Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to Vox.com, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.
While the first trailer for Zoolander 2 whet our appetite — and as we all know, "wetness is the essence of beauty" — for the highly-anticipated sequel to the 2001 movie, it was nothing more than a computerized voice philosophizing about life and a quick cameo from Ben Stiller's Derek Zoolander. Now, a full and proper trailer for Zoolander 2 has been released and it shows our moronic hero living in a world where he and partner-in-fashion Hansel (Owen Wilson) are out-of-touch and where people with chiseled abs and stunning features are getting gunned down.
Zoolander and Hansel are recruited by Penelope Cruz to go undercover in the fashion industry and stop whoever is assassinating the "world's most beautiful people." The trailer includes appearances from Benedict Cumberbatch, SNL's Kyle Mooney, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell as Mugatu, and a tragic scene involving Justin Bieber. There are also teases of cameos from Usher, Demi Lovato, Miley Cyrus, and Lenny Kravitz.
Zoolander 2 hits theaters February 12, 2016.