Ricky Gervais Film to Debut on Netflix in April

Special Correspondents, a feature film starring Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana, will premiere April 29 exclusively to Netflix members.

Gervais, host of the Golden Globes on Jan. 10, wrote and directed the film, about a struggling New York radio journalist whose decadent lifestyle has hindered his career. His job on the line, he fakes frontline war reports from his hideout above a restaurant in Queens.

The film also stars Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak and America Ferrera, among others.

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Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the L.A. Times and New York magazine.