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Chris Martin 'Recording Music For The Office Soundtrack'

Chris Martin is recording music for 'The Office' movie.The Coldplay frontman has reportedly teamed up with Ricky Gervais - who played the hapless David Brent in the award-winning sitcom - to record music for the...

Chris Martin Working On Film Soundtrack

The Office creator Ricky tweeted a photo of the pair in a recording studio on Saturday (17Oct15), showing the Coldplay frontman grinning for the camera. "Still buzzing from our first studio session...

Ricky Gervais Steals The Show By Pretending To Win An Emmy

Ricky Gervais didn't take home an Emmy at last night’s awards, but give it a week or so and we might all believe that he did. The actor and comedian stole the show during the...

Morrissey Brands Lion-shooting Dentist 'Evil'

Dr. Walter Palmer hit headlines around the world after he shot Cecil the lion with a crossbow earlier this month (Jul15) when the beast was allegedly lured out of a protected area by...

Stars React To Cecil The Lion Killing

Walter Palmer killed the famous big cat with a crossbow and arrow earlier this month (Jul15) after his guides allegedly lured it out of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. He publicly...

Ricky Gervais Defends Queen Elizabeth Ii Over Nazi Salute Scandal

The Sun published the image on Saturday (18Jul15), showing the future Queen - who was aged six or seven at the time - being taught the gesture in 1933 by her uncle, Edward...

Ricky Gervais Defends Queen Elizabeth Over Nazi Salute Image

Ricky Gervais has defended Queen Elizabeth II after a British tabloid published photographs of the monarch doing a Nazi style salute in 1933, when she was seven years old. Gervais took to Twitter to criticise...

Ricky Gervais, Peter Egan And Brian May In Uproar At Dog Breeding Ruling

The British stars have vocally opposed the proposals for a Beagle farm to be constructed in East Yorkshire, England, but their campaign failed to move Local Government and Communities Secretary Greg Clark, who...

'Downton Abbey', Emma Thompson And 'Wolf Hall' Lead A Very British Year At The Emmy Awards

‘Downton Abbey’ and ‘Wolf Hall’ have led the British nominations at this year's Emmy Awards, with both dramas picking up three nods each. While HBO series ‘Game Of Thrones’ might have dominated this year’s nominations...

Ricky Gervais And Brian May Celebrate Fox Hunt Vote Axe

The Office creator and the Queen guitarist led a number of celebrity animal rights campaigners who publicly denounced the proposed alteration of the 2004 Hunting Act, which they feared would effectively repeal the...

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...

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