05/02/2023

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“Weird Al” Yankovic has been part of popular culture for many years now, parodying a number of the greatest songs in historical past. Now, he’s the topic of a brand new film directed by Eric Appel. Sadly, nevertheless, the film isn’t obtainable on Netflix and the probabilities are for those who’re right here, you’re going to have a tough time discovering the film.

Produced by Humorous or Die and Tango Leisure, the brand new biopic (that itself is sort of a parody) is about Bizarre All and his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like ‘Eat It’ and ‘Like a Surgeon’

The film stars Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Evan Rachel Wooden (Westworld), Rainn Wilson (The Workplace), Toby Huss (GLOW) and Julianne Nicholson (I, Tonya)

Will Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story be on Netflix?

There aren’t any public plans to carry Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story to Netflix, provided that Roku solely distributes the film. They maintain the worldwide rights to the film and to our information, hasn’t offered them to different streaming networks outdoors the US.

This isn’t unusual, in fact with distributors not promoting their films internationally to Netflix however most often, there may be no less than someplace to look at their films following their theatrical launch.

However that’s not the case with The Roku Channel.

The film is undoubtedly going to be certainly one of 2022’s hardest-to-watch titles, given the finicky and regional availability of The Roku Channel.

In response to the Roku Channel web site, solely three areas even have the flexibility to look at the film. The US, the UK, and Canada.

In america, you’ll be able to watch the title the best, with the film being obtainable on The Roku Channel’s web site or related apps largely unique to Roku units.

In the UK, the web site is unavailable, that means you’ll want a Roku system or a handful of different units, similar to Hisense TV or Sky Q, to look at by way of The Roku Channel.

In lots of areas, The Roku Channel doesn’t exist in any kind in any respect.

Acknowledging that the film is difficult to look at is Al Yankovic, the topic of the film, telling individuals on a Roku-promoted Q&A that whereas Roku is engaged on it, you would possibly wish to contemplate pirating it. Wild stuff.

Sticking with Al Yankovic for a second, he’ll be voicing within the new animated film The Soccer Soccer Film coming to Netflix on November ninth.

Will you be testing Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story on The Roku Channel, or will you be watching one other means? Tell us within the feedback down under.

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