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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...

Gervais Reveals New Extras Draft

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...

By on 19 November 2008

Gervais Plans Extras Special

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...

Jonathan Ross Up For Comedy Award Despite Suspension

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...

By on 14 November 2008

Sesame Street Role For Gervais

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is to appear alongside Big Bird and Elmo on hit U.S. children's TV show Sesame Street. The Office funnyman will join the likes of David Beckham, Jessica Alba and Robert De...

Gervais To Host U.s. Chat Show?

British comic RICKY GERVAIS has been offered his own U.S. chat show - but will only take the job on his terms. The Ghost Town star insists he will only take on the role if...

Gervais Wants Pacino For Extras

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has his sights on a new target for his hit TV show EXTRAS - Hollywood legend AL PACINO. The British comedian has convinced a string of A-list stars - including Kate Winslet,...

Gervais Hints At Extras Return

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hinted he may make more episodes of his hit TV series EXTRAS - because he misses the show so much. The Office star made two series of the popular BBC...

Gervais Reluctant To Host Oscars Over Lack Of 'Freedom'

Ricky Gervais has admitted he is flattered to be considered as a potential Oscars host but nervous about the restrictions of the role.The Office star has been approached about hosting the 2009 ceremony, though he...

By on 17 October 2008

Gervais Is On Oscars Hitlist

RICKY GERVAIS has confirmed he is slated to present the 2009 Academy Awards - after Oscars bosses denied he had been approached. The Office star was rumoured to be in the frame for the prestigious...

Gervais Splashes Out On Personal Gym

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has invested in his own home gym - because he hates exercising in public. The chubby funnyman recently purchased an apartment in New York with his partner, writer/producer Jane Fallon. And...

Gervais Plans To Quit Acting

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS plans to quit acting to focus on writing and directing - because he is "not a great" thespian. The funnyman starred in British sitcoms The Office and Extras, and recently landed...

Pegg Blasts Gervais For Criticising British Films

Funnyman SIMON PEGG has hit out at fellow comedian RICKY GERVAIS for criticising the British film industry. Pegg slammed The Office star, who has had huge success in America with the comedy series, after he...

Peep Show Heading Across Atlantic

David Mitchell and Robert Webb's sitcom Peep Show has attracted the attention of the US, with a trade report claiming a pilot is to be made by Spike TV.The Hollywood Reporter said a pilot had...

By on 30 September 2008

Oscar Bosses Deny Gervais Role

LATEST: Organisers of the forthcoming 2009 Academy Awards ceremony have denied British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is to present the event - insisting a host has not been chosen. Previous stars to front the show include...

Gervais Tipped To Be 2009 Oscars Host

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is hotly tipped to host next year's (09) Academy Awards. Gossips claim new Oscars bosses Laurence Mark and Bill Condon were impressed with The Office creator's laugh-raising stint at Sunday's (21Sep08)...

Box-office Blahs

Despite four new films opening wide over the weekend, the box office was down more than 10 percent from the same week last year. The top film, Lakeview Terrace, starring Samuel L. Jackson, collected an...

Critics Award Rasberries To Emmys

As usual, the show that recognizes the best that television has to offer was slammed by critics as being just the opposite. San Francisco Chronicle writer Tim Goodman wrote "The opening flopped, the middle sagged...

Samuel L Jackson Thriller Unseats Coens At Us Box Office

Samuel L Jackson's new film Lakeview Terrace has knocked the Coen brothers off the top of the US box office charts.Burn After Reading, the Oscar-winning duo's new comedy-drama, had debuted at number one last week...

By on 22 September 2008

Gervais Said No To Pirates, Da Vinci And Arthur

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has revealed he turned down a leading role in the lucrative PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN film franchise because he didn't want to play "a comedy pirate" on the big screen. The...

Movie Reviews Ghost Town

Ricky Gervais, who gained fame in the U.K. as the star of the original The Office, makes his starring film debut in Ghost Town . While U.S. TV executives concluded that it would be better...

Movie Reviews Ghost Town

Ricky Gervais, who gained fame in the U.K. as the star of the original The Office, makes his starring film debut in Ghost Town . While U.S. TV executives concluded that it would be better...

Movie Reviews Ghost Town

Ricky Gervais, who gained fame in the U.K. as the star of the original The Office, makes his starring film debut in Ghost Town . While U.S. TV executives concluded that it would be better...

Director Fires Back At Gervais Story

LATEST: Moviemaker DAVID KOEPP has hit back at reports he regrets casting British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS in a Hollywood comedy, insisting it was a privilege to work with the creator of TV hits THE OFFICE...

Gervais Refuses To Lose Weight

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS refuses to lose weight - preferring to buy new clothes to fit instead. The comic likes his fuller figure and would rather pay for new clothes than lose weight. He says,...

Gervais' Tooth Embarrassment

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists his smile is so unsightly a group of journalists recently asked him if he donned a set of prosthetic teeth in his latest movie. The Office star was promoting his...

Gervais Turned Down Mendes

EVA MENDES is desperate to land a role on RICKY GERVAIS' EXTRAS - after she was turned down for a cameo on the hit TV show. The brunette beauty is a big fan of the...

Gervais: 'I Don't Believe In Ghosts'

RICKY GERVAIS stretched his acting skills to the limit as a man who can see spirits in new film GHOST TOWN - because he doesn't believe in them. The Office creator plays Bertram Pincus, who...

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