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Ricky Gervais And Morrissey Urge Politicians To Stand Firm On Hunt Ban

Members of Parliament (MPs) will vote on Wednesday (15Jul15) on a proposal to alter the 2004 Hunting Act, which critics argue will repeal the law by the back door by relaxing the limit...

Paul Mccartney And Ricky Gervais Join Fox Hunting Campaign

The animal rights activists have taken to social media to criticise the proposed relaxation of the 2005 prohibition, which was introduced in England and Wales and made it illegal for hunters to use...

Simon Cowell Calls For End To Yulin Dog Meat Festival

Simon Cowell has called for the Yulin Dog Meat Festival to be stopped.The 'X Factor' judge is disgusted by the annual event, which took place on Monday (22.06.15) and saw around 10,000 canines and cats...

Ricky Gervais To Make The Office Spin-off Without Stephen Merchant

Ricky Gervais will reportedly make 'The Office' movie without the help of Stephen Merchant.The duo worked together on the original TV series, but will not be reuniting for the much-anticipated movie - titled 'Life On...

Ricky Gervais Campaigns Against China Dog Meat Trade

Ricky Gervais is urging his fans to shut down the dog meat trade in China.The 53-year-old comic star is backing a campaign by the Humane Society International (HSI), which is working with approximately 35 Chinese...

Ricky Gervais And David Soul Back Dog Meat Campaign

Officials have banned the practice at the annual Yulin Dog Meat Festival but campaigners have re-started a petition after it emerged local government workers in the region cannot stop business owners from selling...

Netflix Buys Distribution Rights To Brad Pitt's 'War Machine'

Netflix has taken a significant step in its evolution with the biggest movie purchase in its history, announcing that it has acquired distribution rights to Brad Pitt’s forthcoming military comedy movie War Machine, due for...

Kelly Macdonald Joins Cast Of Gervais' Netflix Movie 'Special Correspondents'

More details have emerged about Ricky Gervais' forthcoming Netflix project Special Correspondents, with the news that Kelly Macdonald, best known as the character Margaret in HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire', will be taking a lead role in...

'The Office' Spin Off Movie Approved

Ricky Gervais helped revolutionise British comedy at the turn of the millennium with ‘The Office’, which ended with a Christmas special in 2003. More than a decade later, however, David Brent is finally making a...

Ricky Gervais Secures Financing For The Office Spin-off Film

Ricky Gervais has secured the funding to make a movie based on 'The Office'. The 53-year-old star - who co-wrote and directed the original TV series, in which he starred as David Brent - has...

David Hasselhoff Lands New Comedy Show

The Baywatch star has teamed up with the makers of Ricky Gervais' brainchild An Idiot Abroad to create Hoff the Record, which is billed as a "semi-improvised" series with Hasselhoff playing a fictionalised...

Ricky Gervais Thinks He's 'Shy'

Ricky Gervais thinks he's more ''shy'' than people realise.The 53-year-old comedian, who created the hit TV series 'The Office' and 'Extras', has claimed the public's perception of him is driven by his on-screen appearances, which...

Ricky Gervais: Oscar Wilde Would Be Trolled On Twitter

Ricky Gervais thinks Oscar Wilde would've been ''trolled'' on Twitter if he was alive today.The 53-year-old comedian believes 'The Picture of Dorian Gray' author would've been ''fun'' to follow on social media if it had...

Ricky Gervais Turns Hunter Into The Hunted With Online Attack

The funnyman got serious earlier this week (beg13Apr15) after he spotted a shot of Rebecca Francis, the co-host of U.S. TV show Eye of the Hunter, lying down next to a dead giraffe,...

Netflix Buys Ricky Gervais Comedy Movie, Starring Eric Bana

Netflix has purchased the rights to Special Correspondents, a satirical movie written and directed by Ricky Gervais and starring Eric Bana. It's the latest big name comedy acquisition from the streaming service, which already boasts...

Ricky Gervais To Star In New Netflix Comedy

In Special Correspondents, Bana will play a radio regular who resorts to faking the news. Netflix executives insist the project is "a smart social satire with heart". Announcing the partnership on...

Netflix Strikes Deal With Ricky Gervais For His New Comedy Film

Netflix has expanded its prestige by announcing that it has struck deal securing exclusive rights for the premiere of the forthcoming Ricky Gervais comedy movie Special Correspondents. The streaming giant will unveil the film for...

Ricky Gervais Left Strange Impression On Annie Lennox With Urination Story

The Office star reveals the Eurythmics' hit Right By Your Side will always remind him of a disastrous early date with his longtime partner, Jane Fallon, because he belted out the tune while...

Leonardo Dicaprio And Ricky Gervais Honoured For Animal Welfare Work

The stars have been named among the recipients of the 2015 Genesis Award, a prize which is handed out annually to celebrities who raise awareness of animal welfare issues, along with director Kathryn...

Ricky Gervais Honoured For Humanitarian Work

Ricky Gervais and Leonardo DiCaprio have been given awards for their humanitarian work.The 'Office' star was honoured with the Genesis Award for Social Media by The Humane Society of the United States in aid of...

Ricky Gervais Leads Tributes To Late Sam Simon

Ricky Gervais has led tributes to the late 'Simpsons' co-creator Sam Simon.Sam, who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2012, passed away aged 59 on Sunday (08.03.15) at his home in Los Angeles.Writing on Twitter,...

Stars Campaign To Save Russian Bears

John Hurt, Lena Headey and Ricky Gervais are among the stars backing a campaign to save two bears from captivity at a restaurant in Russia.Members of World Animal Protection have launched a drive to release...

Ricky Gervais Calls On Xi Jinping To Ban China's Ivory Trade

Funnyman Ricky Gervais, nature Tv broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, and actress Joanna Lumley have called on China's President Xi Jinping to ban the country's trade in ivory.They have signed an open letter asking the leader...

Eric Bana Joins King Arthur

Eric Bana has joined the cast of 'Knights Of The Round Table: King Arthur'.The 'Deliver Us From Evil' actor will play Uther, the father of Charlie Hunnam's Arthur, in Guy Ritchie's forthcoming movie, Variety reports.According...

Pink Poses Nude For Peta On 90-Foot Billboard

Pink will appear nude on a 90-foot Billboard in Times Square for PETA US. The 'Family Portrait' hitmaker has stripped off in a new shoot for the animal welfare organisation's 'Rather Go Naked Than Wear...

Rob Lowe Heading To Slough For British Tv Comedy

Hollywood actor Rob Lowe is following Ricky Gervais to the small British town of Slough for a new U.K. comedy based around the same location as hit sitcom The Office.Gervais' popular U.K. Tv show was...

Ricky Gervais Apologises To Quvenzhane Wallis

Ricky Gervais has apologised for mispronouncing Quvenzhane Wallis' name at the Golden Globe awards.The 'Extras' star called the 'Annie' actress 'Quaven Johhny' as he read out the nominees for Best Actress in a Motion Picture,...

Owen Wilson Felt Comfortable With Funny Co-stars On 'Night At The Museum 3'

It's probably true when it comes to most family comedies that being involved is less stressful than a more serious drama, but Owen Wilson feels that doesn't ring more true than on the set of...

Ricky Gervais Dodges Donkey Droppings On Live Tv

Funnyman Ricky Gervais was left squirming on live British Tv on Friday (19Dec14) when a donkey soiled itself as he petted it in the studio.Producers of chat show This Morning brought the beast, called Charlie,...

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