Will Ferrell is at again and this time he’s bringing his brand of comedy to Netflix. His comedic lens has been extended to Europe and the Eurovision Song Contest is the subject of the parody. We’ll be keeping track of all the information you need to know on Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.
Eurovision Song Contest The Story of Fire Saga, a comedy movie that Will Ferrel produced and stars in, is an original Netflix Original Comedy Film. David Dobkin, whose best-known works include directing Shanghai Knights and Wedding Crashers as well as Fred Clause, has taken over the directing duties.
Despite the cancelation of the real-life Eurovision, Will Ferrel’s Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga will be coming to Netflix on Friday, June 26th, 2020.
Because the film is a worldwide original, it will also be streamable in all countries with Netflix.
Netflix has provided the following summary:
Aspiring Icelandic musicians Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdottir’s journey as they are given the once-in-a-lifetime chance to represent their country at the world’s biggest song competition.
The Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga has confirmed the following cast members:
|Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
|The Notebook | Mean Girls | Red Eye
|Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy | Blades of Glory | Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
|Legion | Apostle | Downton Abbey
|GoldenEye | Mamma Mia | The World Is Not Enough
|Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson
|Tau | The Innocents | Game of Thrones
|Camp Rock | Sonny with a Chance | Princess Protection Program
|What We Do in the Shadows | Stath Lets Flats | The Festival
|Björn Hlynur Haraldsson
|Homecoming | You’re Killing Me Susana | The Borgias
|Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir
|Fangar | Children | King’s Road
|Spy | Le Mans ’66 | Silent Witness
Four Lions actor Mark Garvey was also cast, but it is not yet confirmed!
What would be the point? We’re expecting to see plenty of caricatures and stereotypes of the different European nations. This is Will Ferrell's film, so any other interpretation would be completely out of place.
Current Production Status: Final (Last Updated 13/02/2020).
Between May 2019 and September 2019, filming was completed. Some filming was done throughout the Eurovision Song Contest to provide reference material.
The project was officially completed at the time this update was published.
Although images from the production are extremely rare, we will be able to get a glimpse of the images over the next few months.
The Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga runs for 120 minutes.
You can be sure it will! You will require a Premium Netflix subscription and a 4K TV with a minimum of 25 Mbps internet speed to view the Original.
Do you look forward to Eurovision's release? Let us know in the comments below and before we let you go, to show you how Netflix is committed to Eurovision as an event, they’ve actually sponsored the Icelandic effort in the next competition.