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Steve Carell To Produce Brooklyn Family Robinson

23rd July 2014

Steve Carell is to produce and appear in new Disney film 'Brooklyn Family Robinson'.The comedian, who is best known for his starring roles in 'Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy' and comedy series 'The Office',...

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Ricky Gervais Fronts Animal Trade Campaign

10th July 2014

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is fronting a campaign to stop the illegal trade of wildlife products in his native U.K.The Office creator is urging the British public to hand over souvenirs made from fur, ivory and...

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Ricky Gervais Joins Campaign To End Animal Lab Secrecy

10th June 2014

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has thrown his weight behind a campaign to end the secrecy surrounding animal testing laboratories in the U.K.Members of pressure group the National Anti-Vivisection Society (Navs) are calling for an end to...

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Ricky Gervais: 'I Feel Sorry For Justin Bieber'

8th June 2014

British funnyman Ricky Gervais has expressed his sympathy for Justin Bieber in the aftermath of his racism scandal, insisting the troubled pop star is a victim of childhood stardom.Bieber, 20, who shot to fame as...

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Ricky Gervais Backing British Care Home Crusade

18th May 2014

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is supporting a new campaign to protect elderly and vulnerable patients in Britain's care homes.The Office creator was inspired to pen his comedy Derek, which focuses on a helper in a nursing...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Tragic Teenager

14th May 2014

Simon Pegg, Ricky Gervais and Barry Manilow have joined British Prime Minister David Cameron in mourning the death of a brave teenager who lost a battle with cancer after raising millions for charity.Brit Stephen Sutton,...

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Ricky Gervais Documents Drunken Night With Russell Crowe

13th May 2014

Russell Crowe and comedian Ricky Gervais gave their Twitter.com followers a play-by-play rundown of their booze-fuelled night out together on Sunday (11May14).The actors were visiting Newcastle, England and decided to make the most of their...

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Ricky Gervais Fans Think His Twitter Is Fake

30th April 2014

Ricky Gervais says his fans think his Twitter account is fake.'The Office' star claims the majority of his 6 million followers don't believe he posts his own tweets, and admits he will often trick ''naysayers''...

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Ricky Gervais Glad Piers Morgan's Gun Row Overshadowed Golden Globes Gags

30th April 2014

Ricky Gervais was delighted when British journalist Piers Morgan caused a storm over gun control laws in the U.S. because it took attention away from his Golden Globes controversy.The Office creator risked outraging American Tv...

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Ricky Gervais's 'Derek' Divides Critics (Again) After Season 2 Premiere

By Michael West | 24th April 2014

Ricky Gervais reintroduced care worker Derek Noakes on Wednesday night (April 23) for a second season of his latest comedy. The show was heavily criticised during season one, with some indignation focusing on Gervais' apparent...

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Ricky Gervais Considering Uncharted Territory: A Third Series Of 'Derek'

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd April 2014

Ricky Gervais isn’t a third series kind of guy. ‘The Office’ wrapped up in two seasons followed by a 2-part Christmas special. ‘Extras’ was much the same. ‘Derek’, though, Gervais’ less critically acclaimed but equally...

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Ricky Gervais On David Brent Comeback, And How 'Derek' Is Different

By Lauren James | 17th April 2014

Ricky Gervais is not only currently gearing up for the return of his lovable retirement home worker in sitcom Derek, but is also looking forward to bringing back his legendary character, David Brent, from The...

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Ricky Gervais Is "Hooked" On David Brent Again - Former Paper Merchant To Return

By Jack de Aguilar | 17th April 2014

A return for David Brent has been mooted ever since the character was wheeled out for this Comic Relief song. Now, Brent’s creator, Ricky Gervais, says he’s “hooked” on the comedy hit once more, and...

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Netflix Want David Brent And The Office Back On Tv - Should Ricky Gervais Do It?

By Jack de Aguilar | 16th April 2014

The Office was one of The BBC’s greatest critical successes, thrusting the show’s creator, Ricky Gervias, onto worldwide notoriety. David Brent’s mannerisms and sound-bytes have reached icon status.Are we going to be more than learning...

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Ricky Gervais Posed For Photo At Urinal

14th April 2014

Ricky Gervais was once left stunned when an over-zealous fan snapped a 'selfie'-style photograph of the funnyman as he stood at a urinal in a restroom.The Office creator went for a toilet break while attending...

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Ricky Gervais Doesn't Want Kids

11th April 2014

Ricky Gervais doesn't want to have children.'The Office' funnyman has recently written his will and bequeathed his entire fortune to his girlfriend Jane Fallon, who he has been with for 30 years, because the pair...

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Salma Hayek To Star In Seth Rogen's Sausage Party

10th April 2014

Salma Hayek will lend her voice to 'Sausage Party'.The Oscar-nominated actress will play Teresa the Taco in the story which follows the titular sausage and his friends who fall out of a shopping cart as...

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Ricky Gervais Eyes Glastonbury Debut

7th April 2014

Funnyman Ricky Gervais is set to make his debut at Britain's iconic Glastonbury festival after organisers offered him a spot on the bill with his spoof band Foregone Conclusion.Gervais thrilled fans last year (13) when...

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Stars Pay Tribute To David Letterman

4th April 2014

Stars have paid tribute to retiring TV host David Letterman.Celebrities including Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Kimmel took to Twitter last night (03.04.14) following the veteran chat show host's announcement that he...

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Miley Cyrus Wins Best Celebrity Dance Title

1st April 2014

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...

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Ricky Gervais Challenges Critics Of New Marriage Ruling Online

30th March 2014

British funnyman Ricky Gervais ended up in a heated debate online this weekend (29-30Mar14) after voicing his support for same-sex marriage.Gay marriage officially became legal in the U.K. on Saturday (29Mar14) and Gervais used his...

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Ricky Gervais 'Knew' Muppets Would Upstage Him

30th March 2014

Ricky Gervais ''knew'' he'd be upstaged by the Muppets.The 52-year-old comedian hits the big screen in the 'Muppets Most Wanted', alongside children's favourite Kermit, and insists he wasn't worried about his dance scenes when he...

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The 'Muppets Most Wanted' Meet The Press

By Rich Cline | 28th March 2014

With their new movie taking global cinemas by storm, the Muppets have been out on the press trail chatting to journalists and keeping them laughing. When asked about the experience of shooting this action-comedy-musical sequel,...

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Kermit Watched Bruce Willis Action Films For Muppets Most Wanted

26th March 2014

Kermit the Frog joked about watching films starring Bruce Willis to prepare for the 'Muppets Most Wanted'.The children's favourite was inspired by the 'Die Hard' star for his latest ''action'' role where he is arrested...

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Ricky Gervais Loves The Muppets 'Optimism'

26th March 2014

Ricky Gervais loves the ''optimism'' of the Muppets. The 52-year-old star hits the big screen in the 'Muppets Most Wanted' alongside children's favourites Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and the rest of the famous...

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Ricky Gervais Loves The 'Realism' With Muppets

25th March 2014

Ricky Gervais loved the ''realism'' while acting with the Muppets.The 52-year-old star hits the big screen in the 'Muppets Most Wanted' alongside children's favourites Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and the rest of the famous...

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Ricky Gervais Planning Spoof David Brent Documentary

24th March 2014

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...

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Ricky Gervais Reveals Even More David Brent Comeback Plans

By Jack de Aguilar | 24th March 2014

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...

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Ricky Gervais: This Is Spinal Tap Funniest Film

24th March 2014

Ricky Gervais thinks 'This Is Spinal Tap' is the funniest movie ever made.The 'Muppets Most Wanted' star is a huge fan of the 1984 mockumentary about the misadventures of a clueless British rock band in...

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"Muppets: Most Wanted" Isn't Just For Kids, Apparently

By Victoria Pavlova | 22nd March 2014

For a kids’ movie, The Muppets: Most Wanted has more than its fair share of decidedly adult jokes. Of course, it’s no surprise that a film starring top tier comedians like Ricky Gervais and Tina...

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