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Ricky Gervais' Special Correspondents Netflix release date set for April 29

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Ricky Gervias’ new feature film will be arriving on Netflix this spring.

Special Correspondents, a comedy written and directed by Gervais, has been given an April 29 release date on the streaming service, it was announced Wednesday.

The film stars Eric Bana as a struggling New York City-based radio journalist whose career is in jeopardy because of his arrogance and decadent lifestyle. With his job on the line, he begins faking front line war reports from a hideout above a Spanish restaurant in Queens.

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Special Correspondents also stars Vera Farmiga (Bates Motel), Kelly Macdonald (Boardwalk Empire), Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects), America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), Raúl Castillo (Looking), and Benjamin Bratt (24: Live Another Day).

Gervais, this weekend’s Golden Globe’s host, is producing with Unanimous Entertainment’s Chris Coen, Bron Studios’ Aaron L. Gilbert, Manuel Munz, and Larry Sanitsky. Jason Cloth and Ron McLeod are executive producers.