From Justin Bieber to Susan Sarandon: Here are the Six Best Celebrity Cameos In 'Zoolander 2'

Don't miss Ariana Grande and Susan Sarandon's brief, but hilarious appearances.


How many celebrities did it take to make Zoolander 2? A lot.

In the belated follow-up to 2001’s Zoolander, Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) must infiltrate the world of high fashion to stop someone from killing the world’s most beautiful people. Along the way, the ridiculous models cross paths with a number of familiar faces.

We don’t want to spoil the movie too much, but here’s a list of some of best cameos to keep an eye out for when Zoolander 2 opens on Feb. 12.

1. Justin Bieber

We already know from the trailer that the “Sorry” singer dies in the opening moments of the movie. Stiller recently revealed on The Tonight Show that this has been Bieber’s fate since an early draft of the script.

“We wrote the first script in 2010 and he was in it, but he was young, new Justin Bieber,” the Zoolander director told host Jimmy Fallon. “Now he’s like this cultural lightning rod. So, his death in the movie, people just fill it–it’s sort of like a Rorschach test for people.”

2. Kiefer Sutherland

There’s a reality where Sutherland actually plays Jack Bauer in Zoolander 2 and it’s awesome, but, sadly, this is not it. Instead, Sutherland plays a fictionalized version of himself who has a strong connection to Hansel during his exile from the fashion world.

3. Susan Sarandon and Ariana Grande

You won’t have trouble spotting Sarandon; however, it might take you a second to pick out Grande. Hint: just look for her trademark high ponytail.

In July, Sarandon confirmed that she shared a scene with Grande in the movie. “She couldn’t be more professional or sweet,” Sarandon said in an interview with Vulture.

4. Naomi Campbell

The English model makes an appearance in a weird, old commercial starring Zoolander as a half-man half-cow in which she showers herself in milk, because comedy. Her cameo was teased in the above trailer released a few weeks ago.

5. Anna Wintour, Alexander Wang, Tommy Hilfiger, Marc Jacobs

Wintour‘s cameo isn’t totally surprising given that Stiller and costar Penélope Cruz graced the cover of this month’s Vogue. Last March, the Vogue editor-in-chief visited Zoolander and Hansel backstage before they walked the Valentino runway at Paris Fashion Week.

6. Alexander Skarsgard

Since the character he played in the original movie died, the True Blood alum returns in a shirtless cameo as someone different and is accompanied by supermodel Karlie Kloss.

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