Former Bond film series star Pierce Brosnan will join the Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams-led upcoming comedy film about the Eurovision song contest for Netflix.
Brosnan will play Erick Erickssong, the father of Ferrell’s character and a man known as “the most handsome man in Iceland”. Ferrell and McAdams play struggling Icelandic musicians Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdottir who enter the contest.
Filming is due to begin in London this week and is also expected to take place in the North Iceland town of Husavík and Tel Aviv. David Dobkin helms while Ferrell and Andrew Steele are penning and Adam McKay is executive producing.