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Bana joining Special Correspondents

Eric Bana is to join Ricky Gervais in new comedy Special Correspondents.

The Hulk star has signed up to star as a struggling radio journalist who fakes front line war reports from the comfort of his New York flat in a bid to revive his career.

British comedian Ricky will direct the film from his own script and will also appear in the movie.

Bana will play a struggling New York based radio journalist whose arrogance and decadent lifestyle has hindered his career. With his job on the line he fakes front line war reports from his hideout above a Spanish restaurant in the heart of Manhattan.

Special Correspondents is due to begin shooting in Vancouver and New York in the spring.

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