Joe Zee

Fashion and movies strut the runway together

Fashion and movies strut the runway together

Announcing a film sequel is a little like debuting a fashion collection — you need to get creative if you want to truly make a splash.

To officially confirm the start of "Zoolander 2" — a long-discussed follow-up to the over-the-top 2001 satire of the fashion world — costars Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson made a surprise appearance Tuesday at the Valentino show at Paris Fashion Week in character as air headed rival models Derek Zoolander and Hansel.

As the two strutted the runway and pouted for the cameras in what may well wind up as a scene in the film, Paramount Pictures announced that the sequel — which, like the first film, will be directed...