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Fascinating Fact 2421

THE OFFICE star RICKY GERVAIS has the funniest face in Britain, according to scientists who used special computer software to find "the perfect comedy face".

Fascinating Fact 2388

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is set to reveal the secrets of hit TV show THE OFFICE in a new behind-the-scenes documentary. Producer TOBY STEVENS confirms he's in talks with Gervais and co-writer STEPHEN MERCHANT to...

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...

Fascinating Fact 2227

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has splashed out GBP2.5 million ($4.5 million) on a mansion in north London. The luxurious property comes complete with underfloor heating.

Gervais' Animal Sanctuary Dreams

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS dreams of leaving behind his TV career so he can open an animal sanctuary. THE OFFICE creator Gervais admits he would like nothing better than living with nature in the countryside....

Gervais Has No Plans To Extend Extras Run

THE OFFICE creator RICKY GERVAIS has no plans to make a third series of his hit British TV comedy EXTRAS, because he hates shows which run past their sell by date. The Golden Globe winner...

Office Snapped Up By Itv

The US version of RICKY GERVAIS' celebrated comedy THE OFFICE will be aired on British screens by ITV, after the independent network outbid broadcast giant the BBC. The BBC made the original UK series, and...

Gervais Teases Coldplay Star

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has used his new series of his star-studded TV show EXTRAS to take a good-natured swipe at COLDPLAY singer CHRIS MARTIN. The THE OFFICE star interviews Martin, who plays himself in...

Gervais To Give Up Comedy?

British actor/writer RICKY GERVAIS wants to move away from the comedy world to focus on more large-scale TV drama shows. The funnyman made his name with British comedies THE OFFICE and EXTRAS - but now...

Ventriloquist Shocked By Ricky's 'Racist' Script

A British ventriloquist has slammed the script he was sent for a forthcoming episode of hit RICKY GERVAIS show EXTRAS as "pure filth". Veteran star KEITH HARRIS, famous for his TV act with a toy...

Gervais Defends Disabled Gags

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has hit back at complaints his sketches poking fun at disabled people are in poor taste. THE OFFICE star concedes his writing is sometimes "uncomfortable" but insists a scene in the...

O'brien Opens Show With A Bang

Host CONAN O BRIEN got Sunday's (27AUG06) Emmy Awards show off to a rousing start in a pre-taped sequence which found him aloft in a jetliner en route to Los Angeles which crashes into the...

Gervais Training Video Removed From Internet

RICKY GERVAIS is battling hit internet site YouTube after two supposedly private training videos for Microsoft were leaked onto it last month (JUL06). The clips see THE OFFICE star in his cult DAVID BRENT role...

Gervais: My Life Is 'One Long Vacation'

RICKY GERVAIS insists he doesn't go on holiday - because his life isn't tough enough to ever need a vacation. THE OFFICE creator enjoys his job so much he doesn't want to stop working, even...

Gervais And Mckellen Battle Over Script

Hollywood star SIR IAN MCKELLEN battled with British comedian RICKY GERVAIS over the script for his appearance in THE OFFICE's creator's comedy EXTRAS. MCKellen plays himself in an episode of the forthcoming second series of...

Canadian The Office Pays Tribute To Gervais

An upcoming French-language Canadian adaptation of THE OFFICE will pay tribute to show creator RICKY GERVAIS by using his surname for its lead character. Funnyman Gervais played DAVID BRENT in the BBC original, which was...

Kutcher Creates New Comedy

JUST MARRIED star ASHTON KUTCHER is producing a new comedy for the US ABC network about a woman who returns to her school to become a guidance counselor. The series is the first scripted...

Freeman Thrilled With Rembrandt Role

British actor MARTIN FREEMAN was thrilled to be asked to play Dutch painter REMBRANDT HARMENSZOON VAN RIJN - because he previously feared he would always be typecast as average losers. THE OFFICE star is currently...

Gervais To Quit Comedy

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS will quit comedy after the second series of hit show EXTRAS to concentrate on acting in serious dramas. THE OFFICE star is desperate to try his hand at something new and...

Grey's Anatomy Wins Over Tv Critics In Us And Canada

GREY'S ANATOMY won the Best Programme award at North America's Television Critics Association awards in Pasadena, California, yesterday (23JUL06). Other winning shows included Outstanding Drama LOST, Outstanding Comedy THE OFFICE and Outstanding New Programme MY...

Grey's Anatomy Wins Over Tv Critics In Us And Canada

GREY'S ANATOMY won the Best Programme award at North America's Television Critics Association awards in Pasadena, California, yesterday (23JUL06). Other winning shows included Outstanding Drama LOST, Outstanding Comedy THE OFFICE and Outstanding New Programme MY...

Tv Funnyman Wants Miami Vice Sequel Role

US funnyman RAINN WILSON is so desperate to land a part in a possible MIAMI VICE movie sequel he's appeared alongside the film's star COLIN FARRELL on TV dressed like detective SONNY CROCKETT. Crockett, played...

Fascinating Fact 1817

ELIZABETH HURLEY and THE OFFICE stars RICKY GERVAIS and MARTIN FREEMAN are auctioning off personal possessions in the name of charity on British DJ JOHNNY VAUGHAN's Capital Radio show today (22JUL06). Proceeds go towards the...

Fascinating Fact 1813

JENNA FISCHER, the star of America's version of British sitcom THE OFFICE, was once fired as a kennel assistant for being "too nice" to the dogs. The canine lover also had to quit her job...

Office Star Says Lohan 'Not Anorexic'

British actress LUCY DAVIS has leaped to the defence of LINDSAY LOHAN's much-scrutinised weight, insisting the young star is healthy. Davis, who played plump receptionist DAWN in hit British TV series THE OFFICE, says of...

Original Stars To Visit The Office

The British stars of the original THE OFFICE show are set to visit the US version of the hit comedy to shoot cameo roles. BEN SILVERMAN, who executive produces the American version for NBC, claims...

Crook Naked Without Pirate Moustache

British actor MACKENZIE CROOK is so used to being in character while filming the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN trilogy, he would now "feel naked" without his moustache. Crook, who found fame in the award-winning UK...

Crook: 'I'm Not Going To Do It Forever'

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN actor MACKENZIE CROOK is already planning to quit acting, so he can fulfil all his other life ambitions. The 34-year-old landed a role in the swashbuckling franchise after appearing in cult...

Into The West Leads Emmy Primetime Nominations

STEVEN SPIELBERG's historical mini-series INTO THE WEST leads the nominations for August's (06) Primetime Emmy Awards with 16 nominations KIEFER SUTHERLAND-starring action series 24 has scooped 12 nods, while GREY'S ANATOMY is up for 11...

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Jason Schwartzman - Interview

Jason Schwartzman took some time to discuss his new film as well as discussing the upcoming second season of 'Mozart's Jungle', and the potential of...

JK Rowling, Queen Of Twitter, Takes On Westboro Baptist Church

The Westboro Baptist Church are the latest twitter trolls to think they can take on the mighty JK Rowling.

The End Of The Tour - Trailer

David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg), a young novelist and writer for Rolling Stone magazine, spent five days with David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel) over...

Jamie Foxx Remembers Mind Blowing First Meeting Of 'Quiet Dude' John Legend

The actor/musician couldn't believe he was a singer upon first meeting him.

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Rita Ora Becomes The Target Of ASAP Rocky On Misogynistic New Track 'Better Days'

The rapper’s latest album contains some offensive lyrics aimed at singer Rita Ora.

Al Pacino Admits He's A Fan Of Tom Hanks 'I've Written Him Fan Mail!'

'The Godfather' star is a big fan of the Hollywood star.

Nicki Minaj - The Night Is Still Young Video

Nicki Minaj has unleashed the video to her latest single 'The Night Is Still Young', taken from her US Rap and R&B Chart number one album 'The...

How Did Miley Cyrus Ensure Netflix Gave 'Grace and Frankie' A Second Season?

Netflix has renewed the comedy starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin thanks in no small part to Miley Cyrus.

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