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Gervais Delight At Landing Fiennes

13th April 2009

RICKY GERVAIS has managed to snag a Hollywood star for his big-screen directorial debut - award-winning actor RALPH FIENNES has signed on to star in CEMETERY JUNCTION. The British comedian has written his first movie with...

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Ralph Fiennes Signs Up For Gervais Comedy

9th April 2009

RALPH FIENNES has signed up to star in the forthcoming Brit-com THE MEN AT THE PRU, it has been revealed. The actor will take on an as yet unnamed part in the film which is...

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Fascinating Fact 7084

31st March 2009

RICKY GERVAIS' hit British comedy THE OFFICE is being remade for Israeli TV. It will be the sixth foreign version of the show, after America, Chile, Canada, France and Russia all adapted the show....

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No American Office Job For Gervais

18th March 2009

Bosses at the helm of the U.S. adaptation of THE OFFICE have dismissed reports the show's creator RICKY GERVAIS has filmed a guest spot in the final episode - insisting the show is far from...

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Comic Relief Stars Looking To Beat Record £40m Haul

13th March 2009

England footballers, Doctor Who's David Tennant and Oasis are among stars aiming to help Comic Relief raise more than 40 million on Friday.Members of the England team including David Beckham and Frank Lampard took part...

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Comic Relief Stars Looking To Beat Record £40m Haul

13th March 2009

England footballers, Doctor Who's David Tennant and Oasis are among stars aiming to help Comic Relief raise more than 40 million on Friday.Members of the England team including David Beckham and Frank Lampard took part...

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The Things They Say 11478

2nd March 2009

"You can call me a baby because I'm shaped like a baby. I'm going bald... I will probably be wearing a nappy (diaper) soon." Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS dreads the effects of ageing....

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The Things They Say 11410

24th February 2009

"They give you nothing back, children. Spongers. I said we could adopt, but I wanted to adopt a 30-year-old lawyer who's already paying rent." RICKY GERVAIS isn't too keen on having children....

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The Things They Say 11400

24th February 2009

"I'd be (James) Bond for that licence to kill. I'd use it every day. At the moment all I've got is a licence to watch TV and I use that every day." Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS...

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Gervais Helps Oscars Host Hugh Jackman With Jokes

20th February 2009

Academy awards host Hugh Jackman has sought the help of Ricky Gervais to make his presenting as funny as possible this weekend.The Office actor explained Jackman have been in regular phone contact to create jokes...

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Gervais Helps Jackman To Crack A Smile At The Oscars

18th February 2009

RICKY GERVAIS proved there are no hard feelings after missing out on presenting the 2009 Academy Awards - he is helping host HUGH JACKMAN write jokes for the forthcoming ceremony. The British comedian was hotly tipped...

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Gervais Ignores Fans' Comments

10th February 2009

RICKY GERVAIS refuses to read fans' opinions about his comedy shows because he's convinced he knows best.The Office creator recently described people who criticise celebrities in online forums as "deficient in some way", insisting it's...

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Master Mind Teams Downey Jr, Fey And Stiller For Cartoon

5th February 2009

Robert Downey Jr, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller are in talks to voice the lead characters in a new superhero animation entitled Master Mind.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tropic Thunder co-stars Downey Jr and Stiller,...

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Gervais Calls On Obama Support For Paris/posh Exchange

5th February 2009

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has asked new U.S. President BARACK OBAMA to help him get VICTORIA BECKHAM back in Britain - in exchange for PARIS HILTON. The comedian is concerned that Hilton is househunting near his London...

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The Things They Say 10982

30th January 2009

"Worked on the sketch I'm doing for SESAME STREET next month. They've let me write a song. I can't give too much away but I'm singing to Elmo. Can't believe my luck. Being paid to...

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The Things They Say 10945

28th January 2009

"I was christened Ricky. Ricky Dene Gervais, and Dene is spelt Dene and my mum says my dad was drunk when he filled it out, I don't know if that's true, the chances are he...

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Gervais Slams British Press

16th January 2009

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has unleashed a bitter tirade against the British media - accusing U.K. journalists of putting a negative spin on his recent Golden Globe Awards antics because they are "jealous" of his successful...

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The Things They Say 10735

12th January 2009

"I'm not even nominated. What a waste of a campaigning. That's the last time I have sex with 200 middle aged journalists. It was horrible." Past Golden Globe winner RICKY GERVAIS expresses his disappointment to...

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The Things They Say 10727

12th January 2009

"I'm not even nominated. What a waste of a campaigning. That's the last time I have sex with 200 middle aged journalists. It was horrible." Past Golden Globe winner RICKY GERVAIS expresses his disappointment to...

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The Things They Say 10651

3rd January 2009

"I should walk down the street and have people shout 'Fatty!' That's what I want, to get me out of it." RICKY GERVAIS has some novel ideas on losing weight....

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Fascinating Fact 6574

24th December 2008

GLENN CLOSE, RICKY GERVAIS, and JAKE GYLLENHAAL have been added to the star-studded line-up of presenters at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony, which will broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton in California on...

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Ricky Gervais To Present Golden Globe Award

23rd December 2008

British actor Ricky Gervais has been announced as one of the awards presenters for the upcoming Golden Globes.The comedian has won three of the prestigious prizes, along with two Emmys and seven Baftas for his...

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The Things They Say 10435

4th December 2008

"RICKY doesn't go out. Seriously. He's in his pyjamas by eight." Moviemaker STEPHEN MERCHANT insists his pal RICKY GERVAIS is not exactly a party animal....

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Gervais: 'Brand And Ross Were Wrong'

3rd December 2008

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS admits RUSSELL BRAND and JONATHAN ROSS went "too far" with their prank phone calls to FAWLTY TOWERS star ANDREW SACHS - but insists the whole episode was "blown out of proportion"....

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Gervais Has Doubts Over Oscars Job

3rd December 2008

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS doubts he will be handed the job of hosting the upcoming Oscars - because he is too controversial. The Office star is rumoured to be in the running for the prestigious...

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The Office Set Goes Up In Flames

1st December 2008

The industrial estate used to film British comedian Ricky Gervais' hit TV comedy The Office has suffered a substantial fire. Firefighters were called to Slough Trading Estate in Berkshire, south England on Monday (01Dec08) morning...

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Gervais Reveals New Extras Draft

19th November 2008

Ricky Gervais has admitted he has drafted an hour-long Extras special, which centres on his character Andy Millman trying to make it in Hollywood.The comedian, who is now known across the world for his hit...

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Gervais Plans Extras Special

19th November 2008

RICKY GERVAIS is working on a one-hour special of his hit TV comedy EXTRAS - despite previously announcing he had no plans to return to the show. The Office funnyman Gervais made two series of...

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The Things They Say 10243

17th November 2008

"We have a sofa, a telly and a bunch of things but no cupboard to put them in. So we're living in a hotel. We do like coming here. At $2 to the Pound, you...

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Jonathan Ross Up For Comedy Award Despite Suspension

14th November 2008

Jonathan Ross could be honoured with a British Comedy award even though he will no longer host the ceremony.The 47-year-old stepped down from presenting the December ceremony after he was suspended without pay over the...

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