The trailer also reveals new footage, including an explanation for why Cruz’s character, Valentina, could never break into the high fashion world.
“I was a swimsuit model,” Valentina tells Zoolander and his best friend, Hansel (Owen Wilson). “I was never able to transition to your world because of this …” after which Valentina unzips her top to reveal her curves.
“Zoolander 2” was directed by Stiller, with Justin Theroux writing the screenplay. Stuart Cornfeld, Scott Rudin and Clayton Townsend all served as producers. Stiller also produced under his Red Hour Films banner.
Stiller previously directed, co-wrote and produced the 2001 comedy “Zoolander.” That film went on to gross over $60 million at the global box office. “Zoolander 2” will open in theaters on Feb. 12.