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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...

The Office Ruled Out Of The Emmys

British sitcom THE OFFICE will not be eligible for this year's (04) PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS - because it falls one short of the mandatory six episode quantification rule. The RICKY GERVAIS-created show - which...

Crook Fears For Career

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL star MACKENZIE CROOK has been unemployed for months - and he's worried his career is stalling. Crook rose to fame playing cult character GARETH KEENAN...

Gervais Wins Two Tv Baftas

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has scooped two awards at the BAFTA TV awards - the UK's version of the EMMYS. THE OFFICE creator and star picked up prizes for Best Comedy Performance and Best...

Gervais Hits The Big Time

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS is taking advantage of his newfound celebrity status in Hollywood - he's trying to recruit SAMUEL L JACKSON for his upcoming comedy series EXTRAS. After unexpectedly winning two GOLDEN...

The Wire And The Office Pick Up Peabody Awards

Cop drama THE WIRE and hit British series THE OFFICE were among the TV shows honoured at the 63rd annual PEABODY AWARDS announcement on Wednesday (31MAR04). The Wire was named the Best TV Drama...

Gervais Recalls 'Looting' On The Office Set

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS regrets allowing the cast and crew of hit series THE OFFICE to take home memorabilia when the show wrapped - because they "looted" the set. The GOLDEN GLOBE winner brought...

Gervais Heading To Broadway?

THE OFFICE funnyman RICKY GERVAIS plans to convert the GRAMMY-winning TV comedy into a Broadway show. Gervais - who plays nightmare boss DAVID BRENT in the British sitcom - wants to take his creation...

The Office Creator Tackle Extras

THE OFFICE creators RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT have unveiled their next comedy project - a sitcom about film and TV extras. The pair have killed off the show that made them household names...

Gervais Added To Bafta Consideration List

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has been added to the list of contenders up for the BAFTA annual Best Comedy performer award - after accidentally being missed off by TV network the BBC. The creator...

Office Star Bewildered By Cash

THE OFFICE creator and star RICKY GERVAIS is lost for ideas on how to spend his newfound wealth. The Reading, England-born actor , 42, who plays slimy DAVID BRENT in the now-defunct hit comedy,...

Gervais's Advert Apologises To Office

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has taken out a full page advertisment in showbiz magazine VARIETY - to apologise to his co-stars for not thanking them when he collected two GOLDEN GLOBES on Sunday (25JAN04)....

Gervais Mans The Office

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has finally found an actor to take on the lead role of boss DAVID BRENT in the American version of the revered comedy. Gervais, whose performance as office pariah...

Golden Globe Television Awards Honour Sex And The City

The four lead stars of departing comedy SEX AND THE CITY have all been nominated for acting gongs at next year's GOLDEN GLOBES ceremony (04). SARAH JESSICA PARKER is included in the Best Actress...

Pitt To Star In Us Remake Of The Office?

BRAD PITT has stunned British TV fans by emerging as the favourite to star in the leading role of an American remake of a top UK show. Tubby British comedian RICKY GERVAIS stars as...

The Office Gets An American Angle

The creator of British sitcom THE OFFICE is planning to cash in on his success in America by selling the rights to the show there. The Office is already a huge hit in America...

Experts List Top 40 Best Tv Shows

Experts at British TV listings magazine RADIO TIMES have drawn up a list of the 40 best television programmes of all time. Included in the top 40 are such varied shows as THE SIMPSONS,...

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