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"You can make any movie better with Muppets - Schindler's List, 12 Years a Slave... Let's try it at least!" Funnyman Ricky Gervais believes every great film should be remade with the Muppets.

So Far, The Critics Are Divided On 'Muppets Most Wanted' - Review Roundup

The last outing for The Muppets on the big screen saw Amy Adams and Jason Segal lauded for their all-singing, all-dancing exploits. Most Wanted picks up directly from the 2011 musical, but has it managed...

Ricky Gervais Wants To Host Golden Globes Again

Ricky Gervais wants to host the Golden Globe awards again.The 'Muppets Most Wanted' actor's stints of fronting the ceremony in 2010 2011, and 2012 saw organisers come under fire for his daring gags about stars...

Ricky Gervais Won Competition After Muppets Casting

Ricky Gervais felt like he'd won a competition when he was cast in the 'Muppets Most Wanted'.The 52-year-old comedian - who has filmed two segments on Sesame Street's 40th season - was thrilled when he...

Missed David Brent Live? Don’T Worry - More Dates Have Been Announced?

Did you think you’d never get the chance to see David Brent live in concert every again? Perhaps you thought it was a foregone conclusion… Well, not to worry, because the ex-Slough-based office manager-cum-talented musician...

Ricky Gervais Announces Two David Brent Concerts

Ricky Gervais has announced two new David Brent concerts.The comedian will take to the stage as his fictional 'The Office' character, cringe-inducing office manager David Brent, at London's Hammersmith Apollo and Oxford New Theatre this...

John Oliver, With Gervais Seal Of Approval, Hits Tvs On Hbo In Late April

John Oliver went from working the stand up scene in the U.K to being recommended by Ricky Gervais to U.S giant Jon Stewart. He then hosted The Daily Show in place of Stewart to critical...

Vivienne Westwood Designs Miss Piggy's Wedding Dress, And It's Fabulous

Vivienne Westwood has designed a custom wedding dress of porcine proportions for Miss Piggy. The star of The Muppets will wear the stunning white gown when she finally weds the love of her life, Kermit...

Sir Ben Kingsley Cast In A Night At The Museum 3

Sir Ben Kingsley has been cast in 'A Night at the Museum 3'.The 68-year-old actor is in talks to portray the Egyptian pharaoh who is on display in the British museum - which is located...

Rebel Wilson Set For Night At The Museum 3

Rebel Wilson has joined the cast of 'Night at the Museum 3'.The 'Bachelorette' actress is set to star alongside Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan and Ricky Gervais in the family-friendly comedy sequel.The...

Ricky Gervias Named Peta's Person Of The Year

Ricky Gervais has been named PETA's Person of the Year.Animal rights organisation PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) - has bestowed its annual honour upon the British comedian for his staunch support of...

Ricky Gervais Named Peta's Person Of The Year

British funnyman Ricky Gervais has been named Person of the Year by bosses at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta).The comic has been praised for using his Twitter.com account to keep more than...

Lily Allen Performs With Robbie Williams For Charity

Lily Allen and Robbie Williams performed on stage together last night (19.12.13) to raise money for charity.The 28-year-old singer slow danced with the 'Candy' hitmaker as they belted out the lyrics to 'Dream A Little...

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British radio presenter Fearne Cotton was forced to apologise to her listeners after she was caught swearing live on air. A microphone was accidentally left on while Cotton told her guests Ricky Gervais, Cheryl Cole...

Ronnie Wood: Niall Horan Too Busy For Lessons

Ronnie Wood hasn't been able to pin down Niall Horan to give him guitar lessons.The Rolling Stones legend, who offered to personally teach the One Direction singer some of his skills for the young star's...

'The Muppets Most Wanted' Takes Muppet Hijinks Global [Trailer + Pictures]

The full length trailer has just been released for The Muppets Most Wanted and boy, it looks like a thrill ride of a movie. The sequel to 2011's hugely successful The Muppets will see the...

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Celebrated illusionist David Blaine will be playing tricks on the likes of Harrison Ford, singer Katy Perry and rapper Kanye West in their own homes for a new Tv special. Real or Magic will also...

He's Back! Ricky Gervais Films Season 2 Of Derek In London [Pictures]

Ricky Gervais and his crew have begun filming for the second series of his hit Channel 4 series Derek today. Pictures show the David Brent creator riding a small girls’ bike, while a body double...

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Comedian Ricky Gervais has extended his rock career as his The Office alter-ego David Brent. The Tv character will hit the stage again for a gig with his backing band Foregone Conclusion in Bristol a...

Possible David Brent Movie Will Feature Real Departure For Former Paper Merchant

If, and we mean if, David Brent makes his feature debut in a movie, then it won’t be anything to do with the 2-series BBC sitcom that thrust the character into the hallowed ground of...

David Brent Heading On UK Tour With Ex-razorlight Drummer Is So David Brent

While David Brent and Andy Burrow’s musical union isn’t a joke in and of itself – the pair have known each other since Ricky Gervais met Burrow on Jonathon Ross in 2008 – there’s nothing...

David Brent Lives! Ricky Gervais Live Show Brings Back The Character In Full Force

Ricky Gervais has just completed his first two gigs at London’s Bloomsbury Theatre as alter-ego David Brent. If you’re wondering, the high expectations were completely justified. We saw a much needed glimpse of David Brent...

Ricky Gervais Backs Lab Animals Campaign

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has posed for a photoshoot with his beloved pet cat to back an animal rights campaign.The Office creator has thrown his weight behind the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection's Our...

Ricky Gervais Returns As David Brent For London Gig

British funnyman Ricky Gervais brought annoying boss David Brent back to the masses on Monday night (14Oct13) for the first of two London shows.The Office creator reprised his cringeworthy character from the hit comedy and...

Ricky Gervais To Record With Andy Burrows

Ricky Gervais is writing a David Brent album with Andy Burrows.The British comic was joined by the former Razorlight drummer for a London gig last night (14.10.13), in which he took to the stage as...

David Brent & Foregone Conclusion Deliver The Laughs In First Live Show

It's been almost ten years since David Brent was last on our screens, however Ricky Gervais' most celebrated character still has the potential to draw in one helluva crowd. It took only 15 seconds for...

David Blaine Hosting Celebrity Magic Tv Special

Illusionist and daredevil David Blaine is planning a new Tv special, which will feature him wowing the likes of Ricky Gervais, Woody Allen and Robert De Niro with his tricks.The magician will host a 90-minute...

Ricky Gervais Disgusted By Inflated Ticket Prices For David Brent Gigs

British comedian Ricky Gervais is disgusted with scalpers after discovering tickets for his upcoming David Brent concerts are selling for as much as $1,500 (£1,000) each online.The funnyman recently announced he would be reprising his...

Ricky Gervais To Perform Two London Shows As David Brent Next Month

David Brent is heading on the road with his always-reliable band Foregone Conclusion for two intimate shows in London next month. Brent and Foregone Conclusion will bring 'A Work In Progress' to London's Bloomsbury Theatre...

David Brent Live, Is This Ricky Gervais's Worst Idea Ever?

Having achieved moderate success with the comeback of David Brent, Ricky Gervais has decided to push the envelope even further by putting his seminal creation on the road for live shows.We say moderate because, in...

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U2's Long Serving Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Dies

U2’s latest tour has suffered yet more bad news, with the announcement of the sudden death...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Campaign To Save Human Rights Act From Being Scrapped

Benedict Cumberbatch is one of a number of British actors to put their names to a new appeal...

Melissa McCarthy On How Malls Body Shame Plus-Size Women

Melissa McCarthy has taken a stand against the fashion and shopping industries...

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Newport Folk Festival To Mark 50 Years Since Bob Dylan "Went Electric"

It was a three song set that helped the change the course of pop music history: Bob Dylan...

Robert Rodriguez To Direct 'Jonny Quest' Movie

Robert Rodriguez has signed up to direct a live-action remake of the classic TV cartoon...

Piers Morgan To Return As Guest Judge On 'America's Got Talent'

Four years after he left the show, Piers Morgan has announced that he’ll be returning...

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