Daniel Radcliffe has at all times been a slim, trim and good-looking British lad. The trailer for his upcoming movie, “Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story,” nevertheless, noticed impassioned followers screech about his flat ironing-board abs. He revealed the actual cause behind his new look in an interview with “Entertainment Tonight” that aired Friday.

“I used to be shirtless extra as Al than I’ve been in anything,” he informed “ET” host Rachel Smith on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition. “An article in regards to the movie got here out saying that I bought in form for this position, which I didn’t. My mother and father do CrossFit. They’re of their 60s they usually’re insanely match folks, so I’ve simply bought them to maintain up with.”

Let Radcliffe inform it, his mother and father are “phenoms” with regards to the health routine. “We don’t do CrossFit collectively. CrossFit is their factor. I’m not match sufficient, most likely, for CrossFit,” he added.

For his newest position, Radcliffe stepped into the footwear of “Weird” Al Yankovic, the singer who famously parodied common songs and solidified that craft right into a style of its personal. Directed by Eric Appel, the movie can be launched on the Roku Channel in November.

The actor naturally tried his hand on the accordion to convincingly painting Yankovich, who once performed a guitar solo live for the very first time on stage in New York City. Radcliffe, whose craft primarily considerations performing, didn’t significantly benefit from the endeavor.

Radcliffe (left) said Yankovic (right) was an "incredibly sweet, kind person."
Radcliffe (left) mentioned Yankovic (proper) was an “extremely candy, type individual.”

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“The accordion is a nightmare,” he mentioned. “It’s beautiful, it’s great, it’s actually, actually enjoyable, but additionally it breaks your mind… [It takes] immense observe and expertise. It’s wild what he can do.”

Of the movie itself, the actor mentioned it was “the one time I’ve performed somebody that I’ve been a fan of.” He informed “ET” that he was very glad that Yankovic was “an extremely candy, type individual” and that he’s merely enjoying “a model” of him.

“Actually, this movie from entrance to again was simply one of the enjoyable experiences I’ve ever had,” he informed the outlet. “There was nobody on this set that was detached to Al’s music, everybody on this set loves Al and was so pumped to be there daily.”

He went on so as to add: “It felt like this superb type of honor that all of us bought to be part of one thing so loopy.”

“Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story” hits the Roku Channel on Nov. 4.

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