Netflix has confirmed that its Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana feature film Special Correspondents will premiere on April 29, 2016 exclusively to Netflix members worldwide.
The film is about a struggling New York based radio journalist whose arrogance and decadent lifestyle has hindered his career. With his job on the line he fakes front line war reports from the comfort of his hideout above a Spanish restaurant in Queens.
The cast also includes Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel, Up in the Air), Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire, Brave), Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects, Casino), America Ferrera (Ugly Betty, How to Train Your Dragon), Raúl Castillo (Looking, Cold Weather), and Benjamin Bratt (Modern Family, 24: Live Another Day).
The film is a co-production between Bron Studios and Unanimous Entertainment. The producers are Gervais, Unanimous’ Chris Coen, Bron’s Aaron L. Gilbert, and Manuel Munz. Jason Cloth and Larry Sanisky are executive producers.