Who’s in it?
During the dispute between Derek Zoolander and Hansel, the two models agree to a walk off: they will competitively model for the gathered audience. But things are briefly delayed when the pair realise that they need a judge for the contest. Fortunately, David Bowie volunteers his services:
Also appearing as themselves in “Zoolander” are the following celebrities: Melania Trump, Victoria Beckham, Emma Bunton, Christian Slater, Tom Ford, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Steve Kmetko, Tommy Hilfiger, Natalie Portman, Anne Meara, Fabio Lanzoni, Lenny Kravitz, Maggie Rizer, Gwen Stefani, Gavin Rossdale, Heidi Klum, Mark Ronson, Paris Hilton, Tyson Beckford, Fred Durst, Lance Bass, Lil’ Kim, Garry Shandling, Stephen Dorff, Sandra Bernhard, Claudia Schiffer, Veronica Webb, Lukas Haas, Carmen Kass, Frankie Rayder, Karl Lagerfeld, Winona Ryder, Billy Zane, Irina Pantaeva, Donatella Versace, and Donald Trump.
What it tells us about Earth-Prime:
For at least two centuries, the fashion industry was led by a secretive conspiracy of leading designers. Their identities are not known, other than Jacobin Mugatu (although Giorgio Armani is implied to be a member of the conspiracy’s ruling council). The conspiracy was responsible for any number of major assassinations, including those of Us Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John Fitzgerald Kennedy, using brainwashed male models as their assassins. After they were exposed, and several members of the conspiracy faced criminal charges, it appears that the organisation may have dissolved – or perhaps it is simply lying low, until such time as it needs to act again…