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Chris Martin 'recording Music For The Office Soundtrack'


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Chris Martin is recording music for 'The Office' movie.

The Coldplay frontman has reportedly teamed up with Ricky Gervais - who played the hapless David Brent in the award-winning sitcom - to record music for the soundtrack of the eagerly-awaited new film, titled 'Life On The Road'.

An insider told The Sun newspaper: ''Chris has known Ricky for years. They're good friends and he is always up for getting involved in his projects.

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Ricky Gervais To Make The Office Spin-off Without Stephen Merchant


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Ricky Gervais will reportedly make 'The Office' movie without the help of Stephen Merchant.

The duo worked together on the original TV series, but will not be reuniting for the much-anticipated movie - titled 'Life On The Road' - which is scheduled for release next year.

A source told The Sun newspaper: ''Ricky has every right to do a David Brent movie on his own but fans will understandably be gutted to have it confirmed that Stephen is not involved at all.

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David Brent To Star In His Own Movie 'Life On The Road'

Ricky Gervais and David Brent - Co-financed by Entertainment One and BBC Films. Entertainment One will release LIFE ON THE ROAD in August 2016. - United Kingdom - Monday 18th May 2015

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David Brent Movie Is Almost A Musical, Says Ricky Gervais


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Ricky Gervais says the new David Brent movie is ''almost a musical''.

The comedian has given fans of the TV character a preview of what they can expect from the much-hyped film, revealing that it'll take the shape of another fake documentary ''about what he's doing now, and what he's doing now is sort of repping''.

Gervais, 53, explained: ''But he hasn't let go of this dream of being a rock star and he's got a lot of songs together and he's got a young band together that he's paying through the nose for and they're just sort of ripping him off. They're sort of session musicians so he's losing money.

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Ricky Gervais Recalls Failed Music Career To Write Life On The Road


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Ricky Gervais is using his own failed music career to inspire his latest film 'Life on the Road'.

The much-anticipated flick will follow the musical exploits of David Brent - the focal point of Gervais' most famous comedy creation 'The Office', which was set in a paper merchants in Slough - and the 53-year-old comedian said his personal experiences of making music is helping to inspire the script.

He told ITV's 'This Morning': ''I brought him back briefly for Comic Relief, because people were asking, 'What is he doing now?'

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Ricky Gervais Scores Bbc Films Deal For David Brent Mockumentary


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British comedian Ricky Gervais will revisit his famous The Office character David Brent for a new film spoof.

The funnyman, the star and co-creator of the original The Office Tv series, reprised his role as the cringeworthy manager last year (13) for a string of sold-out stage shows with his fake band Foregone Conclusion.

He recently revealed he had been filming behind-the-scenes footage at various gigs across the U.K. in the hopes of transforming the footage into a movie in the style of iconic rock parody This Is Spinal Tap - and now Gervais has signed a deal with Bbc Films to make the project happen.

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The David Brent Movie - Life On The Road - Is Set To Go Into Production In 2015


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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 called, will is currently being developed with BBC Films and goes in to production in 2015.

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A Brent movie has been on the cards for a while since Gervais brought the former paper merchant back, first for a Comic Relief sketch + song with Doc Brown, then with a series of ‘Learn Guitar’ videos on YouTube in which he played dubious songs under the pretense that he was teaching. 

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Miley Cyrus Wins Best Celebrity Dance Title


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Miley and Billy Ray Cyrus have topped a list of the best celebrity dances.

The 'Wrecking Ball' star and her 'Achy Breaky Heart' singing father have both reached the top ten of a list of the best celebrity dances thanks to their impressive moves, according to a nationwide poll of Britain by The London Cabaret Club.

Miley's infamous 'twerking' landed her in the top spot beating Madonna's iconic 'Vogue' dance moves and Michael Jackson's legendary Moonwalk, and her father Billy Ray managed to scrape his way on to the list in tenth place for his line dance in the music video to his hit single 'Achy Breaky Heart'.

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Ricky Gervais Planning Spoof David Brent Documentary


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British comic Ricky Gervais is hoping to bring his most famous character, David Brent, back to the screen for a spoof documentary.

The star reprised his role as the cringeworthy office manager last year (13) for several sold-out stage shows with his fake band Foregone Conclusion.

Gervais now reveals he will be filming behind-the-scenes at his upcoming concerts in England and hopes to transform the footage into a Tv film in the style of iconic rock parody This Is Spinal Tap.

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David Brent Turns Teacher In New Youtube Series


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Ricky Gervais' repugnant comedy creation David Brent is heading online to teach YouTube.com users how to play the guitar.

The cringeworthy antics of paper company manager Brent catapulted Gervais to international fame when his hit comedy The Office first aired on the Bbc in 2000.

The show was adapted around the world, with the U.S. version coming to an end later this year (13) after eight years.

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Gervais "I Don't Care What People Think Of Me"


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Ricky Gervais insists that he is not concerned about the negative reaction from members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to his stinging jokes during Sunday night's Golden Globe presentations. In remarks taped for airing on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight , Gervais says, "It's not my job to worry about what people think of me, that's the job of a politician. I don't care what people think of me. They hired me for a job ... and if they didn't want me, they shouldn't have hired me." In the interview with Morgan, Gervais makes no apologies for his Golden Globes comments. "I don't think I did anything wrong," he says. "Those were like jibes at these people, and I'm sure they've got a sense of humor." Meanwhile, published reports said Wednesday that Gervais will make a cameo appearance on next week's episode of The Office as David Brent, the role he played in the original British version of the series, which he co-created. In an interview with New York magazine's Vulture blog, producer Paul Lieberstein confirmed that the brief scene with Gervais as Brent and Steve Carell as Michael Scott was taped last September and that the show had hoped to keep it a surprise. "We didn't even tell NBC at first," Lieberstein said.

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