Everything weird can get weirder: Daniel Radcliffe to play Weird Al Yankovic in a biopic

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(CNN)The Boy Who Lived volition beryllium playing the antheral who sang "Amish Paradise."

Daniel Radcliffe, the prima of the "Harry Potter" franchise, is acceptable to play "Weird Al" Yankovic successful a biopic astir his beingness for Roku.

In a cheeky statement, the drama signaling creator said helium was "absolutely thrilled" astir Radcliffe's casting, adding "I person nary uncertainty whatsoever that this is the relation aboriginal generations volition retrieve him for."

    The feature-length film, according to a property release, "holds thing back, exploring each facet of Yankovic's life, from his meteoric emergence to fame with aboriginal hits similar 'Eat It' and 'Like a Surgeon' to his torrid personage emotion affairs and famously depraved lifestyle."

      Yankovic wrote the movie on with Eric Appel.

          Production is acceptable to statesman successful February successful Los Angeles.

          It volition beryllium disposable exclusively connected The Roku Channel.

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