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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...

Winslet: 'I Want To Be In Extras Again'

Actress KATE WINSLET has appealed to British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS for the chance to star in another episode of his hit comedy EXTRAS. The TITANIC star loved satirising her public persona for the first...

Soap Star Ross Kemp Assaulted By Editor Wife

REBEKAH WADE, the editor of Britain's most popular daily newspaper has been arrested after assaulting her soap star husband ROSS KEMP. Kemp, who stars in TV drama EASTENDERS, received a "thick lip" in the...

Gervais Denies Attacking Friend Crook

LATEST: RICKY GERVAIS has rubbished claims he attacked THE OFFICE co-star MACKENZIE CROOK's Hollywood career in a magazine interview - insisting he was misunderstood. In this week's (7NOV05) edition of British magazine Star the...

Gervais Slams Desperate Crook

* GERVAIS DENIES ATTACKING FRIEND CROOK LATEST: RICKY GERVAIS has rubbished claims he attacked THE OFFICE co-star MACKENZIE CROOK's Hollywood career in a magazine interview - insisting he was misunderstood. In this week's (7NOV05) edition of British...

Gervais Attacks Fellow Comedians

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has launched a scathing attack on comedy stars who exploit their success by producing spin-off novelty products, branding it "a con". While THE OFFICE creator sees the humour in caricaturing...

Gervais' Mafia Dreams

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has declared he would rather be made a member of the Mafia than be knighted by QUEEN ELIZABETH II. The OFFICE star doubts he'll ever be knighted, but he wouldn't...

Hitchhiker Star Freeman Shuns Hollywood

THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY star MARTIN FREEMAN has vowed to stay away from Hollywood and keep making films in Britain. The actor, who shot to fame RICKY GERVAIS' hit UK TV series...

Gervais Charity Ad Allowed To Air

LATEST: British censors have backed down and allowed RICKY GERVAIS's prostate cancer charity advert to air on the radio before 9pm. The Radio Advertising Clearance Centre stepped in and ruled the radio ad should...

Gervais' Cancer Ad Banned

A prostate cancer advertisement starring British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been banned from radio waves before the 9pm watershed for being too offensive. A 'squish' noise has also been removed from the ad -...

Gervais' Arrested Development Castmates Offered To Pay His Air Fare

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS only managed to secure a cameo role in ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT when the cast of the US TV show offered to pay for his flight across the Atlantic. THE OFFICE star...

Gervais Backs Cancer Campaign

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is fronting an advertising campaign to raise awareness about prostate cancer in the UK. THE OFFICE comedian will sketch the excruciating embarrassment of a rectal examination for a radio...

Carell Keeps His Growing Celebrity Fanbase In Perspective

STEVE CARELL refuses to be intimidated by the growing number of Hollywood superstars who are fans of his hit TV series THE OFFICE. Carell, who plays boss-from-hell DAVID BRENT in a part made famous...

Gervais Gets Cheeky On The Web

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is so desperate to express himself freely, he is planning an anarchic internet-only radio slot away from the constraints of broadcast authorities. THE OFFICE creator is already a popular radio...

Gervais Wowed By Law

RICKY GERVAIS knew he'd made it big when screen star JUDE LAW waved at him at last year's (04) Emmy Awards. The British funnyman, who was awarded two Golden Globes for his hit TV...

Gervais Goes Highbrow

British comic RICKY GERVAIS insists he lives a staggeringly expensive lifestyle because it's the only way he can be treated with respect. THE OFFICE creator is still as down to earth as ever,...

Gervais: 'I Can't Play Sexy'

British comic RICKY GERVAIS refuses to play romantic heroes in Hollywood movies, as he has found his niche playing "losers". The EXTRAS creator has no intention of trying to be sexy on screen, as...

Gervais To Star As Studio Boss In Hollywood Movie

British comic RICKY GERVAIS is set to star in a movie which takes a satirical look at Hollywood's obsession with award shows. THE OFFICE icon will play a studio boss in FOR YOUR...

Gervais' Extras Awarded Second Series

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' new TV comedy EXTRAS has been awarded a second series despite receiving a lukewarm response from critics. The BBC made no hesitation over the decision to commission a second series...

Gervais' New Show Leaked On Net

An episode of RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show EXTRAS has appeared on the internet days before it is due to premiere on British television. The episode, which features PULP FICTION icon SAMUEL L JACKSON,...

Gervais Enjoys Fast Food Perks Of Fame

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is experiencing a positive side to being famous - he sometimes gets given generous portions of takeaway food. THE OFFICE star was surprised during a recent visit to a local...

Gervais Teams Up With Tap

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is so thrilled he has been invited to work with the team behind THIS IS SPINAL TAP, he is terrified it is all a dream. THE OFFICE creator will star...

Gervais Falls For Marge Simpson

RICKY GERVAIS is such a big fan of hit US cartoon series THE SIMPSONS he didn't just write an episode - he gave himself a starring role. The British funnyman leapt at the opportunity...

Crook's Electric Shock Mayhem

British actor MACKENZIE CROOK suffered excruciating electric shocks at the hands of RICKY GERVAIS while working on THE OFFICE - all in the name of amusement. Cheeky comedian Gervais loved finding ways to build...

Gervais' Ridicule At Oasis Gig

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS was left red-faced at a recent OASIS gig - when the 500-strong crowd began chanting "Ricky, you fat b**tard". The WONDERWALL rockers' fans spotted THE OFFICE star in the VIP...

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