Special Correspondents (Trailer) Trailer: A Good Team. Watch Now on Netflix. Available to download. Feeble writing and two-dimensional characters make Special Correspondents an unsuccessful, embarrassing endeavor for creator Ricky Gervais. Starring: Eric Bana, Ricky Gervais, Vera Farmiga. Special Correspondents Critics Consensus. Directed by Ricky Gervais. Watch all you want for free. TRY 30 DAYS FREE. Special Correspondents (2016) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Additional Videos. So far, that's included two original productions — the first film in Sandler's four-picture deal, the execrable "The Ridiculous Six," and the middling comeback movie "Pee-Wee's Big Holiday" — and "Special Correspondents," which was an acquisition. Comedies, Dark Comedies, Satires. A radio journalist and his technician get in over their heads when they hatch a scheme to fake their own kidnapping during a rebel uprising in South America and hide out in New York instead. "Special Correspondents" is a remake of the 2009 French comedy "Envoyés très spéciaux." With Ricky Gervais, Eric Bana, Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald.