USA – HN Entertainment has learned that James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan is expected to join the cast of Netflix’s comedy Eurovision, Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams were previously cast as the film’s main leads.
Eurovision is a comedy set around the “The Eurovision Song Contest” – the longest-running annual international TV song competition. Brosnan isn’t a stranger to musical/comedic performances having been apart of Mamma Mia! and Edgar Wright’s The World’s End.
We’ve also been able to confirm from multiple sources that Paul Inglis will be the production designer on the Netflix comedy. Paul’s art director credits consist of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Skyfall, Blade Runner 2049, Jason Bourne, Prometheus, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, and Game of Thrones.
The rest of the film’s crew will include Spider-Man: Far From Home art director Nigel Evans (Deadpool, War For The Planet of The Apes, Morbius) and costume designer Anna B. Sheppard (Fury, Overlord, Captain America: The First Avenger).
The comedy will be directed by David Dobkin with a script penned by Will and Andrew Steele. Adam McKay (Vice, The Big Short) is also producing the film. Will and Rachel are said to be playing Icelanders.
Filming will be taking place in Iceland and Tel-Aviv, Israel. A release date has yet to be announced by Netflix.