Super Funny. Zoolander 2 is filming! It’s scheduled to be released on February 12, 2016, by Paramount Pictures. Did you like Zoolander 2001? Now, another chance to laugh.
Today, ten things you should know about Zoolander 2:
1.- Zoolander 2 is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Ben Stiller and written by Justin Theroux and Ben Stiller.
2.- The movie is the sequel to the 2001 film Zoolander.
“I’ve been trying to get Zoolander 2 together and we’ve had a few scripts. I feel that is the sequel I really would like to do some day because I like the original and I would make sure it was something new and worthy of it first.” Ben Stiller.
3.- Zoolander 2 stars Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Penelope Cruz, Christine Taylor and Kristen Wiig.
4.- In February 2010, it was reported that Justin Theroux, who also co-wrote Tropic Thunder with Stiller, would write and direct the sequel.
5.- In January 2011, Stiller confirmed that the script had been completed.
6.- On November 20, 2014, Penelope Cruz joined the cast.
7.- Speaking about the plot, Ben Stiller said: “It’s ten years later and most of it is set in Europe… it’s basically Derek and Hansel… though the last movie ended on a happy note a lot of things have happened in the meantime. Their lives have changed and they’re not really relevant anymore. It’s a new world for them. Will Ferrell is written into the script and he’s expressed interest in doing it. I think Mugatu is an integral part of the Zoolander story, so yes, he features in a big way.”
8.- On February 9, 2015, it was confirmed that filming will commence in Rome, at Cinecittà studios in the spring of 2015. Principal photography began in April 2015.
9.- Music by Theodore Shapiro.
10.- The film is scheduled to be released on February 12, 2016, by Paramount Pictures.