Will Ferrell is to write and star in a new Netflix comedy set around The Eurovision Song Contest – the longest running annual international TV song competition.
Ferrell will share writing duties with Andrew Steele.
The 63rd edition of the competition had its finale in Lisbon last month, the winner was Israel with the song “Toy”, performed by Netta. The first contest was held in Switzerland in 1956 with seven West European nations participating.
This year 43 countries competed for the prize. The show is now a global phenomenon with fans all over the world.