Rachel McAdams (“The Notebook,” “Spotlight”) is also in Tel Aviv researching her upcoming role as an Icelandic singer in the Will Ferrell-penned comedy “Eurovision.” The movie will lens this summer at Pinewood Studios in London.
“It’s my first time to Israel and I have no idea what to expect,” said McAdams while boarding her El Al flight from LAX. “I had to jump at the chance. It just felt like the opportunity of a lifetime.”
Update: The Jerusalem Post is reporting the following:
All week long, the calendar on the official Eurovision application for delegations and press has marked off filming times devoted to Netflix. Other than that, both the European Broadcasting Union and Netflix have been mum on details of the film and its shooting schedule.Rachel has been spotted in Tel Aviv earlier this week, reportedly to prepare for the movie. More after the jump.
Rachel has been spotted in Tel Aviv during the #Eurovision Somgfestival 2019. Reportedly to prepare for the upcoming Netflix movie titled Eurovision (via @RazShechnik @shaynamalka & IG HapshutaOfficial) #rachelmcadams pic.twitter.com/Kr1Q75O5WA— Rachel McAdams [RMO] (@rachelmonline) 14 mei 2019