That is true, this is methis is precisely where Demi Lovato’s supposed to be.
The singer is set to star Will Ferrell’s Netflix humor movie Eurovision, making her first live-action film look since 2010’s Camp Rock 2: The last Jam.
Lovato will perform Katiana,” among the very best and most populous singers in all Iceland, Netflix announced Tuesday. She unites Ferrell and Rachel McAdams, who’ll star as aspiring Icelandic musicians Lars Erickssong and Sigrit Ericksdottir.
Ferrell supported the information in a movie that surfaced as a birthday shoutout to Lovato, that only flipped 27. She’s revealed blowing out candles on a cake near a slate, possibly indicating that she has started shooting her role.
The movie centers around Lars and Sigrit’s travel since they’re awarded the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to represent their nation in the world’s largest tune contest, and establish that any dream worth having is one worth fighting .
Eurovision takes inspiration from the actual singing competition, which lately capped its 64th variant in Israel and featured a shocking performance by Madonna.
Lovato’s casting includes a day later Legion celebrity Dan Stevens was added into the movie. He’ll portray Alexander Lemtov, a Russian contestant at Eurovision, and starring is Pierce Brosnan, who’ll play with Erick Erickssong, Lars’ father and also the very handsome guy in Iceland.
The film reunites Ferrell, who’s also co-writing and generating, together with longtime collaborator Adam McKay. The Vice filmmaker is an executive producer on the job, whereas David Dobkin (Wedding Crashers) is set to direct. The movie is now in production from the U.K. and Iceland.
This job ought to be appropriate in Lovato’s wheelhouse, given her vocal chops and acting expertise. She’s well known — iconic, actually — for starring at the 2008 Disney Channel film Camp Rock and performing the track”This Is Me” Lovato’s other screen credits include Smurfs: The Lost Village and Princess Protection Program.