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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...

By on 13 March 2009

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...

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...

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

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