In 2010, Paul regarded in a Silly or Die sketch directed by Eric Appel called Irregular: The Al Yankovic Story. Within the sketch, Paul performs Yankovic and additionally stars Olivia Wilde, and Patton Oswalt.
Issues have reach beefy circle as now Appel is co-creator (with Al Yankovic), and director of the new biopic popping out. In an interview with CinemaBlend, Paul mentions how he loves the reality that Daniel Radcliffe is lead in the film.
“It’s so extensive. I loved doing that. I love Al [Yankovic], I love Eric Appel, who wrote the skit for Silly Or Die and directed it. And he wrote the film with Al, and he’s directing the feature as effectively. I read that script years ago and it used to be accurate so over the quit comely. It used to be accurate after they were roughly poking round seeing in the event that they’ll gain this thing made, and I used to be in fact excited to peek it will definitely roughly reach collectively, and clearly Daniel [Radcliffe] is incredible. And so I mediate he’s entirely going to crush it.”
Why didn’t the cameo happen? That can even be blamed on Covid. Moral before he used to be attributable to step on residing, the actor tested definite for Covid-19. “I scamper, ‘Oh, no!’ So I couldn’t make it, after which I used to be accurate out for appreciate 10 solid days,” Paul mentioned. “I’ve never felt extra sick in my life. And so we couldn’t make the cameo, which I accurate entirely used to be overwhelmed about.”
Irregular: The Al Yankovic Story production kicked off in Los Angeles earlier this month. Yankovic is additionally producing alongside Mike Farah, Joe Farrell and Whitney Hodack for Silly Or Die, and Tim Headington, Lia Buman and Max Silva for Tango. Appel is exec producing with Silly Or Die’s Henry Muñoz III and Tango’s Neil Shah.
Irregular: The Al Yankovic Story shall be on hand for streaming exclusively on The Roku Channel.