12 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 13-20, 2022 2022 - United States Weird: TheAl Yankovic Story Daniel Radcliffe is “Weird” Al Yankovic in the unexaggerated true story about the greatest musician of our time. From a conventional upbringing where playing the accordion was a sin, Al rebelled and made his dream of changing the words to world-renowned songs come true. An instant success and sex symbol, Al lives an excessive lifestyle and pursues an infamous romance that nearly destroys him. Director: Eric Appel Producer: Lia Buman, Mike Farah, Joe Farrell, Tim Headington, Whitney Hodack, Henry R. Munoz III, Neil Shah, Max Silva, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Writer: Eric Appel, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Daniel Radcliffe, Julianne Nicholson, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, Rainn Wilson, Quinta Brunson, Spencer Treat Clark, Will Forte, Toby Huss Following the premiere screening of Weird, attendees will experience the Festival’s renowned Opening Night Gala at Fashion Island and enjoy signature tastings from more than 2 dozen of the area’s top restaurants along with a hosted bar sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Guests will also enjoy a special sneak peak performance from the Broadway production of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Winner of 10 Tony awards including Best Musical. The North America tour of Moulin Rouge! The Musical premieres at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts for a limited three-week engagement, November 9 -27. Tickets are on sale now at scfta.org.