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Netflix is releasing a Eurovision comedy film poking fun at The Eurovision Song Contest, which first televised in 1956.
Here's all the details we know so far, including its cast, plot and release date:
Netflix's Eurovision film will star Will Ferrell, Pierce Brosnan and Rachel McAdams.
Actor and comedian Will co-wrote the script for the Netflix film with Andrew Steele and is set to play the leading role as struggling Icelandic musician, Lars Ericksson, who is selected to compete in the competition.
Will previously revealed he is a Eurovision fan, with his wife introducing him to the contest in 1999.
Last year, Will was spotted at the event in Lisbon. Could he have been researching for the film... or just a huge fan?
James Bond actor Pierce is set to play Erik Erickssong, the "most handsome man in Iceland".
He will also play the father of Lars Erickssong, while Rachel will play aspiring musician Sigrit Ericksdottir.
The synopsis reads: "When aspiring musicians Lars and Sigrit are given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world’s biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream worth having is a dream worth fighting for."
Eurovision is currently in production in the UK and in Iceland.
The film will be directed by Wedding Crashers’ David Dobkin.
A trailer for the film has not yet been released as the project is still in production.
Eurovision's official release date has not yet been announced, but we're expecting it before the end of 2019.