Will Ferrell wishes Demi Lovato a very special birthday and unveils that she is the newest cast member in Netflix’s upcoming comedy feature, Eurovision.
Ferrell shared the clip Tuesday. The video, which doubled as a birthday shoutout to Lovato and a casting announcement was captioned with “Happy Birthday #DemiLovato!!! Famous baker and star of Netflix’s Eurovision, Will Ferrell, made you a cake.”
The singer-actress will star opposite Ferrell as well as Rachel McAdams and Pierce Brosnan.
Eurovision follows a pair of aspiring Icelandic musicians (Ferrell and McAdams), who are given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the annual song contest. Lovato will play Katiana, one of the best and most angelic singers in all of Iceland. Brosnan is Ferrell’s on-screen dad who happens to be Iceland’s most handsome man.
David Dobkin (Wedding Crashers) is directing from a script by Ferrell and longtime collaborator, Adam McKay. McKay will also serve as executive producer on the project.