took a swig of whiskey before throwing his head back and spitting it into the air.

Daniel was seen slicing a palm frond, doing a split, performing while dressed in scrubs and battling with a sushi chef in the next scenes.

The trailer cut to another scene in which the Kill Your Darlings actor was seen standing next to Rainn Wilson’s Dr. Demento.

Going shirtless: In the next scene, Radcliffe showed off his impressively toned physique as he strutted shirtless across a stage while holding a bottle of whiskey

Going shirtless: In the next scene, Radcliffe showed off his impressively toned physique as he strutted shirtless across a stage while holding a bottle of whiskey

The band: Weird Al's bandmates included Steve Jay and Jim West

The band: Weird Al’s bandmates included Steve Jay and Jim West

Hitmaker: He has sold over 12 million records as of 2007 over his career (which has spanned over five decades) and earned five Grammy Awards as well as 11 more nominations

Hitmaker: He has sold over 12 million records as of 2007 over his career (which has spanned over five decades) and earned five Grammy Awards as well as 11 more nominations

‘Anybody got an accordion?’ he asked as he was surrounded by outstretched hands holding three accordions.

The trailer concluded as Daniel, who wore an unbuttoned Hawaiian shirt, stood at the door of a mansion while Madonna (Evan Rachel Wood) walked by behind him.

‘What can I say? I’m full of surprises, ‘he said as he shut the door with a slam.

'Anybody got an accordion?': Daniel was seen playing Weird Al's signature instrument

‘Anybody got an accordion?’: Daniel was seen playing Weird Al’s signature instrument

Like a surgeon: The Harry Potter star was dressed up in scrubs in one scene

Like a surgeon: The Harry Potter star was dressed up in scrubs in one scene

Funny: Daniel was seen battling a sushi chef in another scene

Funny: Daniel was seen battling a sushi chef in another scene

Per Variety, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story was produced by Funny or Die and Tango. Weird Al himself co-wrote the script along with Funny or Die’s Eric Appel, who also directed the biopic.

In addition to Radcliffe, Wilson and Wood, the cast also stars Julianne Nicholson and Toby Huss as Weird Al’s parents Mary and Nick Yankovic.

The biopic follows ‘every facet of Yankovic’s life, from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like Eat It and Like a Surgeon to his torrid celebrity affairs and famously depraved lifestyle,’ per TVLine.

Co-stars: The trailer cut to another scene in which the Kill Your Darlings actor was seen standing next to Rainn Wilson's Dr.  Demento

Co-stars: The trailer cut to another scene in which the Kill Your Darlings actor was seen standing next to Rainn Wilson’s Dr. Demento

Icon: Evan Rachel Wood was seen briefly in character as Madonna

Icon: Evan Rachel Wood was seen briefly in character as Madonna

Biopic: Per Variety, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story was produced by Funny or Die and Tango.  Al himself co-wrote the script along with Funny or Die's Eric Appel, who also directed the biopic

Biopic: Per Variety, Weird: The Al Yankovic Story was produced by Funny or Die and Tango. Al himself co-wrote the script along with Funny or Die’s Eric Appel, who also directed the biopic

In addition, the movie will take fans on ‘a truly unbelievable journey through Yankovic’s life and career, from gifted child prodigy to the greatest musical legend of all time.’

It was announced Daniel would play Weird Al in the biopic in January 2022 and filming began in February 2022 in Los Angeles.

Daniel, who became a household name playing Harry Potter in that franchise, is a choice that Weird Al himself approves.

Daniel pictured May 15, 2019

Weird Al pictured in 1985

Star power: It was announced Daniel would play Weird Al in the biopic in January 2022

He said of the choice: ‘Absolutely thrilled that Daniel will be portraying’ him. ‘

Weird Al jokingly added: ‘I have no doubt whatsoever that this is the role future generations will remember him for.’

It is unknown when the film will premiere but it will debut on The Roku Channel, and a Roku device is not required in order to watch it.

Evan pictured

Madonna pictured in 1985

Striking: In the first image of Evan as Madonna that was released by Roku, Evan sported a similar look Madonna sported in the 1980s, complete with her ribbon style headband and lace pieces with layered necklaces

Weird Al, born Alfred Matthew Yankovic, became a household name because of his parody songs and comedic lyrics including Eat It, White & Nerdy, Smells Like Nirvana, Like a Surgeon, Amish Paradise and more.

He has sold over 12 million records as of 2007 over his career (which has spanned over five decades) and earned five Grammy Awards as well as 11 more nominations.

The 62-year-old is married to Suzanne Yankovic; they tied the knot in 2001 and are parents to daughter Nina, 19.

The legend himself: Weird Al, born Alfred Matthew Yankovic, became a household name because of his parody songs and comedic lyrics including Eat It, White & Nerdy, Smells Like Nirvana, Like a Surgeon, Amish Paradise and more;  pictured in 2021

The legend himself: Weird Al, born Alfred Matthew Yankovic, became a household name because of his parody songs and comedic lyrics including Eat It, White & Nerdy, Smells Like Nirvana, Like a Surgeon, Amish Paradise and more; pictured in 2021

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