Bizarre Al says Warner Bros. denied Harry Potter parody

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You’re a lizard, Harry! Bizarre Al has revealed that Warner Bros. denied his request to write down and document a Harry Potter parody titled “Hedwig’s Theme.”

Whereas selling Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story, Bizarre Al revealed that he went to Warner Bros. for permission however was snubbed. “Every time it was, a couple of decade or two in the past, I approached the film firm simply to get a basic blessing like, ‘Hey, I’d love to do a Harry Potter parody.’ And I feel they mentioned no, or they by no means responded or no matter…However generally if you’re coping with franchises, and also you ask permission, you already know, there’s so many individuals that may say no, they usually normally do.”

It needs to be famous that Yankovic doesn’t really want permission, as parody falls beneath truthful use. However since he’s the world’s best particular person, he determined to ask for permission anyway. Or possibly he didn’t need one other Coolio situation…Bizarre Al has performed parodies of main franchises earlier than, like “The Saga Begins”, an “American Pie” parody about The Phantom Menace, and “Ode to a Superhero”, a “Piano Man” parody in regards to the first Spider-Man film.

It appears as if Bizarre Al has discovered a lesson from this. “If I’m doing a franchise, it’s normally higher simply to do it and make an apology somewhat than permission.”

Nonetheless, Bizarre Al did find yourself with a tie to the Harry Potter franchise in any case, as Daniel Radcliffe wound up enjoying the accordion-slingin’ icon in Bizarre: The Al Yankovic Story. “Possibly that’s what this movie is…This has been his means of doing a Harry Potter parody,” mentioned Radcliffe. Yankovic tied all of it collectively, saying, “We wish to suppose that [Weird: The Al Yankovic Story] is the final film of the Harry Potter franchise.” Now a showdown between Bizarre Al and Voldemort is one thing we have to see. Expelliarmus Accordionus!