Will Ferrell to star in Hollywood Esports Comedy

Variety has reported that Will Ferrell is attached to star in an untitled comedy set in the world of professional gaming.

The film reportedly centres on a middle-aged esports pro, Will Ferrell in a sport where the best retire around the mid-twenties. There’s also reports that Evil Geniuses and Fnatic will have a presence in the film.

Michael Kvamme and Jordan Dunn wrote the script for the film – the same guys behind the upcoming Spongebob Squarepants 3 movie. The film will be distributed by Universal.

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