Actor Billy Zane has signed on for “Zoolander 2,” the much-anticipated sequel the comedy flick.
Series lead Ben Stiller confirmed the actor’s participation on his Instagram:
Singer Justin Bieber will reportedly make a cameo appearance in the film.
Stiller also confirmed the Canadian star’s participation in another post:
According to a report from People , rapper Kanye West and wife Kim Kardashian might also make an appearance.
Ben Stiller’s wife, Christine Taylor, who starred in the first film as and Zoolander’s love interest Matilda Jeffries, also confirmed her particpation with Entertainment Weekly : “I can tell you that I’m involved, but that’s all I can say,” the actress said.
“I can tell you it’s happening, but I can’t tell you where Matilda’s at and where their relationship is at.
It’s all top secret!” New cast members include Saturday Night Live alumni’s Fred Armisen, Kristen Wiig and actress Penelope Cruz.
Stiller explained the upcoming film’s plot to Empire Magazine : “It’s ten years later and most of it is set in Europe,” he said.
“I don’t want to give away too much, but it’s basically Derek and Hansel ten years later – though the last movie ended on a happy note a lot of things have happened in the meantime,” said the actor.
“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.”