Zoolander stars rock Valentino show to announce sequel

A couple of familiar chiselled, pouting faces turned heads at Paris Fashion Week as Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson sashayed down the catwalk, Zoolander-style, in a Maison Valentino show.

The stunt payed homage to a scene in the film which sees “really, really, ridiculously good-looking” male models Derek Zoolander (Stiller) and Hansel McDonald (Wilson) strut head-to-head in a walk-off, eventually pulling their underwear out of their trousers.

No wince-worthy Y-front malfunctions occurred however, as the two exchanged a blue-steely stare before flouncing past each other to finish peacocking round the horse-shoe catwalk, brushing their shoulder-draped jackets to the floor.

The media went in a total frenzy with social media sites buzzing with videos and photos of the duo mid-strut and in selfies with Anna Wintour who was in attendance sporting her signature shades.

Stiller even took the phone of popular Vine creator Jerome Jarre’s mid-video and finished his lap around the runway pulling pouts with the audience going wild in the background.

The walk-off to The Human League’s ‘Don’t You Want Me’ was an official announcement of Zoolander 2 which is due for release on February 12, 2016.

Stiller later uploaded a picture of himself and Wilson on his Instagram account in further confirmation:

The pair continued to stay in character as they left the fashion show in colourful camouflage ensembles, posing for pictures on mini-trampolines in front of the Eiffel Tower.

 

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