Ferrera to Star in Ricky Gervais’ Netflix Original Film “Special Correspondents”

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7 Jun 2015 | Entertainment

America Ferrera is reporting for duty…

The 31-year-old Honduran-American actress will co-star in Ricky GervaisNetflix original film Special Correspondents, alongside the comedian and Eric Bana.

America Ferrera

Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak, Raúl Castillo and Benjamin Bratt round out the ensemble cast, which was revealed in the first cast photo, released by Netflix.

Gervais wrote and is directing the satirical comedy film for Netflix.

Bana stars as a struggling New York-based radio journalist whose arrogance and lavish lifestyle hinder his career. With his job on the line, he fakes front line war reports from his hideout above a Spanish restaurant in the city.

Principal photography began May 19 in Toronto, and will wrap in New York City on July 3.

Special Correspondents is set to be released on Netflix in 2016.

Next up, Ferrera will star in NBC’s upcoming comedy series Superstore, expected to bow midseason.


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