After fourteen years living a life with his lovely wife and children, Derek Zoolander made a surprise appearance alongside longtime friend and catwalk rival Hansel at Paris Fashion Week, where a very important announcement was made. Weathering insurmountable rumors and a ravenous fan base, it is finally official! Zoolander 2 will be hitting theaters this coming Winter!
That's right, on February 12, 2016, Ben Stiller will reprise his role as famed male model Derek Zoolander, and he will be joined by Owen Wilson as Hansel. Also returning is Christine Taylor, who will continue to play Derek's long-suffering wife and former journalist Matilda Jeffries. Shooting is expected to begin this spring in Rome for 12 weeks in and around the famed Cinecittà Studios. No other official cast has been announced at this time.
The official Zoolander 2 announcement arrives with photos of Derek Zoolander and Hansel strutting down the catwalk at Paris Fashion Week. Here, you see that Derek wears a custom Night Butterflies brocade suit with hand-embroidered overcoat and black Creeper shoes. Hansel wears a Silk Continent print Pajama suit with Double Cashmere overcoat and Open sneakers. They were also spotted hanging with Anna Wintour. Check it out: