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Davis Settling In America

Former THE OFFICE star LUCY DAVIS is enjoying so much success in the US, she's bought a home in Los Angeles. The 34-year-old shot to fame playing receptionist DAWN in RICKY GERVAIS' hit comedy, and...

Little Miss Sunshine Wins Top Pga Honour

Low-budget movie LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE has beaten BABEL, DREAMGIRLS and THE DEPARTED to be named Best Film at the Producers Guild Of America (PGA) awards last night (20JAN07). The film, which stars TONI COLLETTE is...

Gervais Wants Us Extras

British comedy creator RICKY GERVAIS wants to produce a US version of his TV show EXTRAS, and emulate the success of the trans-Atlantic incarnation of THE OFFICE. And multi-award winning Gervais has already decided who...

Death Cab For Cutie Singer Makes Big Screen Debut

DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE singer/guitarist BEN GIBBARD is making the leap from indie rock star to indie film star. Gibbard has scored a role in the big-screen adaptation of DAVID FOSTER WALLACE's short story...

Gervais Denies Dubbing British Viewers 'Idiots'

RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at claims he dubbed British viewers who don't find his show EXTRAS funny "idiots". A British newspaper today (15JAN07) quoted the comedian defending American TV audiences' grasp of...

Gervais Denies Dubbing British Viewers 'Idiots'

RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at claims he dubbed British viewers who don't find his show EXTRAS funny "idiots". A British newspaper today (15JAN07) quoted the comedian defending American TV audiences' grasp of British irony...

Gervais' Girlfriend Worries About His Reaction To Book

RICKY GERVAIS' girlfriend is worried about showing the British comedian her recently completed first book in case he criticises it. JANE FALLON has been dating THE OFFICE star Gervais for 23 years and she's concerned...

Dicaprio And Mirren Lead Sag Nominations

BABEL, DREAMGIRLS, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, LEONARDO DiCAPRIO and DAME HELEN MIRREN will lead the way at the Screen Actor's Guild Awards later this month. The three films each earned three nominations, while DiCaprio and Mirren...

Merchant Bemoans Gervais' Star Appeal

British funnyman STEPHAN MERCHANT is jealous his EXTRAS co-star RICKY GERVAIS boasts more celebrity friends than he does. Merchant, who also worked with Gervais on hit show THE OFFICE, can't understand why he is continually...

Babel, Dreamgirls + The Departed Lead Pga Honours

BABEL, DREAMGIRLS and THE DEPARTED have all cemented their lead in the Oscars Best Movie race after being named among the nominees for The Producers Guild of America film awards yesterday (03JAN07). The big three...

Gervais: 'Acting Is Too Difficult'

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS insists he's not tempted to further his big screen acting career - because he finds it hard to concentrate on "serious roles". THE OFFICE funnyman admits he hasn't felt the lure...

The Office Almost Scrapped Over Director Row

Hit comedy THE OFFICE was almost scrapped before production got underway, after creators RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT fell out with the BBC. In a forthcoming documentary, producer TOBY STEVENS reveals BBC bosses wanted to...

Gervais Turned Down 80 Movie Roles

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS turned down 80 movies roles after finding fame in hit comedy THE OFFICE. Gervais insists he only now feels like a proper actor after co-starring with BEN STILLER in new movie...

Gervais Makes Christmas A Lottery

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is taking his chances on Christmas presents this year (06) - he's buying his relatives GBP1,000 ($1,950) worth of lottery scratch cards. THE OFFICE star spent GBP10 ($19.5) on cards for...

Mayer Agrees To Office Parody

JOHN MAYER initially refused to allow his song YOUR BODY IS A WONDERLAND to be used on the US version of hit comedy THE OFFICE, but changed his mind after producers explained the hilarious scene....

Gervais Tips Borat For Golden Globe

RICKY GERVAIS is tipping fellow British funnyman SACHA BARON COHEN to follow in his footsteps by triumphing at next year's (07) Golden Globe Awards. Gervais Best won a Best Actor For A Television Series Golden...

Gervais Finally Feels Like A 'Proper Actor'

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS felt like a "proper actor" for the first time when he teamed up with BEN STILLER to star in new movie NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM. The Golden Globe winner, who...

Fame Made Gervais Feel Fat

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS had no idea people saw him as overweight until he found fame, because of the way the media describes him. The Golden Globe winner is tired of being described in...

Writers Guild Reveal Tv Nominations

There were few surprises when nominations for the Writers Guild TV Awards were revealed yesterday (13DEC06) with castaway show LOST, mob hit THE SOPRANOS, and KIEFER SUTHERLAND-starring 24 all battling it out for Best Drama....

Gervais' House Plans Upset Neighbours

English funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has upset his London neighbours with plans to build an underground swimming pool in his Hampstead mansion. THE OFFICE and EXTRAS creator recently purchased a $3.9 million (GBP2 million) home in...

Movie And Tv Top Tens Announced

DREAMGIRLS, UNITED 93 and BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN are among the films of 2006, according to the American Film Institute. The organisation has revealed its top ten...

Davis Weds Actor Yeoman

THE OFFICE star LUCY DAVIS married Welsh actor OWAIN YEOMAN at London's St Paul's Cathedral yesterday (09DEC06). The cathedral, which hosted the wedding of PRINCE CHARLES and DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES in 1983, and is...

Davis' Royal Wedding Connection

Former THE OFFICE actress LUCY DAVIS has called on her family's royal connections to stage her wedding in St Paul's Cathedral, London. The cathedral was the same venue which hosted the wedding of PRINCE CHARLES...

Anatomy, Lost, Earl And Office Lead Pga Nominations

GREY'S ANATOMY, LOST, MY NAME IS EARL and the US version of THE OFFICE lead the nominations for the Producers Guild of America Awards in the television categories announced yesterday (04DEC06). Grey's Anatomy and Lost...

Stiller's 'Monster' Script Shock

BEN STILLER tried to get out of appearing as himself in British TV comedy EXTRAS - because he thought people would always see him as a "monster" afterwards. The Hollywood actor committed to the part...

Cowell Refused To Sing On Extras

AMERICAN IDOL judge SIMON COWELL refused to make a karaoke cameo on RICKY GERVAIS' TV show EXTRAS because he can't sing. The music mogul has broken thousands of young hopefuls' hearts with savage appraisals of...

Gervais And Merchant Go Head-to-head

Comedy duo RICKY GERVAIS and STEPHEN MERCHANT will compete with each other for the Best TV Actor prize at the British Comedy Awards. The pair have both been nominated in the same category. Their latest...

I'm With Stupid Gets Hollywood Makeover

American film-makers PETER and BOBBY FARRELLY have signed up to produce a US pilot of little-known BBC Three sitcom I'M WITH STUPID The DUMB AND DUMBER brothers will give the British TV show a...

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