Netflix Nabs Ricky Gervais Film ‘Special Correspondents’

Streaming Service to Release Movie Next Year
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Netflix continues to snatch up film projects, landing the distribution rights to Ricky Gervais’ Special Correspondents

The comedy stars Eric Bana as a struggling New York-based radio journalist, whose arrogance and decadent lifestyle has hindered his career. With his job on the line, he fakes frontline war reports. Gervais, who starred on Netflix’s short-lived series Derek, will write and direct the film.

“Having shaken up the TV industry, Netflix is about to do the same to Hollywood," Gervais said.

Read more at broadcastingcable.com.

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