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Robert Rodriguez Plans Machete In Space

Robert Rodriguez is hoping to take his 'Machete' series into space. The 'Sin City' director has been given the go ahead to make a sequel to his Mexican knife fighter movie 'Machete' - called 'Machete...

Ricky Gervais Defends New Tv Show

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has defended his upcoming TV show Afterlife, insisting he is not attempting to "undermine the moral fabric of America".The Office creator revealed earlier this week (beg18Jul11) he is working on a new...

Ricky Gervais Defends Dwarfism Sitcom

Ricky Gervais has defended his new sitcom centred around Warwick Davis, insisting he doesn't rely on the dwarf actor's short stature for the show's jokes.Gervais and his writing partner Stephen Merchant recruited the Harry Potter...

Pink & Gervais Commercial Wins Peta Top Ad Prize

An animal rights public service announcement narrated by Pink and Ricky Gervais has won a major advertising prize.The edgy Stolen For Fashion TV commercial, which highlights the pain alligators and rabbits are put through for...

Gervais Not Interested In Researching Family Tree

British comedian Ricky Gervais has snubbed numerous offers to research his family tree for hit genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? - because he's convinced he'll discover a devastating secret about his ancestors.The...

Oscars Host James Franco Deemed 'Unwatchable'

James Franco has been blasted as an "unwatchable" host of the Oscars.The '127 Hours' star - who presented the show alongside actress Anne Hathaway - has been criticised by industry bible The Hollywood Reporter as...

Gervais Jokes About Fortune After His Finances Are Revealed

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has admitted he's worth a massive $80 million (£53 million) - but insists he "donates" a large chunk of his fortune to tax officials.The British funnyman has amassed huge personal wealth by...

Gervais Wants Arnett To Be The Office's New Boss

RICKY GERVAIS is backing ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT star WILL ARNETT to be the new boss on THE OFFICE after STEVE CARELL steps down in May (11).The actor has played embarrassing boss Michael Scott on the American...

Gervais Asked To Return To Host Third Globes

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been asked to return as host of the Golden Globes next year (12), despite the furore surrounding his acerbic style at last month's (Jan11) prizegiving.The comedic actor sparked outrage during...

Gervais "I Don't Care What People Think Of Me"

Ricky Gervais insists that he is not concerned about the negative reaction from members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association to his stinging jokes during Sunday night's Golden Globe presentations. In remarks taped for airing...

Christian Bale Reveals Why Acceptance Speech Was Cut Short

CHRISTIAN BALE, the acclaimed American actor who last night (16th January 2011) was named 'Best Supporting Actor' at the 2011 GOLDEN GLOBES, has revealed why his acceptance speech at the ceremony was cut short. The...

Piers Morgan To Interview George Clooney

Piers Morgan will interview George Clooney and Ricky Gervais during the first week of his new US talk show.The former 'America's Got Talent' judge will quiz the star pair on 'Piers Morgan Tonight' as well...

Jack Black Compares Muppets Movie To Being John Malkovich

Jack Black has compared the new 'Muppets' movie to 'Being John Malkovich.The actor and comedian - who is set to appear as himself in the 2011 film - explained the upcoming movie, penned by his...

Ricky Gervais Pen Pals With David Bowie

Ricky Gervais is pen pals with David Bowie.The British comedian confessed the pair first bonded after they penned a song together - entitled 'Pug-Nosed Face' - and then began sending emails back and forth.He explained:...

Ricky Gervais Reveals Weight Loss Secrets

RICKY GERVAIS, the Golden Globe winning comedian and actor, has revealed the secrets behind his recent weight loss which has seen him shed around 20 pounds, reports People Magazine. The 49-year-old star of 'The Office'...

Comedy Stars Unite For Autism Show

Comedy stars including CHRIS ROCK, TINA FEY and RICKY GERVAIS came together in New York on Saturday (02Oct10) to perform in aid of an autism charity.Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon and Joel MCHale also...

Gervais' Royal Request

RICKY GERVAIS has friends in high places - British royal PRINCE HARRY turned up to his recent stand-up show and asked for an autograph for his grandmother, QUEEN ELIZABETH II.The Office creator performed at London's...

Gervais Hit With Plagiarism Lawsuit

Funnyman RICKY GERVAIS has been accused of stealing the idea for his hit book FLANIMALS in a new legal spat.British writer/artist John Savage claims Gervais' Flanimals, an animated series about imaginary animals, is based on...

Gervais Supports Carell's Office Exit

RICKY GERVAIS refused to talk STEVE CARELL out of leaving the U.S. version of THE OFFICE - despite his departure scuppering lucrative syndication deals.Carell has played embarrassing boss Michael Scott on the series since 2005,...

Chris Rock Jealous Of Gervais

Chris Rock is jealous of Ricky Gervais.The comedian-and-actor - who was voted as the fifth greatest stand-up act of all time by Comedy Central - has admitted he gets envious of 'The Office' star's talents....

Steve Carell To Leave Office?

Steve Carell is set to leave 'The Office'.The actor - who plays Michael Scott, the overbearing boss of a paper mill, in the US version of the comedy show originally written by Ricky Gervais -...

Gervais Invited Back To Host The Golden Globes

British funnyman RICKY GERVAIS is to return as the host of the Golden Globe Awards in 2011.Despite reports suggesting The Office creator had upset Globes organisers with some ill-advised gags about Paul MCCartney's divorce and...

Ricky Gervais' Marriage Refusal Marriage Refusal

Ricky Gervais won't tie the knot because he doesn't believe in God.The comedian - who lives with Jane Fallon, a producer and novelist - said they'd never gotten married because they weren't religious and had...

Golden Globes $500 Gifts

This year's Golden Globe gift bags will be worth $500. Women will receive a Dooney andBourke satchel while the men will get a Tumi duffel bag filled with goodies. Among the items in the women's...

Gervais' Failure Fears

RICKY GERVAIS avoided making a big screen movie for more than ten years - because he was frightened of failure.Gervais and co-writer Stephen Merchant enjoyed enormous success with their comedy TV series The Office, and...

Ralph Fiennes Signs Up For Gervais Comedy

RALPH FIENNES has signed up to star in the forthcoming Brit-com THE MEN AT THE PRU, it has been revealed. The actor will take on an as yet unnamed part in the film which is...

By on 09 April 2009

Master Mind Teams Downey Jr, Fey And Stiller For Cartoon

Robert Downey Jr, Tina Fey and Ben Stiller are in talks to voice the lead characters in a new superhero animation entitled Master Mind.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tropic Thunder co-stars Downey Jr and Stiller,...

By on 05 February 2009

Gervais Buys New York Apartment

British comedian RICKY GERVAIS has made plans to settle down in New York after purchasing an apartment in the city with his longtime girlfriend JANE FALLON. According to New York City records, Gervais and his...

Brits Julie Christie And Daniel Day-lewis Take Sag Awards

British actors Julie Christie and Daniel Day-Lewis have won the top acting prizes at the Screen Actors' Guild (SAG) awards.While Christie took the best actress gong for her acclaimed portrayal of a woman facing dementia...

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