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Jackson To Work With 'Hero' Gervais

21st February 2005

Hollywood star SAMUEL L JACKSON jumped at the chance to appear in British comedian RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show - because THE OFFICE creator is his "comedy hero". Jackson will line-up alongside a star-studded...

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Hollywood Stars In New Gervais Comedy

13th February 2005

Screen stars SAMUEL L JACKSON, BEN STILLER and KATE WINSLET have been recruited by British comic RICKY GERVAIS to feature in his eagerly awaited new series EXTRAS. THE OFFICE creator and star approached the...

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Gervais To Woo Marge Simpson

26th January 2005

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will steal cartoon matriarch MARGE SIMPSON from her husband HOMER in a forthcoming episode of the hit animated TV show. The star and creator of cult comedy THE OFFICE, Gervais,...

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Stiller And Jackson Latest Gervais Extras

23rd January 2005

Hollywood stars BEN STILLER and SAMUEL L JACKSON have confirmed cameo appearances in THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS' new TV comedy. Stiller and Jackson join a star-studded cast on the British show, which will...

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Gervais: 'I'm Not An Actor'

12th January 2005

RICKY GERVAIS hates being described as an 'actor' - because he finds them "vain" and "boring". The stand-up comedian shot to fame after co-writing and starring in sitcom THE OFFICE, which became a smash...

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Gervais For Lead Role In 10 Remake

9th January 2005

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is lined up for lead role in the remake of 1970s film 10. THE OFFICE star is set to play character GEORGE WEBBER - originally undertaken by the late comic...

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Gervais Delighted To Be Writing The Simpsons

23rd December 2004

GOLDEN GLOBE-winning comic RICKY GERVAIS has fulfilled his lifetime's ambition - he is writing an episode of THE SIMPSONS. The British OFFICE star will also voice a character in the popular animation show, which...

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Gervais: 'I've Turned Down Fame And Fortune'

20th December 2004

RICKY GERVAIS has turned down $18 million (GBP10 million) in earnings from a host of Hollywood roles, because he isn't motivated by money. The British comedian, who shot to fame after writing and starring...

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Britain To Rival America At Oscars

14th December 2004

The UK's hopes for next year's (FEB05) OSCARS have been given a boost, after eight British actors picked GOLDEN GLOBE nominations yesterday (13DEC04). English stars IMELDA STAUNTON, JOELY RICHARDSON, KATE WINSLET, CLIVE OWEN, IAN...

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Gervais Not Worried About Beating The Office

5th December 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS refuses to entertain the gloomy prospect his hit show THE OFFICE will prove to be his career highlight. The funnyman, who also features as the show's star DAVID BRENT, insists...

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Gervais In Movie Deal

5th December 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS will produce a $90 million (GBP50 million) Hollywood animated movie based on his children's book FLANIMALS. The creator of GOLDEN GLOBE-winning seminal comedy THE OFFICE will be executive producer and...

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Gervais Is 'Better' Than Shakespeare

1st December 2004

THE OFFICE creator and star RICKY GERVAIS is a "better writer" than legendary playwright WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, according to his TV co-star MACKENZIE CROOK. PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN actor Crook played down-trodden office worker GARETH...

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Gervais Offers Eminem Comedy Career

30th November 2004

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has offered EMINEM an alternative career if he tires of rapping - writing comedy television programmes. The star and writer of GRAMMY AWARD-winning TV series THE OFFICE believes the STAN...

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Gervais: 'I Won't Watch Bum Fights'

17th November 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS closely studied reality TV shows while researching his GRAMMY AWARD-winning series THE OFFICE, but there were some examples of the genre he refused to sit through. Gervais, who wanted to...

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The Office's Casablanca Inspiration

17th November 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has revealed the unlikely inspiration behind his hit TV show THE OFFICE - movie classic CASABLANCA. Gervais confesses he stole the love triangle between HUMPHREY BOGART, INGRID BERGMAN and her...

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Gervais Slams British Film Industry

15th November 2004

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has slammed the British film industry for asking cult TV stars like himself to star in movies, instead of searching for talented actors. The star of comedy series THE OFFICE...

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Gervais Bemoans 'Crooked' Golden Globe

12th November 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has a problem with one of the GOLDEN GLOBES he scooped earlier this year (04) - it's crooked. Cult comedy THE OFFICE, which Gervais created and starred in, walked away...

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Gervais To Star In The Simpsons

28th October 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is to appear as a guest star in an episode of THE SIMPSONS. The show's producers have reportedly been desperate for some time to sign up Gervais, who is best...

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Law Joins Gervais' New Tv Sitcom

27th October 2004

Actor JUDE LAW will show the less glamorous side of the movie industry in British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' new TV sitcom. The COLD MOUNTAIN hunk will make a cameo appearance in THE OFFICE star's...

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Gervais: Us Office Remake Is Synthetic

22nd September 2004

British actor RICKY GERVAIS is starting to show doubt in the quality of the American remake of his acclaimed show THE OFFICE, by declaring it has "synthetic" qualities. The original show was well received...

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Gallagher And Gervais Collaboration

15th September 2004

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER is thrilled British comic RICKY GERVAIS has asked him to record a comedy version of FREELOVE FREEWAY for the Christmas special of TV satire THE OFFICE. The WONDERWALL star, 37,...

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Coogan Shuns Office Offer

10th September 2004

Actor STEVE COOGAN refused to play the lead role in the American version of hit British sitcom THE OFFICE, deeming the character too similar to his own comedy alter-ego ALAN PARTRIDGE. The British AROUND...

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George Michael Dubbed 'Bent'

8th September 2004

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL launched into a war of words with RICKY GERVAIS at last night's (7SEP04) GQ MAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS - after the comedian called him "bent". THE OFFICE star Gervais...

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Gervais Hails Bowie

16th August 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists his fame has only brought him one significant perk - getting to know his idol DAVID BOWIE. The 43-year-old actor - star of hit British TV series and GOLDEN...

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Gervais Furious About Dirty Underwear Porn Site

8th August 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is furious his name has been linked to a pornographic website selling women's soiled underwear. The star of hit British TV series THE OFFICE was shocked that fans eager to...

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Gervais Snubs Clooney

7th July 2004

British comedy star RICKY GERVAIS has turned down the chance to appear in new GEORGE CLOONEY movie OCEAN'S TWELVE - so he could concentrate on his new UK TV series. The genius behind multi-award-winning...

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Gervais Shuns Hollywood

23rd May 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has snubbed three big Hollywood films because he refuses to be cast as the token Englishman. The GOLDEN GLOBE winner and creator of the popular sitcom THE OFFICE turned down...

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American Version Of The Office A Let-down

2nd May 2004

The American version of the GOLDEN GLOBE-winning British comedy hit THE OFFICE has hit a major snag - an early screening of the show proved a painful experience for TV chiefs. Preview audiences greeted...

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Gervais Wins Two Tv Baftas

19th April 2004

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has scooped two awards at the BAFTA TV awards - the UK's version of the EMMYS. THE OFFICE creator and star picked up prizes for Best Comedy Performance and Best...

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Gervais Hits The Big Time

5th April 2004

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is taking advantage of his newfound celebrity status in Hollywood - he's trying to recruit SAMUEL L JACKSON for his upcoming comedy series EXTRAS. After unexpectedly winning two GOLDEN...

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