Eurovision teaser: Will Ferrell & Rachel McAdams Star in new Netflix comedy
Netflix has released the first official teaser for David Dobkin’s forthcoming comedy film titled Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, providing us with our first-look at Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams’characters as they perform the “Volcano Man” song. The film will be available for streaming on Friday, June 26. Check out the video in the player below!
Eurovision revolves around the wildly popular and long-running international TV music competition The Eurovision Song Contest, which is a contest that began in Switzerland in 1956 with seven participating West European nations. This year 43 countries competed for the prize with Lisbon by Netta winning after performing the song “Toy.” ABBA and Céline Dion are among the former contestants who launched successful worldwide careers are their wins at The Eurovision Song Contest.
The film focuses on Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdottir, two struggling Icelandic musicians who join the contest. Joining Will Ferrell (Elf, Blades of Glory) and Rachel McAdams (The Notebook, Game Night) are Pierce Brosnan (Mrs. Doubtfire, Mamma Mia!) as Erick Erickssong, Dan Stevens (Beauty and the Beast) as Alexander Lemtov and Demi Lovato (Camp Rock) as Katiana.
Eurovision is directed by Wedding Crashers director David Dobkin. In addition to starring, Ferrell co-wrote the script with Andrew Steele (Saturday Night Live), as well as produce alongside Jessica Elbaum for Gary Sanchez Productions with Adam McKay set as executive producer.