Roku had announced that Daniel would play the role of Yankovic (now 62) in their Roku Original biopic. It was written and directed by Alfred Yankovic And Eric AppelHe will direct the film.

In a Twitter, Daniel explained why he was casting him after his announcement.

There are many reasons I wanted Daniel Radcliffe to be in my film, but for me this was the most important. Weird Al: (He’s absolutely going to kill it,) wrote in January, alongside a video of the actor singing Tom LehrerBBC broadcasts “The Elements”, a 1959 BBC song Graham Norton Show2010