Netflix Original Comedy ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’: Coming to Netflix June 2020

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga – Copyright. Netflix

Will Ferrell is at again and this time he’s bringing his brand of comedy to Netflix. Taking his comedic lense over to Europe, this time its the Eurovision Song Contest receiving the parody treatment. We’ll be keeping track of all the information you need to know on Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is an upcoming Netflix Original comedy film written by, produced by and also starring Will Ferrel. Directing duties have been left to David Dobkin whose most well-known work is directing Shanghai Knights, Wedding Crashers, and Fred Clause.


When is Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga coming to Netflix?

Despite the cancelation of the real-life Eurovision, Will Ferrel’s Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga will be coming to Netflix on Friday, June 26th, 2020.

Will Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga be available to all Netflix subscribers?

The film has been acknowledged as a global original, therefore, all regions with Netflix will be available to stream Eurovision.


What is the plot of Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga?

The following synopsis has been provided by Netflix:

Aspiring Icelandic musicians Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdottir’s journey as they are given the once-in-a-lifetime chance to represent their country at the world’s biggest song competition.


Who is in the cast of Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga?

The following cast members have been confirmed to star in Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga:

RoleCast MemberWhere Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Sigrit EricksdottirRachel McAdamsThe Notebook | Mean Girls | Red Eye
Lars ErickssongWill FerrellAnchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy | Blades of Glory | Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Alexander LemtovDan StevensLegion | Apostle | Downton Abbey
Erick ErickssongPierce BrosnanGoldenEye | Mamma Mia | The World Is Not Enough
JohansJóhannes Haukur JóhannessonTau | The Innocents | Game of Thrones
KatianaDemi LovatoCamp Rock | Sonny with a Chance | Princess Protection Program
NinaNatasia DemetriouWhat We Do in the Shadows | Stath Lets Flats | The Festival
TBABjörn Hlynur HaraldssonHomecoming | You’re Killing Me Susana | The Borgias
TBANína Dögg FilippusdóttirFangar | Children | King’s Road
Janus SkoeneJulian MillerSpy | Le Mans ’66 | Silent Witness

Latest Casting News

Four Lions actor Mark Garvey has also been cast but in an unconfirmed role!


Will Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga be politically correct?

Where would the fun in that be? We’re expecting to see plenty of caricatures and stereotypes of the different European nations. It is a Will Ferrell film after all so anything other would definitely subvert expectation.


What is the production status of Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga?

Production Status: Completed (Last Updated: 13/02/2020)

Filming took place between May and September 2019. For reference material from the Eurovision Song Contest, some filming took place throughout the competition.

At the time of this update, the project has been acknowledged as completed.

Images from the production have been incredibly scarce but we can expect to see a first look at the images in the coming months.

Eurovision – Copyright. Netflix


What is the run time of Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga?

The run time of Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is 120 minutes!

Will Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga be available to stream in 4K?

It certainly will be! If you want to watch the Original in 4K you will need a premium Netflix subscription, a 4K device, and an internet connection capable of maintaining of least 25 Mbps.


Are you looking forward to the release of Eurovision? Let us know in the comments below and before we let you go, to show you how Netflix is committed to Eurovision as an event, they’ve actually sponsored the Icelandic effort in the next competition.