Ricky Gervais Reveals Even More David Brent Comeback Plans

0
0
Subscribe to Ricky Gervais alerts

He’s proving to be one of the U.K’s most enduring characters, is David Brent. And now Ricky Gervais has revealed plans for the erstwhile Wernham Hogg manager to make an on-screen return in the form of a behind the scenes tour.

David BrentLearn Guitar with David Brent gave us the chance to learn some tunes

"I think I’ve got something, but I’m still working on it – the music side of it is really a Trojan horse for something else I want to try," Gervais told The Sunday Times in an interview. 

"It’s just an idea. I want to do a tour, a little tour – and people think they’re seeing a tour. I film it, but actually it’s Brent who thinks he’s making a Scorsese-type thing of On the Road. Of course, behind the scenes, it is so much sadder and more poignant. It’s Spinal Tap meets sad Scorsese meets Anvil. It’s more of the breakdown of this man who thought he was going to be something else."

More: Ricky Gervais says he is a 'failed pop star'

Fans of Brent have had the chance to see the paper merchant-turned-musician live while he tours with his band, Foregone Conclusion. Initially, his return came in the form of a mini special filmed for Comic Relief. This lead to a comedy video for Equality Street and a series of spoof guitar tutorials on YouTube.  

More: Action, Romance, Crime - 'The Muppets: Most Wanted' Might Just Have It All

"The reason I didn’t bring Brent back before is that I wanted to do lots of other things first, but secretly I do want to do something else. It has to be right, it has to be justified. It can’t be an unwanted encore. It can’t even be a wanted encore, because people don’t know what they want,” added Gervaid. 

Currently, Gervais is promoting his latest film, Muppets Most Wanted, which sees the 52-year-old join the gang as Dominic Badguy, who teams up with Muppet newcomer, the ‘evil frog’ Constantine aka ‘Number One International Criminal’.

Check out Gervais in this Muppets Most Wanted clip:


Contactmusic

Tags: Ricky Gervais - David Brent

0
0
Subscribe to Ricky Gervais alerts
Advertisement

More Ricky Gervais

Ben Stiller Is Joined By Co-Stars On The Red Carpet At 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' Premiere - Part 2

The cast of 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' all posed happily together at the New York premiere of the film, which is...

Ricky Gervais And Dexter Entertain Paps At 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb' Premiere - Part 1

Ricky Gervais, who plays Dr. McPhee in 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb', arrived at the New York premiere with partner Jane Fallon,...

Martin Freeman's Bilbo Baggins Meets Tim Canterbury In SNL's 'The Office: Middle Earth'

Martin Freeman's acting career has been just as much an unpredictable a journey as his character Bilbo Baggins' Middle Earth quest in 'The Hobbit' series,...

Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb Trailer

Larry Daley, the former security guard at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, is facing his biggest challenge yet. While he's used...

Advertisement

Robin Williams And Ben Stiller Re-Unite For More Magical Mayhem In 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' [Trailer + Pictures]

Another treat is in store for movie fans this Christmas as the family favourite Night At The Museum returns for a third and final instalment....

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Trailer

Following on from the discovery that New York Natural History Museum's exhibits come to life after dark, security guard Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) is faced...

Despite Emmy Snub, The Future is Bright for Netflix (Starting with Gervais Ad)

Netflix probably didn't have any deserved winners of major Emmy awards on Monday night (August 25, 2014). 'House of Cards' - which is fast becoming...

The David Brent Movie - Life on The Road - Is Set To Go Into Production in 2015

Ricky Gervais is taking his most famous comedy creation to the big screen. David Brent: The Movie, or Life on the Road as it’s actually...

Advertisement

Comments

Ricky Gervais Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ricky Gervais

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All