The Teaser for ‘Zoolander 2’ Ponders the Nature of God and “Ugly People”


“If God exists, then why did he make ugly people?” asks Ben Stiller’s Derek Zoolander in the too-short teaser for the long-awaited sequel Zoolander 2.

The 2001 film Zoolander found a cult following thanks to its goofy satire about the fashion industry, transforming what could have been forgettable dumb comedy into a showcase for some of Stiller, Owen Wilson, Christine Taylor, Milla Jovovich, Will Ferrell, and company’s best funnies.

We don’t get much from the clip featuring voice synthesiser-style narration, but we do know that the sequel unites the old players with a few new faces, including those of Penelope Cruz, Kristen Wiig (yes!), and Cyrus Arnold. Cameos from Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian, and Willie Nelson are expected. Stiller spoke about Zoolander 2 in a 2011 interview:

It’s ten years later and most of it is set in Europe… it’s basically Derek and Hansel… though the last movie ended on a happy note a lot of things have happened in the meantime. Their lives have changed and they’re not really relevant anymore. It’s a new world for them.

Zoolander 2 struts into theaters on February 12, 2016.