Newswire: Fred Armisen joins the haute couture world of Zoolander 2
SNL veteran and maker of handcrafted, artisanal weirdos on the recently-renewed Portlandia Fred Armisen is being tapped to join Zoolander 2. The Hollywood Reporter confirms that Armisen has packed his bags and is heading for the fashion runways of Rome, where the sequel is currently in production. Armisen himself broke the news on Instagram:
The original Zoolander‘s release was unfortunately timed following 9/11, but the story of a male model who must use both of his brain cells to stop an international assassination plot has become a beloved cult hit over the years. The sequel has been gaining steam since its walk-off announcement in March, with really, really, ridiculously good-looking person Penelope Cruz joining the cast, and some pretty cool news about the return of your friend Billy Zane.
As one half of SNL‘s art-dealer couple Nuni and Nuni Schoener, Armisen already explored the strange world of …