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Gervais Fears Extras Will Be A Disappointment To Many

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is terrified his new TV comedy EXTRAS will be considered a disappointment - because it is unlikely the show will be able to replicate the success of his award-winning THE OFFICE....

Gervais: 'I'm Not Desperate For Hatcher'

RICKY GERVAIS has hit out at reports he is "desperate" to sign actress TERI HATCHER to appear in the second series of his new TV comedy EXTRAS. A British Sunday newspaper yesterday (17JUL05) claimed...

Gervais Desperate For Hatcher

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is desperate to sign up DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES beauty TERI HATCHER for the second series of his new TV show. Although the first series of EXTRAS is only just hitting British...

Gervais Eyes Up Spielberg And Springsteen As Extras

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS wants Hollywood director STEVEN SPIELBERG and veteran rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN to make cameo appearances in the second series of his new UK TV show EXTRAS. THE OFFICE star Gervais has...

Gervais Snubs Bizarre Hollywood Roles

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has spurned a succession of big money Hollywood offers, because he is scared of starring in a flop. The British funnyman, who has won a Golden Globe and numerous...

Gervais Has Class Complex

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS was shocked when he discovered he was 'working class' - when he went to university. The British funnyman studied at a London University where he met his TV producer...

Gervais Locked In Bbc Feud Over Extras

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has refused to write a second series of his forthcoming comedy show EXTRAS unless the BBC changes which channel it is screened on. The corporation had wanted to air THE...

Madonna Joins Gervais' Extras

Pop superstar MADONNA is thrilled funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has accepted her plea for a cameo role in his new British TV show EXTRAS. THE OFFICE star Gervais met the MATERIAL GIRL backstage at Saturday's...

Gervais' Gorilla Tactics

RICKY GERVAIS is desperate to have his own gorilla and train it to break up fights on public transport. The British funnyman adores the hairy beasts for their gentleness and strength, but is particularly...

Madonna Meets Comedy Hero Gervais

MADONNA's most memorable moment from yesterday's (02JUL05) Live 8 concert in London was meeting her hero - British comedian RICKY GERVAIS. The veteran superstar pleaded with THE OFFICE actor to give her a...

Gervais Sparks Fury After Poverty Gag

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS angered Live 8 organisers by joking about poverty at the London leg of yesterday's (02JUL05) global musical extravaganza. The Golden Globe-winner rushed on stage announcing G8 leaders TONY BLAIR and...

Fascinating Live 8 Fact:

GRAMMY-winning British comedian RICKY GERVAIS treated the audience at the London leg of Live 8 to an impromptu performance yesterday afternoon (02JUL05) - of the wince-inducing jig made famous by his character in UK TV...

Eastwood Fails To Make Gervais' Day

Hollywood legend CLINT EASTWOOD has turned down a cameo role in comedian RICKY GERVAIS' new British TV show EXTRAS. THE OFFICE star Gervais has enlisted the talents of Hollywood A-listers including SAMUEL L JACKSON,...

Gervais' Paper Days

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS hates newspapers using his photograph to accompany negative articles about randy bosses, office hours or employment surveys. Despite discouraging publicity, THE OFFICE star insists his image still makes the...

Gervais Wants Cruise For Comedy Show

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS is desperate for superstar TOM CRUISE to make a cameo appearance in the yet-to-be-made second series of his new show EXTRAS. The OFFICE creator has already convinced BEN STILLER, KATE WINSLET...

Gervais Sees The Funny Side Of Poverty

RICKY GERVAIS is desperate to join London's Live 8 line-up, and has even developed a poverty-inspired comedy routine just in case he's asked to take part. The British funnyman, who hasn't yet received a...

Gervais Considers Us Cameo

RICKY GERVAIS is considering a cameo role in the American version of his hit comedy show THE OFFICE, after a second series was commissioned. The funnyman, who starred as misguided boss DAVID BRENT in...

Stewart To Join Extras Cast

PATRICK STEWART has joined the all-star cast for RICKY GERVAIS' new British TV comedy EXTRAS - even though the GOLDEN GLOBE-winning funnyman pokes fun at his varied acting career. THE OFFICE creator and his...

Carey Chases Role In Extras

Superstar singer MARIAH CAREY is begging British comedian RICKY GERVAIS for a cameo role in his new show EXTRAS. The curvy BUTTERFLY singer "laughed herself hoarse at THE OFFICE", Gervais' GOLDEN GLOBE-winning TV show,...

Gervais Defends American Office

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has staunchly defended the US version of his hit British TV series THE OFFICE, insisting it's just as funny as the celebrated original. The 43-year-old comic, who played irritating office manager...

Office Star Storms Hollywood

THE OFFICE beauty LUCY DAVIS has landed her first role in America after grabbing attention in the GOLDEN GLOBE-winning British comedy. The blonde actress, who played DAWN in RICKY GERVAIS' hit show, will star...

Gervais Fraudsters Found Guilty

The men accused of stealing nearly $380,000 (GBP200,000) from award-winning British comic RICKY GERVAIS have been found guilty. The thieves stole the money to buy 27 kilograms (60 pounds) of gold from bullion dealer...

Gervais Declined Huge Money Offer

GOLDEN GLOBE-winning comedian RICKY GERVAIS turned down an exclusive $9.5 million (GBP5 million) deal with the BBC because he didn't want to become the UK broadcaster's "bitch". Gervais was offered the huge sum on...

Law Backs Out Of Gervais Comedy

Actor JUDE LAW has disappointed British comic RICKY GERVAIS by pulling out of his forthcoming star-studded television comedy EXTRAS. The ALFIE heart-throb, who was set to play himself in an episode of the long-awaited...

Office Fan Foiled Gervais Fraudsters

LATEST: RICKY GERVAIS' fortune was rescued by a fan of his TV hit THE OFFICE - who called police when he suspected five people planned to buy gold bars with $372,000 (GBP196,000) stolen from British...

Gervais Not Interested In Money

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has downplayed the financial success he's achieved since his hit TV show THE OFFICE launched to fame, insisting money has never motivated him. The star and writer of the hugely successful...

Gervais Fraudsters On Trial

Five people accused of forging THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS' passport and wiring $372,000 (GBP196,000) from his bank account stood trial today at London's Wood Green Crown Court. The four men and a woman...

Stardom Helped Gervais Get In Shape

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is rediscovering his svelte physique after finding international stardom in hit TV satire THE OFFICE. The GOLDEN GLOBE-winner has embarked on a keep-fit regime to counter his penchant for booze...

Jackson To Work With 'Hero' Gervais

Hollywood star SAMUEL L JACKSON jumped at the chance to appear in British comedian RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show - because THE OFFICE creator is his "comedy hero". Jackson will line-up alongside a star-studded...

Hollywood Stars In New Gervais Comedy

Screen stars SAMUEL L JACKSON, BEN STILLER and KATE WINSLET have been recruited by British comic RICKY GERVAIS to feature in his eagerly awaited new series EXTRAS. THE OFFICE creator and star approached the...

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