He’s the Hollywood funny man who is turning his discerning eye to Eurovision in the role of Erik Erikssong — a singer representing Iceland at the contest.

And Will Ferrell was definitely getting into character recently as he filmed scenes for his Netflix comedy in and around the Scottish capital Edinburgh.

Born in Irvine, California, Will was a world away as he channeled fisherman chic in a yellow waterproof jacket with matching dungarees and a red plaid shirt.

Suggesting that his character is the outdoorsy type, Will wore his hair disheveled and wet — perhaps a sign that his character will be involved in some sort of action-packed sequence.

According to the MailOnline, the “Anchorman” star “laughed and chatted with members of the crew between takes”, implying that he’s in good spirits as the movie enters the home stretch of filming.

Co-star Rachel McAdams, who portrays fellow Icelandic singer Sigrit, wore a white coat meant to channel her character’s Icelandic identity. Its intricate red threading gave it a First Nations feel, elevating it beyond fast fashion and placing it firmly in the realm of the spiritual north.

Her luscious locks fell gently to her shoulders and included gorgeous knots at top — a playful style that befits the dynamic actress who rose to fame in “Mean Girls”.

The papz aren’t the only ones snapping pics. Edinburgh residents walking past the film set have also been sharing snaps.

This photo shows that the slogan of the mock contest in the film will be “Perfect Harmony” — a delightfully generic and inoffensive slogan that aligns nicely with recent slogans like “Dare to Dream”, “Come Together” and “Celebrate Diversity”.

The all-star cast also includes the singer Demi Lovato, former James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan, and Beauty and the Beast alum Dan Stevens.

Dan will star as Alexander Lemtov, a Russian contestant. The English actor is known for his role as Matthew Crawley in Downton Abbey. A pivotal character and subsequent heartthrob, he played the aristocratic character for a total of 25 episodes. More recently he’s buffeted his fame in the US as part of the cast of Legion.

Are you excited to see pics from the movie? Are you loving the artistic vision on show? And will you be streaming the movie once it’s out? Let us know down below!

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einar
einar
1 year ago

I’m quite sure the indigenous people of Iceland will be greatly offended by the ‘First Nations’ description here – as indeed will the ‘First nation people. You need to be more careful with your descriptions

Ana
Ana
1 year ago
Reply to  einar

Most of the internet today is a bunch of bored dumb people who seek something to be offended at and releace their rage on it. Nobody cares about those anymore.

Aris Odi
Aris Odi
1 year ago

Now “Perfect Harmony” such a slay slogan will never be used for an actual contest. Kinda mad tbh.

Robyn Gallagher
Admin
1 year ago

That “Perfect Harmony” as the slogan is brilliant and shady on so many different levels.

Darren
Darren
1 year ago

‘Perfect Harmony’ sounds so legit as an ESC slogan.

Natalie
Natalie
1 year ago

Sometimes I feel like I’m the only one excited for this movie, but I really am! I can’t wait for this to come out. We are all forgetting Will Ferrel is a Eurofan as well. He loves the contest as much as the rest of us. We should be a bit more forgiving.

Azaad
Azaad
1 year ago
Reply to  Natalie

To be honest I’d rather an American parody rather than a Brit because it’d be done with more good faith. I just hope they don’t promote the film at ESC

debra
debra
1 year ago
Reply to  Azaad

you clearly have no concept of the differences between the movie industries in the US and the UK. If you honestly think the US film industry will make ANYTHING in better ‘faith’ then the UK then you’re deluded – and there’s more than a hundred years of evidence to back that up!

Kosey
Kosey
1 year ago

I am actually getting quite excited for this!

keith mawson
keith mawson
1 year ago
Reply to  Kosey

got extra interest in this as my cousin is in it.