Weird Al movie

The Al Yankovic Story

The comedic biographical film directed by Eric Appel, which is set for a free November

As arguably the most famous parody artist of all time.

It's slated to open the Toronto International Film Festival's Midnight Madness series on September 8.

"all I ever wanted was to make up new words to a song that already exists."

Yankovic climbed the charts in the 1980s with sendups like "Eat It," set to Michael Jackson's "Beat It"

The real Yankovic co-wrote the script, and eagle-eyed fans will notice him in the trailer

The film also stars Evan Rachel Wood as Madonna, Abbott Elementary creator Quinta Brunson as Oprah Winfrey,