Will Ferrell writes together on a comedy film based on the Eurovision Song Contest in which he will star in, Variety reports. Eurovision has just secured the director David Dobkin ( Wedding Crashers ) and is produced by Adam McKay, the producer behind former Ferrell vehicles Anchorman, Step Brothers . and Talladega Nights
Eurovision will be an original Netflix film. Dobkin had previously worked in streaming service and directed episodes of his original series Friends From College and Marvel's Iron Fist.
The Eurovision Song Contest recently held its 63 competition in Lisbon (Portugal), where Israeli performer Netta won the pop-earwig "Toy". It is a global phenomenon of pop culture and one of the largest international live TV events outside the sports world. Its appeal extends beyond Europe: in 201
The plot of the upcoming movie is currently unknown, although it is likely that it will be the live broadcast of the contest, presumably with some exaggerated accent works by Ferrell.
It remains to be seen whether Ferrell's comedic sensibilities will coincide with the unadulterated competitive appeal of the competition; We'll have to wait and see if Eurovision will be a hit with fans or score points.