October 4th, 2011
04:24 PM ET
Owen Wilson's busily promoting his upcoming movie "The Big Year," and he's been dishing on the sequel to “Zoolander" along the way.
Wilson spoke to MTV about the much-anticipated "Zoolander 2," or “Twolander,” as he jokingly called it.
Since we’ve seen him last, things haven’t been going so well for Wilson's character Hansel. To be specific, "there's been a disfiguring injury.” Yikes!
In an interview with Empire Magazine earlier this year, Huffington Post reports that Ben Stiller revealed details of his completed “Zoolander 2” script, and things are looking grim for our dim models.
Stiller said the new movie is set in Europe, and he sees Derek and Hansel struggling. "I don't want to give away too much, but it's basically Derek [Stiller's character] and Hansel 10 years later – though the last movie ended on a happy note, a lot of things have happened in the meantime."
Thanks to this alleged disfiguring injury, Hansel isn’t as really, really ridiculously good-looking as he once was.
"Hansel, he's fallen on hard times," Wilson told MTV of his character’s lot in “Zoo Two.”
"Think 'Vanilla Sky," Wilson said wryly.
Is he joking? We’ll just have to wait and see.
As for the movie’s villain, "Will Ferrell is written into the script and he's expressed interest in doing it,” Stiller told Empire. “I think Mugatu is an integral part of the Zoolander story, so yes, he features in a big way."
Hopefully the script is kinder to Mugatu than it seems to have been to Hansel.
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