The trailer broke the record as the most successful comedy trailer launch of all time with 52.2 million views.
The trailer for Zoolander 2 has become the most successful trailer for a comedy film ever. The new trailer by Paramount Pictures' Zoolander 2 has broken the record for the most views. The trailer reached 52.2 million views in its first week.
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Zoolander 2 trailer is the sneak peek at the highly anticipated sequel to 2001's Zoolander. The trailer had its debut online on the 18th of November 2015. The comedy sequel is set to be released on the 12th of February 2016. The film will rival 20th Century Fox's Deadpool and Warner Bros.' How to Be Single.
Zoolander 2 follows Derek Zoolander and Hansel who are recruited by Montana Grosso to stop a deadly killer. The killer is targeting the most beautiful people in the world. Zoolander is played by ben Stiller accompanied by Owen Wilson.
Penélope Cruz will play the role of Montana Grosso. The trailer showed the assassin started his killing spree with pop star Justin Bieber. The assassin then kills off Usher Raymond, Demi Lovato and Miley Cyrus.
Detective Grosso recruits Derek and Hansel to infiltrate the world of high fashion. Derek and Hansel used to know first-hand as two of the top fashion models. However they are now considered old in the industry. The case also provides them with an opportunity to get back on top of the modeling world.
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The sequel will also see the return of Christine Taylor as Matilda Jeffries. The trailer also shows Mugatu returning from jail after Derek foiled his evil plans in the 2001 film. The original Zoolander became a cult hit. Ben Stiller will direct and wrote the screenplay with Justin Theroux.