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Ricky Gervais Loves The Muppets 'Optimism'

Ricky Gervais loves the ''optimism'' of 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 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...

"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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

'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...

David Brent & Foregone Conclusion Deliver The Laughs In First Live Show

It's been almost ten years since David Brent was last on our screens, however Ricky Gervais' most celebrated character still has the potential to draw in one helluva crowd. It took only 15 seconds for...

Ricky Gervais To Perform Two London Shows As David Brent Next Month

David Brent is heading on the road with his always-reliable band Foregone Conclusion for two intimate shows in London next month. Brent and Foregone Conclusion will bring 'A Work In Progress' to London's Bloomsbury Theatre...

David Brent Live, Is This Ricky Gervais's Worst Idea Ever?

Having achieved moderate success with the comeback of David Brent, Ricky Gervais has decided to push the envelope even further by putting his seminal creation on the road for live shows.We say moderate because, in...

Ricky Gervais Twerks On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Fallon twerked together on the chat show host's programme. The two stars tried out the dance move made famous by Miley Cyrus' MTV Video Music Awards performance - which involves shaking...

Adele Asked To Write Children's Book

Adele has been asked to write a children's book.The 25-year-old singer - who has 10-month-old son Angelo with her boyfriend Simon Konecki - has been approached by top publishing company Puffin to pen a story...

Ricky Gervais Planning 'David Brent' Film Based On Youtube Series

Ricky Gervais is taking a leaf out of Steve Coogan's book by resurrecting his most famous comic creation for a big screen outing. Following the universal praise and significant success of Alan Partridge's first big...

Big Screen Brent? Ricky Gervais Hints At Movie For Seminal Character

Ricky Gervias has dropped a serious hint that David Brent might be due yet another comeback, this time in cinemas, as a David Brent movie, in which the ex-Manager-cum-sales rep tries to break into the...

New Muppets Most Wanted Trailer: Jet-setting, Jewel Thieves & Moves Like Jagger [Trailer + Pictures]

The release date may be a year away but The Muppets have dropped a new trailer to their upcoming, globe-trotting sequel, Muppets Most Wanted.The one minute-long teaser trailer gives a glimpse of the glam and...

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