Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story is coming, and it’s about to get actually, properly, bizarre!
The Roku Channel film, which tells the not-so-true story of how well-liked satirist “Bizarre Al” Yankovic (performed by Daniel Radcliffe) rose to stardom is taking plenty of off-the-rails liberties with popular culture historical past. That’s notably true with Al’s love life the place, within the movie, we see him enter right into a severe romance with chart-topper Madonna (performed by Westworld star Evan Rachel Wooden).
“She very a lot pursues him,” teases Wooden. “He’s the love of her life till you understand that she might produce other methods up her sleeve and [you see] a way more traditional villainess model of Madonna, who slowly turns into an increasing number of of a sociopath because the movie goes on.”
Wooden says that the supply to play the Materials Woman was “such a tough sure from the beginning” for her, regardless of having simply wrapped filming the most recent season of HBO’s sci-fi drama. “I used to be planning on taking a while off, taking an extended break, after which this script confirmed up in my e-mail and the primary line of the e-mail mentioned, ‘you’ve been provided the position of Madonna,’ and I simply instantly burst out laughing.”
However the greatest problem when filling out these iconic shoulder pads? “Truthfully, it’s how assured she is,” Wooden admits. “I contemplate myself pretty assured, however I’m additionally fairly nerdy and a bit modest at instances, and she or he is simply the alternative of that. She is the epitome of cool and confidence. She disarms everybody that interviews her. She simply instructions each area that she’s in.”
Try the complete video interview with Wooden above for extra on enjoying Madonna and her fandom of Bizarre Al.
Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story, Film Premiere, Friday, November 4, The Roku Channel