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Fascinating Fact 11678

23rd June 2011

Pop star Sting is set to make a guest appearance in Ricky Gervais' new Bbc sitcom Life's Too Short. Johnny Depp and Steve Carell are also slated to feature in the comedy series.

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Pink & Gervais Commercial Wins Peta Top Ad Prize

8th June 2011

An animal rights public service announcement narrated by Pink and Ricky Gervais has won a major advertising prize.The edgy Stolen For Fashion TV commercial, which highlights the pain alligators and rabbits are put through for...

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Warren Buffett To Make Office Finale Cameo

10th May 2011

Warren Buffett, the American billionaire philanthropist, has signed on to make a cameo appearance on 'The Office' season finale, according to the Hollywood Reporter. 80-year-old Warren Buffett will appear in Thursday's episode of the show...

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Stephen Merchant's 'Joy' At Ricky Gervais Hiatus

2nd May 2011

Writer Stephen Merchant was desperate to break up his comedy partnership with Ricky Gervais because the pair had become like an old married couple.Merchant and Gervais first found fame when they co-wrote The Office, and...

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Ricky Gervais Offered Prince Harry Help With Speech

30th April 2011

Ricky Gervais contacted Prince Harry ahead of Britain's royal wedding on Friday (29Apr11) to offer his help writing gags for the young royal's best man speech.Harry acted as chief groomsman as his brother Prince William...

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Steve Carell's Replacement Rumours Intensify

29th April 2011

Steve Carell, the American actor and comedian, has officially left Nbc's hit show 'The Office' having played the hapless manager 'Michael Scott' for seven seasons, reports the Press Association. Steve Carell's character departed during a...

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Stephen Merchant Faced Naked Autograph Hunter

25th April 2011

Stephen Merchant was once asked for an autograph by a naked man.The 'Hall Pass' actor says people often recognise him and ask for his signature but one of his most unusual experiences was when a...

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The Things They Say 21374

24th April 2011

"Ugh God, I'm trying to avoid it. I don't think I'll be watching it... I'm sure I've got something better to do... I don't think I'm a wedding person." British funnyman Ricky Gervais won't be...

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Ricky Gervais Wouldn't Eat His Vegetables

21st April 2011

Ricky Gervais didn't eat vegetables until he was 48.The 'Office' star, now 49, admits he used to live on junk food and refused to eat his greens as he thought they were "boring", even though...

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Ricky Gervais Stands Up For Charlie Sheen

18th April 2011

British funnyman Ricky Gervais is convinced Charlie Sheen is "being exploited" as he tours his one-man show.Sheen is currently on the road in the U.S. with his My Violent Torpedo Of Truth/Death Is Not An...

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Fascinating Fact 11290

18th April 2011

Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock have filmed a comedy summit, during which the trio discusses the state of the genre. Talking Funny will air in America on 22 April (11).

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The Things They Say 21253

14th April 2011

"I'm working with Johnny on a new project and I said to him, 'Are you OK with it?' I never thought it would get this reaction, they were just jokes... He did (find it funny),...

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The Things They Say 21244

13th April 2011

"People always say, 'Are you gonna be in it?' Of course I'm not gonna be in it! Why would I get up at six o' clock? I get half their wages anyway!" The Office creator...

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Gervais Not Interested In Researching Family Tree

13th April 2011

British comedian Ricky Gervais has snubbed numerous offers to research his family tree for hit genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? - because he's convinced he'll discover a devastating secret about his ancestors.The...

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Ricky Gervais: 'I'm Sorry If I Upset Tim Allen At The Golden Globes'

8th April 2011

Funnyman Ricky Gervais accepts he may have upset Tim Allen at the Golden Globe Awards with a gag about the actor's standing in Hollywood.The Brit came under fire for his mean-spirited humour at the prizegiving...

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The Things They Say 21018

31st March 2011

"I cheer when a matador gets gored." Ricky Gervais hates bullfighting.

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Gervais Pleased With Louis C.k.'S Comedy Triumph

29th March 2011

Ricky Gervais has congratulated his pal Louis C.K. for beating him to the honour of Best Stand-Up at the inaugural Comedy Awards in the U.S.The funnyman scooped the title at the ceremony in New York...

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Kate Winslet To Publish 'Magical Hat' Book

25th March 2011

Kate Winslet is set to publish a book titled 'The Golden Hat'.Kate Winslet, the British actress and star of the forthcoming Hbo mini-series 'Mildred Pierce', is set to release a book featuring a collection of...

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Kate Winslet Releasing Charity Hat Book

24th March 2011

Kate Winslet is releasing a book about a hat.The 'Revolutionary Road' actress asked over two dozen celebrities - including Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Marion Cottillard, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts and Ben Stiller - to take...

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Chris Moyles And Comedy Dave Break World Record

18th March 2011

Chris Moyles and Comedy Dave have broken the Guinness World Record for the longest-ever marathon radio show.The Radio 1 DJ duo - who have raised almost £2 million for Comic Relief with their mammoth challenge...

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Oscars Host James Franco Deemed 'Unwatchable'

28th February 2011

James Franco has been blasted as an "unwatchable" host of the Oscars.The '127 Hours' star - who presented the show alongside actress Anne Hathaway - has been criticised by industry bible The Hollywood Reporter as...

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Ricky Gervais Pens Fake Oscars Script

25th February 2011

RICKY GERVAIS has written a script for this Sunday's ACADEMY AWARDS presenters ANNE HATHAWAY and JAMES FRANCO.RICKY GERVAIS, the British comedian who came in for heavy criticism following his hosting of the GOLDEN GLOBES, has...

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Ricky Gervais' 80m Fortune

23rd February 2011

Ricky Gervais is worth $80 million. The 'Office' creator took to his blog to verify reports he is one of the world's most highly-paid comedians, but insisted he gives a lot of his fortune to...

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Stars Design Candle Holders For Charity

22nd February 2011

RICKY GERVAIS, ROBBIE COLTRANE, and singer ELAINE PAIGE are among a host of British stars who have designed their own candle holder for charity.Model Sophie Dahl, funnyman Stephen Fry, veteran actor Bernard Cribbins, and former...

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Gervais Jokes About Fortune After His Finances Are Revealed

22nd February 2011

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has admitted he's worth a massive $80 million (£53 million) - but insists he "donates" a large chunk of his fortune to tax officials.The British funnyman has amassed huge personal wealth by...

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Tim Allen To Star In The Last Days Of Man

21st February 2011

TIM ALLEN is set to star in a new comedy pilot for ABC.TIM ALLEN, the American actor and star of 'Home Improvement', has signed on to star in a new comedy pilot tentatively titled 'The...

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Tim Allen Returns To Comedy In New Abc Pilot

21st February 2011

TIM ALLEN has signed on to star in a new comedy pilot for ABC.TIM ALLEN, the American actor and comedian, is set to star in a new comedy pilot tentatively titled 'The Last Days of...

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The Things They Say 20297

11th February 2011

"Had a chat with Jerry Seinfeld. We were talking about cultural reference changes for his London gigs, and halfway through he panicked and said, 'How do I know you're not stitching me up, and I'll...

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Jack Black Thrilled To Be Hosting Nickelodeon Awards

11th February 2011

JACK BLACK has been announced as the host of the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards on April 2nd 2011.JACK BLACK, the American actor and star of 'Gulliver's Travels', is set to host the Nickelodeon Kids Choice...

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Gervais Wants Arnett To Be The Office's New Boss

11th February 2011

RICKY GERVAIS is backing ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT star WILL ARNETT to be the new boss on THE OFFICE after STEVE CARELL steps down in May (11).The actor has played embarrassing boss Michael Scott on the American...

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