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Jackson To Work With 'Hero' Gervais

Hollywood star SAMUEL L JACKSON jumped at the chance to appear in British comedian RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show - because THE OFFICE creator is his "comedy hero". Jackson will line-up alongside a star-studded...

Hollywood Stars In New Gervais Comedy

Screen stars SAMUEL L JACKSON, BEN STILLER and KATE WINSLET have been recruited by British comic RICKY GERVAIS to feature in his eagerly awaited new series EXTRAS. THE OFFICE creator and star approached the...

Madonna Turns Down Role In Gervais' Extras

Pop superstar MADONNA has turned down an offer from British comic RICKY GERVAIS to appear in his new TV comedy EXTRAS. Gervais, who starred in and created cult show THE OFFICE, has already landed...

Gervais To Woo Marge Simpson

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will steal cartoon matriarch MARGE SIMPSON from her husband HOMER in a forthcoming episode of the hit animated TV show. The star and creator of cult comedy THE OFFICE, Gervais,...

Stiller And Jackson Latest Gervais Extras

Hollywood stars BEN STILLER and SAMUEL L JACKSON have confirmed cameo appearances in THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS' new TV comedy. Stiller and Jackson join a star-studded cast on the British show, which will...

Fry Fulfils Hitchhiker Dream

British actor STEPHEN FRY will fulfil his childhood dream by starring in the TV adaptation of DOUGLAS ADAMS' classic sci-fi novel THE HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. The GOSFORD PARK star will provide the...

Gervais: 'I'm Not An Actor'

RICKY GERVAIS hates being described as an 'actor' - because he finds them "vain" and "boring". The stand-up comedian shot to fame after co-writing and starring in sitcom THE OFFICE, which became a smash...

Cruise To Be Joined By Top British Comedian

TOM CRUISE has a new recruit to his latest movie - British comedian RICKY GERVAIS will be joining him on MISSION IMPOSSIBLE III. The star and creator of cult comedy THE OFFICE has agreed...

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...

Slater's 'No Natural' Comedian, Claims Co-star

Hollywood actor CHRISTIAN SLATER is a terrible stand-up comic, according to his ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST theatre co-star MACKENZIE CROOK. THE OFFICE funnyman Crook is currently starring with Slater in the London...

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...

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...

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...

Campbell Learns The Queen's English

Canadian actress NEVE CAMPBELL feared she would never be able to master an upper-class English accent for her role as QUEEN ELIZABETH II in new movie CHURCHILL: THE HOLLYWOOD YEARS. The SCREAM actress was...

Dern Prefers 'Real' Tv

Actress LAURA DERN prefers watching British and Canadian TV shows - because she's sick of the fake "Hollywood endings" in American programmes and movies. The JURASSIC PARK star is a huge fan of Canadian...

Cruise As Gervais' Extra?

MINORITY REPORT star TOM CRUISE is set to have a cameo role in RICKY GERVAIS' new comedy show. Gervais is teaming up with his THE OFFICE writing partner STEPHEN MERCHANT, to create EXTRAS -...

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...

Douglas Family Star In Hitchhiker's Guide

The family of late author DOUGLAS ADAMS have signed up to appear in the new movie version of his cult novel HITCHHIKER'S GUIDE TO THE GALAXY. Producer ROBBIE STAMPS cast Adams' mother, sisters, brother...

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...

The Office Gains Worst Ever Nbc Rating

The American version of hit British sitcom THE OFFICE is poised to bomb in the US after viewers gave the pilot episode the worst ever rating in TV network NBC's history, labelling it "too depressing"....

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...

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