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Gervais Wants To Focus On Directing

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is prepared to turn his back on acting - to focus on directing.The funnyman has written and starred in hit comedies The Office and Extras and even cracked Hollywood with his...

Mackenzie Crook's Sellers Support

Mackenzie Crook has irritated his neighbours by refusing to cut down a beech tree.The 'Office' actor lives in a house that was once owned by late British comedian Peter Sellers, and insists he won't chop...

Gervais Defended Over Bullfight Comments

Animal rights campaigners have rushed to defend British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS after he was criticised for condemning bullfighting while continuing to eat meat.The Office creator was slammed in an article published by British newspaper The...

Gervais Slams Bullfighting

RICKY GERVAIS has hit back after a critic blasted him for condemning bullfighting while continuing to eat meat.The British funnyman insists it is not hypocritical for meat-eaters to voice concerns about animal cruelty, and calls...

Gervais Attacks British Comedy

RICKY GERVAIS has launched a scathing attack on British comedy - insisting it's so bad he can't stand watching TV in his native country anymore.The funnyman, who has co-written hit comedies The Office and Extras,...

Gervais Lands Birthday Bullock

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has landed the oddest birthday gift ahead of his 48th birthday on Thursday (25Jun09) - a bullock.Officials at animal rights group PETA Europe have decided to name a cow they rescued in...

Night At The Museum Crumbles Competition At U.s. Box Office

ROBIN WILLIAMS, RICKY GERVAIS and BEN STILLER are laughing their way to the top of the U.S. box office - their new film NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN has toppled the competition...

Gervais: Museum Coming To Life Wouldn't Faze Karl

Night at the Museum 2 star Ricky Gervais says radio producer and unlikely comedy star Karl Pilkington would be nonplussed by the upcoming sequel.Gervais reprises his role as museum manager Dr McPhee in the 20th...

By on 20 May 2009

Stiller Embarrassed By White House Visit With Gervais

BEN STILLER is still hanging his head in shame after touring the White House with RICKY GERVAIS, because the British funnyman showed up at the U.S. President's home in his pyjamas. The actors, who co-star in...

Stiller: I Resent Being Slapped By The Monkey

Ben Stiller admits he has grown to resent being continually slapped by a capuchin monkey for the Night at the Museum films.Stiller reprises his role as museum security guard Larry Daley in Night at the...

By on 19 May 2009

Gervais Dons Pyjamas For White House Visit

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS visited the White House in his pyjamas - because all his best clothing was at the cleaners. The Office star was extended a last-minute invitation to the historic building in Washington, D.C., where...

Gervais Rejected Star Turn In Night At The Museum 2

British actor RICKY GERVAIS turned down a starring role opposite BEN STILLER in NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: BATTLE OF THE SMITHSONIAN - so he could direct his own self-penned movie. The Extras star appeared as Dr...

Gervais To Make Flanimals Movie

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS is adapting his children's book series FLANIMALS for the big screen. The British funnyman is teaming up with Matt Selman, a writer for The Simpsons, to create a 3-D animated version based on...

Lowe And Gervais Joke Ends In Violence

ROB LOWE won a comedy face-off with RICKY GERVAIS - and the British star got his revenge by shooting the actor in the eye with a dart. The pair were joking around between takes on their...

Ricky Gervais Snares Leading Lady For Cemetery Junction

RICKY GERVAIS has signed up FELICITY JONES to star in his forthcoming comedy CEMETERY JUNCTION. Jones, who was last seen in BRIDESHEAD REVISITED, has agreed to join the project as its leading lady, according to...

By on 17 April 2009

Gervais Delight At Landing Fiennes

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...

Ralph Fiennes Signs Up For Gervais Comedy

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...

By on 09 April 2009

No American Office Job For Gervais

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...

Comic Relief Stars Looking To Beat Record £40m Haul

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...

Comic Relief Stars Looking To Beat Record £40m Haul

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...

By on 13 March 2009

Gervais Helps Oscars Host Hugh Jackman With Jokes

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...

By on 20 February 2009

Gervais Helps Jackman To Crack A Smile At The Oscars

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...

Gervais Ignores Fans' Comments

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...

Master Mind Teams Downey Jr, Fey And Stiller For Cartoon

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,...

By on 05 February 2009

Gervais Calls On Obama Support For Paris/posh Exchange

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...

Gervais Slams British Press

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...

Ricky Gervais To Present Golden Globe Award

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...

By on 23 December 2008

Gervais: 'Brand And Ross Were Wrong'

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"....

Gervais Has Doubts Over Oscars Job

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...

The Office Set Goes Up In Flames

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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