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Ricky Gervais Loves The 'Realism' With Muppets

Ricky Gervais loved the ''realism'' while acting with the Muppets.The 52-year-old star hits the big screen in the 'Muppets Most Wanted' alongside children's favourites Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and the rest of the famous...

Ricky Gervais Planning Spoof David Brent Documentary

British comic Ricky Gervais is hoping to bring his most famous character, David Brent, back to the screen for a spoof documentary.The star reprised his role as the cringeworthy office manager last year (13) for...

Ricky Gervais Reveals Even More David Brent Comeback Plans

He’s proving to be one of the U.K’s most enduring characters, is David Brent. And now Ricky Gervais has revealed plans for the erstwhile Wernham Hogg manager to make an on-screen return in the form...

Ricky Gervais: This Is Spinal Tap Funniest Film

Ricky Gervais thinks 'This Is Spinal Tap' is the funniest movie ever made.The 'Muppets Most Wanted' star is a huge fan of the 1984 mockumentary about the misadventures of a clueless British rock band in...

"Muppets: Most Wanted" Isn't Just For Kids, Apparently

For a kids’ movie, The Muppets: Most Wanted has more than its fair share of decidedly adult jokes. Of course, it’s no surprise that a film starring top tier comedians like Ricky Gervais and Tina...

'The Muppets Most Wanted': On The Road Again

After the surprise success of The Muppets in 2011, first-time British director James Bobin knew making a sequel would present a big challenge. "I thought we needed to make it harder," he says. "So that's...

After A Shaky Start, 'Muppets Most Wanted' Strikes A Chord With The Critics

It must be difficult to follow 2011’s The Muppets, featuring Amy Adams and Jason Segal in a musical that delighted critics and fans alike. And Muppets Most Wanted certainly fell victim to that pressure early...

Ricky Gervais Is A 'Failed Pop Star'

Ricky Gervais is a ''failed pop star''.The British comic - who released a number of singles in the early 1980s as a member of duo Seona Dancing and has also toured with a band as...

Action, Romance, Crime - 'The Muppets: Most Wanted' Might Just Have It All

Muppets: Most Wanted is out in the US on Friday, so it might be time to talk about some of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Gonzo and the rest of the gang’s latest adventures. In Muppets: Most...

A Week In Movies: Films Premiere In Hollywood, Texas And Mexico, Captain America Gathers Buzz, Sin City 2 Delivers A Trailer And Rumours Swirl About Episode Vii Casting

Two new films held their premieres in Hollywood this week. Muppets Most Wanted's world premiere was attended by stars Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Kermit and Miss Piggy. Meanwhile, Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and...

Ricky Gervais: Justin Bieber Should Go To Bed

Ricky Gervais has joked he would send Justin Bieber to bed if he was his manager.The 'Muppets Most Wanted' actor admits he wouldn't be very good at managing other people's careers because he's a ''control...

Ricky Gervais Disgusted By Pal Louis C.k.'S Genitals

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has been left scarred for life by the sight of his pal Louis C.K. naked.The U.S. comedian stripped down in front of the Brit for a medical scene in his comedy series...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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