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Gervais Delighted To Be Writing The Simpsons

GOLDEN GLOBE-winning comic RICKY GERVAIS has fulfilled his lifetime's ambition - he is writing an episode of THE SIMPSONS. The British OFFICE star will also voice a character in the popular animation show, which...

Gervais: 'I've Turned Down Fame And Fortune'

RICKY GERVAIS has turned down $18 million (GBP10 million) in earnings from a host of Hollywood roles, because he isn't motivated by money. The British comedian, who shot to fame after writing and starring...

Britain To Rival America At Oscars

The UK's hopes for next year's (FEB05) OSCARS have been given a boost, after eight British actors picked GOLDEN GLOBE nominations yesterday (13DEC04). English stars IMELDA STAUNTON, JOELY RICHARDSON, KATE WINSLET, CLIVE OWEN, IAN...

Gervais Not Worried About Beating The Office

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS refuses to entertain the gloomy prospect his hit show THE OFFICE will prove to be his career highlight. The funnyman, who also features as the show's star DAVID BRENT, insists...

Gervais In Movie Deal

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS will produce a $90 million (GBP50 million) Hollywood animated movie based on his children's book FLANIMALS. The creator of GOLDEN GLOBE-winning seminal comedy THE OFFICE will be executive producer and...

Gervais Is 'Better' Than Shakespeare

THE OFFICE creator and star RICKY GERVAIS is a "better writer" than legendary playwright WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, according to his TV co-star MACKENZIE CROOK. PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN actor Crook played down-trodden office worker GARETH...

Gervais Offers Eminem Comedy Career

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has offered EMINEM an alternative career if he tires of rapping - writing comedy television programmes. The star and writer of GRAMMY AWARD-winning TV series THE OFFICE believes the STAN...

Gervais: 'I Won't Watch Bum Fights'

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS closely studied reality TV shows while researching his GRAMMY AWARD-winning series THE OFFICE, but there were some examples of the genre he refused to sit through. Gervais, who wanted to...

The Office's Casablanca Inspiration

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has revealed the unlikely inspiration behind his hit TV show THE OFFICE - movie classic CASABLANCA. Gervais confesses he stole the love triangle between HUMPHREY BOGART, INGRID BERGMAN and her...

Gervais Slams British Film Industry

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has slammed the British film industry for asking cult TV stars like himself to star in movies, instead of searching for talented actors. The star of comedy series THE OFFICE...

Gervais Bemoans 'Crooked' Golden Globe

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has a problem with one of the GOLDEN GLOBES he scooped earlier this year (04) - it's crooked. Cult comedy THE OFFICE, which Gervais created and starred in, walked away...

Gervais To Star In The Simpsons

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is to appear as a guest star in an episode of THE SIMPSONS. The show's producers have reportedly been desperate for some time to sign up Gervais, who is best...

Law Joins Gervais' New Tv Sitcom

Actor JUDE LAW will show the less glamorous side of the movie industry in British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS' new TV sitcom. The COLD MOUNTAIN hunk will make a cameo appearance in THE OFFICE star's...

Gervais: Us Office Remake Is Synthetic

British actor RICKY GERVAIS is starting to show doubt in the quality of the American remake of his acclaimed show THE OFFICE, by declaring it has "synthetic" qualities. The original show was well received...

Gallagher And Gervais Collaboration

OASIS rocker NOEL GALLAGHER is thrilled British comic RICKY GERVAIS has asked him to record a comedy version of FREELOVE FREEWAY for the Christmas special of TV satire THE OFFICE. The WONDERWALL star, 37,...

Coogan Shuns Office Offer

Actor STEVE COOGAN refused to play the lead role in the American version of hit British sitcom THE OFFICE, deeming the character too similar to his own comedy alter-ego ALAN PARTRIDGE. The British AROUND...

George Michael Dubbed 'Bent'

Pop star GEORGE MICHAEL launched into a war of words with RICKY GERVAIS at last night's (7SEP04) GQ MAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS - after the comedian called him "bent". THE OFFICE star Gervais...

Gervais Hails Bowie

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists his fame has only brought him one significant perk - getting to know his idol DAVID BOWIE. The 43-year-old actor - star of hit British TV series and GOLDEN...

Gervais Furious About Dirty Underwear Porn Site

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS is furious his name has been linked to a pornographic website selling women's soiled underwear. The star of hit British TV series THE OFFICE was shocked that fans eager to...

Gervais Snubs Clooney

British comedy star RICKY GERVAIS has turned down the chance to appear in new GEORGE CLOONEY movie OCEAN'S TWELVE - so he could concentrate on his new UK TV series. The genius behind multi-award-winning...

Gervais Shuns Hollywood

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has snubbed three big Hollywood films because he refuses to be cast as the token Englishman. The GOLDEN GLOBE winner and creator of the popular sitcom THE OFFICE turned down...

American Version Of The Office A Let-down

The American version of the GOLDEN GLOBE-winning British comedy hit THE OFFICE has hit a major snag - an early screening of the show proved a painful experience for TV chiefs. Preview audiences greeted...

Gervais Wins Two Tv Baftas

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has scooped two awards at the BAFTA TV awards - the UK's version of the EMMYS. THE OFFICE creator and star picked up prizes for Best Comedy Performance and Best...

Gervais Hits The Big Time

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is taking advantage of his newfound celebrity status in Hollywood - he's trying to recruit SAMUEL L JACKSON for his upcoming comedy series EXTRAS. After unexpectedly winning two GOLDEN...

Gervais Recalls 'Looting' On The Office Set

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS regrets allowing the cast and crew of hit series THE OFFICE to take home memorabilia when the show wrapped - because they "looted" the set. The GOLDEN GLOBE winner brought...

Gervais Heading To Broadway?

THE OFFICE funnyman RICKY GERVAIS plans to convert the GRAMMY-winning TV comedy into a Broadway show. Gervais - who plays nightmare boss DAVID BRENT in the British sitcom - wants to take his creation...

The Office Creator Tackle Extras

THE OFFICE creators RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT have unveiled their next comedy project - a sitcom about film and TV extras. The pair have killed off the show that made them household names...

Ricky Gervais Raises Laughs On Alias Set

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS caused an ongoing disturbance on the set of hit show ALIAS - because his constant jokes kept the cast and crew in stitches. The British actor, who was a...

The Office Star Snubs Hollywood Role

THE OFFICE star LUCY DAVIS snubbed a role in the forthcoming CAMERON DIAZ movie - after learning her character was Diaz's "fat ugly sister". The English actress, who played DAWN TINSLEY in the RICKY...

Alias Star Loves Gervais

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has made a good impression on ALIAS co-star JENNIFER GARNER - she's "dripping with love" for him. The British comedian has been filming a guest role on the American...

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