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Kanye West To Star In ‘Zoolander 2’ — Report

Mon, March 16, 2015 12:29pm EDT by 5 Comments

Strike a pose, Mr. West! Kanye West might be on board to star in the upcoming film, ‘Zoolander 2’ thanks to a suggestion from Will Ferrell!

Well Kanye West is really, really ridiculously good looking, right? The rapper and fashion designer, 37, might be trying out his acting skills alongside legendary male models Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) in the upcoming Zoolander sequel. The movie is already set to include fashion heavy hitters Karlie Kloss and Anna Wintour but now, thanks to a suggestion from Will Ferrell, Kanye might be added to the roster!

‘Zoolander 2’: Kanye West In Talks To Star

As if we weren’t excited enough already for more smoldering Zoolander action.

Kanye, best known for his musical stylings and his wife Kim Kardashian, might be heading in a different career direction, according to The Sun. If Kanye does land the role, he has original film star Will Ferrell to thank!

“Kanye is friends with Will and appeared briefly in Anchorman 2 but he wanted to be in Zoolander 2 even more,” said a source. More intriguing yet, Kanye might get some onscreen company from Kim!

As to whether Mrs. West will appear alongside Kanye, the sourced added that it is “very likely.” Kanye and Kim smoldering together on screen? Too much.

Strike A Pose, Kanye

News first broke that a Zoolander followup would be released a whopping 15 years after the original at Paris Fashion Week. During the Valentino runway show, two, uh, surprising models took to the catwalk— and turned quite a few heads!

The film, which will hit theaters in February, 2016, will follow Zoolander and his nemesis turned friend, Hansel, as they try to reinvent themselves in the modeling world. Production on the film has already begun, with Ben returning to the role of director and with a script written by Justin Theroux.

Would you want to see Kanye in Zoolander 2?

— Casey Mink