Daniel Radcliffe has all the time been a slim, trim and good-looking British lad. The trailer for his upcoming movie, “Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story,” nonetheless, noticed impassioned followers screech about his flat ironing-board abs. He revealed the true purpose 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 the rest,” he instructed “ET” host Rachel Smith on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant. “An article in regards to the movie got here out saying that I obtained in form for this function, 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 obtained 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 function, Radcliffe stepped into the sneakers of “Weird” Al Yankovic, the singer who famously parodied standard songs and solidified that craft right into a style of its personal. Directed by Eric Appel, the movie will probably 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 issues appearing, didn’t notably benefit from the endeavor.

Radcliffe (left) stated Yankovic (proper) was an “extremely candy, type individual.”

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“The accordion is a nightmare,” he stated. “It’s beautiful, it’s fantastic, it’s actually, actually enjoyable, but in addition it breaks your mind… [It takes] immense follow and expertise. It’s wild what he can do.”

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

“Truthfully, this movie from entrance to again was simply probably the most enjoyable experiences I’ve ever had,” he instructed 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 every single day.”

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

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

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