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Allen's Crush On Gervais

Pop star LILY ALLEN has been hiding a secret crush - on British comedian RICKY GERVAIS. The 22-year-old Smile hitmaker, who recently split from Chemical Brothers star Ed Simons, stunned the audience of her chatshow...

Superbad's Hill For Gervais Film

Jonah Hill has been added to the cast of Ricky Gervais' upcoming comedy This Side of the Truth.Superbad star Hill joins Jennifer Garner and Rob Lowe in the Warner Bros movie, set in a world...

By on 07 February 2008

Brits Julie Christie And Daniel Day-lewis Take Sag Awards

British actors Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis have won the top acting prizes at the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) awards.While Christie took the best actress gong for her acclaimed portrayal of a woman facing dementia...

Gervais Celebrated Golden Globes Win In Pyjamas

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS was relieved the annual Golden Globes celebrations had been cancelled, because he hates having to dress up for awards shows. The 2008 ceremony was replaced with a low-key press conference on...

Gervais Supports Globes Boycott

Ricky Gervais said he was delighted to pick up the gong for best sitcom at the Golden Globes despite the lack of an award ceremony in Los Angeles.The British comedian's Extras show scooped the award...

By on 14 January 2008

The Office To Get Chilean Re-make

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has signed a major deal which will see his hit comedy series THE OFFICE re-made in Chile. Chile is the first Latin country to purchase the rights to the sitcom in...

Atonement, Gervais Win Globes

Keira Knightley's Atonement and comedian Ricky Gervais' television show Extras were honoured at last night's Golden Globe ceremony in Hollywood. Instead of the traditional star-studded event, the honours for the year's best in film and...

By on 14 January 2008

Gervais Slams British Cinema

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has blasted the entertainment industry in his native England, insisting the country fails to produce original movie ideas. The Office creator and star is eager to distance himself from British cinema...

Gervais Bows To Pressure From Extras Fans

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has been forced to re-issue the DVD of his EXTRAS Christmas special after U.S. fans complained they were being financially exploited. The show, which aired in America over the festive season,...

Merchant: 'I Don't Buy Gifts For Gervais'

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS will be fruitlessly searching under the Christmas tree for a gift from his writing partner STEPHEN MERCHANT - because his pal hasn't bought him a present. The Emmy-winning actor, who...

Gervais Turned Down Woody Allen

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down the chance to star in a WOODY ALLEN movie, after discovering the director had cast minor British TV stars. The Office star accuses the legendary film maker of being seduced...

Atonement Tops Globe Noms

Acclaimed British film Atonement has led the way at today's nominations for the 2008 Golden Globe awards, with seven nods.Joe Wright's adaptation of Ian McEwan's bestselling novel was named in the best drama motion picture...

By on 13 December 2007

Gervais Prefers Working In The U.s. To U.k.

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS prefers filming in the U.S. to his native Britain - because Americans are more polite. The Office creator and star - who is currently filming comedy Ghost Town in New York City...

Gervais Pokes Fun At Awards Show

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has risked infuriating organisers of one of the world's most prestigious awards ceremonies - by poking fun at the International Emmys and branding it an event for actors "who will never...

Gervais Praises Michael's Sense Of Humour

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has praised GEORGE MICHAEL's willingness to poke fun at his recent sex scandals. The Careless Whisper singer makes a cameo in a forthcoming Christmas episode of the comedian's TV programme Extras,...

Piper To Reprise Pullman Role

Billie Piper is to reprise her role as Sally Lockhart as the BBC confirms a second Philip Pullman adaptation as part of its Christmas TV schedule.The Secret Diary of a Call Girl star will appear...

By on 27 November 2007

Gervais Hits Back At Diana Concert Critics

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at critics who ridiculed his performance at this year's Concert For Diana - dismissing it as just a "bad five minutes". The star took to the stage at...

Gervais: 'I Get Texts From The Princes'

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS receives regular phone texts from PRINCES WILLIAM and HARRY - after they obtained his number at a charity concert for their mother, DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES. The British royals -...

Gervais Refuses To Give Up 'Nice' Food

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS forces himself to go to the gym - so he doesn't have to give up eating "nice" food. The Office star, 46, takes regular visits to the gym but confesses it...

Gervais Refuses To Work With Allen

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down the chance to work with celebrated director WOODY ALLEN - because he is convinced the filmmaker has lost his ability to produce good movies. The creator of the U.K.'s...

Gervais Vows To Avoid Celebrity Reality Shows

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has vowed never to sign on for a reality TV series - despite his love of such programmes. The comedian's favourite reality show is Britain's I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out...

Gervais: 'Spears Should Pull Herself Together'

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS feels sorry for troubled star BRITNEY SPEARS - but has also called for singer to "pull herself together." The creator of the U.K.'s hit TV comedy The Office claims he deliberately...

Gervais Slams Plastic Surgery

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will never undergo plastic surgery - because he is "too scared" to go through with a cosmetic procedure. The Office creator and star - who has credited his chubby frame for...

Gervais: 'Cruise Could Never Play My Roles'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is content with his chubby frame and ordinary looks - because he can take on more roles than TOM CRUISE. The Office creator and star refuses to curb his diet, insisting...

Gervais: 'Being Overweight Helped My Career'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS likes his chubby frame - because it has boosted his career. The Office star, 46, is under no pressure to lose weight, insisting his unpolished appearance has prompted his success. He...

Gervais 'Embarrassed' By Wealth

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS feels "guilty" about his $14 million (GBP7 million) fortune - because he doesn't think he deserves to be wealthy. The 46-year-old creator of hit TV show The Office insists he is...

Gervais' Cancer Scare

British comic RICKY GERVAIS has had two cancer scares in seven years - prompting him to have regular health checks. The Office star was forced to analyse his health after his mother died of lung...

Gervais Feared De Niro Rejection

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS was so afraid ROBERT DE NIRO would reject his offer to guest star on his comedy show EXTRAS, he almost didn't ask. Gervais was filming fantasy movie Stardust with De Niro when...

The Office Set For U.s. Spin-off

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' cult TV comedy THE OFFICE is set for even more success - as a spin-off. TV bosses in America are so pleased with the success of the offbeat U.K. show's reworked...

Carell Claims Gervais Emmy

Funnyman STEVE CARELL has no intention of handing over the Emmy Award he claimed on behalf of pal RICKY GERVAIS - because the Brit wasn't there to accept it. Gervais won his second Emmy earlier...

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