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Zoolander 2 release date confirmed at Paris Fashion Week

Zoolander 2

Story by Jack Foley

BEN Stiller and Owen Wilson have caused a stir at Paris Fashion Week by walking the catwalk as Derek Zoolander and Hansel, their characters from Zoolander.

The surprise visit was staged to launch the long-awaited sequel, as well as to confirm its release date of February 12, 2016.

The two actors made their appearance during the Valentino Fashion Show on Tuesday, March 10, 2015, and immediately went viral as news of the sequel started trending on Twitter.

The actors, in character, upstaged the Women’s Collection Fall/Winter 2015-16 Fashion Show in Paris, France.

The original Zoolander has become a cult favourite and followed the fortunes of a dim-witted male model (played by Stiller) who becomes involved in the assassination of the President of Malaysia while trying to discover the true meaning of life.

The character is based on a spoof supermodel creation from the 1996 VH1/Vogue fashion awards.

Wilson played Zoolander’s rival, Hansel.

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