While Ben Stiller is known mostly for his work in front of the camera, he has also made a name for himself in the director’s chair, helming a number of projects over the years. One of the films in which he pulled multiple duties was the 2001 comedy Zoolander, where he played the titular character while also co-writing the screenplay and taking on the job of directing the film. With the number of fans of the feature growing in the years since its release, many were excited to learn that Stiller would once again be reprising the character for a sequel, titled Zoolander 2. The film’s synopsis is as follows.
Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.
Stiller once again takes on directing duties, with Justin Theroux writing the screenplay this time around. Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, and Christine Taylor reprise their roles from the 2001 film, joined this time by Penélope Cruz, Kristen Wiig, Olivia Munn, and Fred Armisen. The film is set to hit theatres on February 12th, 2016, and the first trailer has now been released. The trailer can be seen below.