The ‘Westworld’ actor is all set to shine on screen in ‘Roku’s Weird: The Al Yankovic Story.’ The movie will also star Daniel Radcliffe in a titular role. Evan Rachel Wood will be essaying the role of Madonna in the upcoming film.
What will be ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ all about?
The movie will take the audience on a rollercoaster ride. It will showcase the whole life of Weird Al. Daniel Radcliffe will be seen portraying the role of Weird Al. This might sound funny, but let me tell you it’s all true. The production of the film began in Los Angeles last month.
The screenplay of the movie has been written by Al Yankovic and Eric Appel. A short film of the same name was produced in the year 2010. As of now, the film’s release date has not been announced. The feature ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ will be streaming on the Roku Channel.
Along with Daniel and Evan, we will also witness Julianna Nicholson and Toby Huss playing pivotal roles in the film. They are going to play the role of parents of Weird Al. Julianna will be essaying the role of Mary Yankovic and Toby will be portraying the character of Nick Yankovic. Rainn Wilson will be playing the role of Dr. Demento.
Check out Evan’s first look as Madonna below:
The 34-year-old took to her Instagram to share her first look like Madonna. “The secret’s out! I am having WAY TOO MUCH FUN playing the iconic Madonna in @therokuchannel’s WEIRD: The Al Yankovic Story with Daniel Radcliffe. ✨🙌🏻🙌🏻😱😱💋”
Along with Yankovic, the movie will be produced by Mike Farah, Joe Farrell, and Whitney Hodack for Funny or Die, and Tim Headington, Lia Buman, and Max Silva for Tango.
In which movies have Evan Rachel Wood starred in before?
Wood has starred in many films like ‘Kajillionaire’, ‘Frozen II’, ‘The Ides of March’, ‘The Wrestler’, ‘Across the Universe’, ‘Running with Scissors’, and ‘Thirteen’. She has also been a part of a few series like ‘Doll & Em’, ‘True Blood’, ‘Mildred Pierce’ and ‘Drunk Horse’.
Rachel is best known for playing the character of Dolores Abernathy in HBO’s ‘Westworld’. She began her acting career in the 1990s. She made her debut as a lead actress at the young age of nine in Digging to China (1997).
In the past, she has received the Critics Choice Television Award. She is a three-time Emmy nominee. Over the last few years, she has amazed audiences with her stunning performances.
What’s next in line for Evan Rachel Wood?
The actress will be next seen in ‘Phoenix Rising’. It will be a two-part documentary that will revolve around her life and it will also showcase her relationship with her former fiancée Marilyn Manson. It will include the alleged experience of abuse at the hands of musician Manson. Amy Berg will wear the director’s cap for the film.
It would not be wrong to say that Evan Rachel Wood will make a great Madonna. Stay tuned for more updates.