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Lowe Won't Laugh On Set

Working with funnyman RICKY GERVAIS in new comedy THE INVENTION OF LYING was "frustrating" for professional ROB LOWE - because the Brit kept ruining scenes by giggling through them.The former The West Wing star insists...

Zombieland Kills

It was the weekend in which Zombieland made a killing at the box office. The comedy/horror film, which on the whole received positive reviews, piled up $25 million in ticket sales. Two other new movies,...

Gervais Feared Movie Backlash

British comic RICKY GERVAIS has no problems with any negative reviews his career garners - and insists if work dries up he'll enjoy the quiet life.The star has enjoyed a hugely successful run since writing...

Gervais' Failure Fears

RICKY GERVAIS avoided making a big screen movie for more than ten years - because he was frightened of failure.Gervais and co-writer Stephen Merchant enjoyed enormous success with their comedy TV series The Office, and...

Ricky Gervais' Lying Help

Ricky Gervais insists lying can be good.The British comedian - who makes his movie directing debut in new film 'The Invention of Lying' - says not always telling the truth can be beneficial because it...

Ricky Gervais' Email Plea To Hoffman

Ricky Gervais told Philip Seymour Hoffman he had testicle implants.The British comic star was desperate to get the Oscar-winning actor to appear in his new movie 'The Invention of Lying' - in which he stars...

Garner Plays Pranks On Gervais

JENNIFER GARNER played a series of pranks on RICKY GERVAIS on the set of THE INVENTION OF LYING - after he laid down strict rules during filming.The upcoming movie was co-directed by Gervais and Matthew...

Gervais Will Never Be A Dad

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has vowed never to have children - because he is too selfish to be a father.The Office comedian and his long term partner Jane Fallon have both decided against ever starting...

Gervais Defends Drink-drive Gag

RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at critics of a controversial joke about drink-driving in his new stage act - insisting the gag is "justified comedically".The British funnyman launched his new stand-up show, Science, in Scotland...

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

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