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Gervais: 'I Leaked Wrong Names To The Press'

RICKY GERVAIS has confessed to deliberately leaking the names of A-list stars rumoured to be appearing in the next series of his comedy series EXTRAS. A host of Hollywood heavyweights have been linked with cameo...

Simpsons Mastermind Snubbed By Gervais

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has confessed he's hurt British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS hasn't picked him for a part on hit comedy show EXTRAS. Despite hailing his cameo on the cult cartoon series the pinnacle...

Gervais Lands Bafta Writing Nomination

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been hailed for his comedy writing, with hit show EXTRAS earning a BAFTA Craft Awards nomination. The comic genius joins colleague STEPHEN MERCHANT on the shortlist, and will compete against...

Gervais Slams UK Entertainment Industry

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hit out at his country's TV comedies and dramas, insisting they are lacklustre and tired. The outspoken THE OFFICE creator is underwhelmed by UK television and believes it is created...

Gervais Turns Down $3.5 Million For Ad

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS was offered a staggering $3.5 million (GBP2 million) to appear in a TV commercial for an American beer brand - and turned it down. THE OFFICE star refuses to appear in...

Gervais To Receive Prestigious Rose D'or

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has claimed the coveted Rose D'Or award for his contribution to global entertainment. THE OFFICE star will pick up his prize at the festival of the same name in Lucerne, Switzerland,...

Gervais Added To Guinness Book Of Records

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been added to the Guinness Book of Records after scoring the world's most successful podcast. More than 500,000 fans a week have been downloading the Internet snippet and THE OFFICE...

Hilton To Star In The Simpsons?

Socialite PARIS HILTON is expected to be the latest celebrity to lend her voice to cult cartoon series THE SIMPSONS. Hilton will join a galaxy of stars who have appeared on the hit show recently...

Gervais: 'Simpsons Role Was Dream Come True'

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hailed his cameo on cult cartoon THE SIMPSONS as the pinnacle of his comedic career. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS star, who refers to the MATT GROENING-created show as "the...

Gervais Sees Shows Compete At Rose D'or Awards

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS's sitcom EXTRAS will go head-to-head with the US version of his first comedy THE OFFICE at this year's (06) Rose D'Or awards. The awards, which will take place in Switzerland...

The Cure Line Up For Charity Shows

Iconic rockers THE CURE will headline the annual Teenage Cancer Trust series of gigs in London next month (MAR06). Golden Globe-winning comedian RICKY GERVAIS, GOLDFRAPP, THE SCORPIONS and RAZORLIGHT will also perform the concerts...

Gervais Takes Office Job In France

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has agreed to let hit comedy THE OFFICE be translated for a European audience. The French adaptation - called LE BUREAU - sees embarrassing boss DAVID BRENT transformed into GILLES...

Gervais To Write For Us Office

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has been approached to write an episode for the third series of the hit US version of the comedy. The English comedian starred as cringe-inducing boss DAVID BRENT in...

Gervais Enters The Record Books

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has entered the Guinness Book Of Records for producing the most downloaded podcast. THE OFFICE star, co-writer STEPHEN MERCHANT and producer KARL PILKINGTON write, produce and star in the 30...

Gervais Joins Stiller's Museum

LATEST: THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS is the latest actor to join the cast of BEN STILLER's new comedy. Gervais, who met Stiller when the American appeared in the comedian's British TV show EXTRAS,...

Gervais Plans Move To Us

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is shunning his native Britain to set up home in America. The actor and comedian, who recently scripted his very own episode of THE SIMPSONS, has spent so much...

Carell's Dad Hates His Son In The Office

Funnyman STEVE CARELL has alienated his family with his role in US TV comedy hit THE OFFICE - because his father hates watching his son play a stupid boss. The 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN star plays...

Gervais Is A Hit With The Simpsons

THE SIMPSONS bosses were so thrilled with RICKY GERVAIS' appearance on the cult animation comedy, they want the Brit to join the cast permanently. The Emmy-winning THE OFFICE creator, who wrote and starred in...

Gervais Turned Down Christmas Special Of The Office

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down the opportunity to make a one-off Christmas edition of his Grammy-winning TV show THE OFFICE. Gervais, who secured cult status as nightmare boss DAVID BRENT in the BBC...

Gervais Buys Lottery Tickets Instead Of Gifts

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS buys his family lottery tickets for the festive season - because he forgets to do his Christmas shopping. THE OFFICE star, 44, insists there is nothing wrong with giving people...

Simpsons Creator Eyes Little Britain Stars

THE SIMPSONS creator MATT GROENING has announced plans to recruit LITTLE BRITAIN stars MATT LUCAS and DAVID WALLIAMS for a guest appearance in his hit cartoon. British sketch show Little Britain has proved to...

Extras Loses Out At Comedy Awards

Despite a record five nominations, RICKY GERVAIS' comic creation EXTRAS lost out after only scooping two gongs at the British Comedy Awards in London last night (14DEC05). The funnyman admitted at the start of...

Gervais Entertains With Internet Podcasts

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is turning his hand to talk shows - as host of a weekly downloadable internet podcast. The EXTRAS star is hailing the venture as one of its kind, because neither...

Gervais Takes On Videogame Gangster Role

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS is stepping into the world of digital crime, after signing up to play a gangster in the new computer game SCARFACE: THE WORLD IS YOURS. The 44-year-old British comedian...

Gervais In Tears Over X Factor

British comic RICKY GERVAIS bursts into tears when he tunes into British TV pop contest THE X FACTOR. THE OFFICE star shares the tension the show's contenders withstand - and if they buckle...

Gervais To Meet His Heroes

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS is working on a series of TV documentaries focusing on his comedy heroes. THE OFFICE creator has already lined up SEINFIELD creator LARRY DAVID and THIS IS SPINAL TAP genius...

Gervais Fears Flanimals Flop

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS fears his big-budget children's movie FLANIMALS will be a flop. The British funnyman is thrilled movie bosses want to adapt his 2004 book, but remains terrified of box office...

Clooney And Depp Snubbed By British Comedy Duo

Hollywood stars GEORGE CLOONEY and JOHNNY DEPP's requests to appear in the upcoming series of UK comedy show LITTLE BRITAIN have been snubbed - because they are too famous. DAVID WALLIAMS and MATT LUCAS,...

Cruise Happy To Be An Extra

Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE is desperate to prove his comic potential by appearing in RICKY GERVAIS' hit British TV show EXTRAS. Cruise was head-hunted by the British funnyman and creator of THE OFFICE to...

Prince To Star In Extras?

Pop superstar PRINCE is the latest celebrity being lined up to appear in the second series of RICKY GERVAIS' hit comedy show EXTRAS. The British funnyman and co-writer STEPHEN MERCHANT are confident they will...

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