BREAKING: Zoolander 2 Confirmed By Paramount During Paris Fashion Week! So Hot.
By Sarah Jayne Alexander
YES! Blue Steel is set to return as Paramount Studios confirm via a tweeted picture from the front row of Paris Fashion week showing the original two stars ‘Ben Stiller‘ and ‘Owen Wilson‘ strutting their stuff down the Valentino catwalk and closing the sensational show.
The tweet also confirmed the sequel’s release date which is slated for a February 12th 2016 opening in the US.
Details on the storyline and cast are thin on the ground at present but we are informed via ‘ComingSoon‘ that Justin Theroux who originally played ‘Evil DJ’ will co-write and direct, with Will Ferrell, Owen Wilson and Ben Stiller ‘all-but-confirmed’ to return as the villainous piano tie creator-Mugatu, hippe model Hansel and Blue Steel owning Derek Zoolander himself. There is no word yet on whether Mrs Zoolander Christine Taylor will be reprising her role or whether Jerry Stiller (yep, his actual real life dad) will return as model manager Maury Ballstein.
Some images of the pair backstage and strutting their stuff infront of the worlds fashion press emerged following the close of the show via Paris Fashion Week’s Snapchat summary. We get the famous ‘Blue Steel’ amonst others:
We can’t wait for another walk off! Here’s a reminder of the original with cameos from legendary David Bowie and Billy Zane:
We will, as always, provide updates and further information as and when it becomes available to us.