Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak Cast in Ricky Gervais' 'Special Correspondents'

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'Special Correspondents' cast, from left, Bill Lake, America Ferrara, Meghan Heffern, Kelly Macdonald, Ari Cohen, Ricky Gervais, Vera Farmiga, Mimi Kuzyk, Eric Bana, Kevin Pollak, Raul Castillo.

The comedy, starring Eric Bana, also will feature America Ferrera, Raul Castillo and Benjamin Bratt.

Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald and Kevin Pollak are among the actors who have joined the cast of Ricky Gervais currently filming Special Correspondents. With Eric Bana and Gervais headlining the satirical comedy, the cast also includes America Ferrara, Raul Castillo and Benjamin Bratt.

Bana plays a struggling radio journalist who fakes coverage of war from his hideout above a Spanish restaurant in New York.

Gervais is writing and directing the film for Netflix, which will debut it next year. Principal photography began in Toronto on May 19 and will wrap in New York City on July 3.

The film is a co-production between Bron Studios and Unanimous Entertainment. Gervais, Unanimous’ Chris Coen, Bron’s Aaron L. Gilbert, Manuel Munz and Larry Sanitsky are producing.