Yesterday Ricky Gervais started filming Special Correspondents in Canada and fans were granted a peek at the action via Twitter.
The film will air on the paid-for streaming service Netflix in 2016 and sees Gervais don multiple hats; he’s not only written it, but will direct and star, too.
It’s about a struggling New York radio journalist (played by Eric Bana) who fakes frontline war reports from the comfort of a hideout above a Spanish restaurant in the heart of Manhattan. Gervais will appear as his radio technician sidekick.
Gervais had to be up at an unorthodox hour to begin filming:
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