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  1. It's a wrap on Special Correspondents and Ricky Gervais is celebratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Radio Times

    For the past six weeks, Ricky Gervais, Eric Bana and the rest of the cast of Special Correspondents have been beavering away in New York city, filming material for the upcoming Netflix film. But yesterday the cast and crew wrapped on the movie charting a New York radio journalist Frank who fakes frontline war reports from the comfort of his office in Manhattan.


  2. the Mentalist, Featuring Actor Stephen Merchant, Lands in West End TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and touching tale of friendship and utopian visions gone awry. Well-known for his collaborations with Ricky Gervais , including popular television shows The Office , Extras, Life's Too Short and An Idiot Abroad , Stephen Merchant recently starred in ...


  3. Ricky Gervais takes a tumble as he and Eric Bana don funky fedoras...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Daily Mail

    Ricky Gervais takes a tumble as he and Eric Bana don funky fedoras to film scenes for new comedy Special Correspondents And he certainly appeared to be having fun as he and Eric Bana filmed Special Correspondents in Queens, New York on Thursday. Ricky's character took a tumble, landing on his back on a pile of rubbish bags while laughing hysterically as Bana's character looked on.


  4. Stephen Merchant says BBC would now be too scared of liberal Left to make The OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Independent

    ... liberal Left deciding what we should - and shouldn't - find funny. Merchant, who co-wrote the hit sitcom with Ricky Gervais, has said militant liberals are taking the fun out of comedy and funnymen - including himself - are now censoring their ...


  5. Birthday gal Mindy's top 10 funniest tweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... so many things and rarely has any solutions." It was her scene-stealing performance in the US adaptation of Ricky Gervais's The Office that propelled Mindy into the spotlight and, later, to leading lady status on her own show. Her well-deserved ...


  6. Movie News: Arnold Schwarzenegger Boards Revenge Drama '478'; Watch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Movies.com

    ... Bourne movie just added Julia Stiles; it's due for release on July 29, 2016. [ Deadline ] Life on the Road : Ricky Gervais will reprise his role as David Brent in Life on the Road , based on The Office , the British TV show he co-created, and now ...


  7. Ricky Gervais will star in, direct The Office spinoff movie Life on the RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Digital Trends

    David Brent, of BBC's original mockumentary The Office , is coming to the silver screen stateside next year. The new film, a spinoff of the ground-breaking single-camera sitcom, is entitled Life on the Road and will bring back Ricky Gervais as Brent.


  8. A Propos of Podcasts: After You Hear the President on WTF, Check Out...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Stranger

    ... show, but for the form itself. It's a bigger deal than the popularity of Serial , bigger than the first time Ricky Gervais called Karl Pilkington an idiot , bigger even than Lindy West's astonishingly powerful troll confrontation on This American ...


  9. Former Manfred Mann frontman to sing 60s hits in Leonard StanleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Stroudnewsand Journal

    But hummable fudge jingles are just the tip of the ice-berg as far as Mike's catchy compositions go. The 71-year-old singer-songwriter is also responsible for the 1967 song Handbags and Gladrags, which was recorded by Rod Stewart and later became a top ten hit for the Stereophonics and was used as the theme for Ricky Gervais's BBC sitcom The Office.


  10. The Ricky Gervais Office Spin-Off Movie Is HappeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2014 | Vanity Fair

    Steve Carell and his Office character Michael Scott may be gone for good, but the original World's Best Boss, David Brent, is poised to make a comeback. According to Variety , Open Road Films has bought the U.S. distribution rights to a spin-off mockumentary about Brent called Life on the Road directed, written by, and starring Ricky Gervais.


  11. Open Road acquires Ricky Gervais' David Brent movieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    David Brent is coming to America. Open Road Films has acquired the U.S. distribution rights to Life on the Road , a mockumentary based on Ricky Gervais' awesomely obnoxious Office character.


  12. Ricky Gervais' 'The Office' movie gets U.S. distributor, gets 2016 releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Over a decade after David Brent's last adventures in an office, Ricky Gervais is bringing back The Office boss buffoon for his own movie. The film now has a U.S. distributor and a 2016 release date.


  13. Ricky Gervais' Office Spin-Off Life on the Road to get U.S. Theatrical ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | ComingSoon.net

    Entertainment One Features has announced that Open Road Films has acquired the US rights to David Brent's upcoming Life on the Road . Directed, written by and starring Ricky Gervais, Life on the Road sees a documentary crew catching up with Brent - former star of hit series "The Office" and now working as a travelling salesman - as he chases his dream of rock stardom by self-financing a UK tour with his band, "Foregone Conclusion."


  14. Ricky Gervais' David Brent Movie 'Life On The Road' Acquired By Open RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Deadline

    Open Road Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Life On The Road , the Ricky Gervais movie that revives Gervais' David Brent character made famous on the original UK series The Office. Gervias wrote, directed and stars in the pic, which now has a UK release date set for August 19, 2016, with Open Road planning a wide theatrical release in the U.S. shortly thereafter.


  15. Ricky Gervais' 'Office' Spinoff Film Nabbed By Open Road for U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Hollywood Reporter

    A 2016 wide theatrical release is planned for the movie spinoff featuring Gervais' character from the BBC series 'The Office.' Tom Ortenberg 's Open Road Films has acquired the U.S. rights to Life on the Road , which features Brent, Ricky Gervais ' character in the original UK mockumentary series .


  16. Simon Cowell and Ricky Gervais lead call to ban Yulin Chinese dog meat festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Daily Mail

    Simon Cowell and Ricky Gervais lead the call to ban 'disgraceful animal torture and cruelty' at Chinese dog meat festival X Factor judge Simon Cowell has branded China's annual dog meat festival as 'barbaric' and called for it to be banned. Cowell, who owns two Yorkshire terriers Squiddly and Diddly, took to Twitter to urge his 12.1million followers to sign a petition against the markets which make him feel 'sick'.


  17. Ricky Gervais kicks Stephen Merchant out of Office spin-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Daily Star

    The spin-off film based around the outrageous former-office manager is set to go ahead, but without one half of the team behind the award-winning TV series. Although the movie was announced a while back, with Gervais enthusiastically talking up the project, there had been no official comment whether Merchant would be involved.


  18. Stephen Merchant will NOT be involved in Ricky Gervais' David Brent big-screen adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... the ground. "He thinks it'll be like Scorsese doing the Rolling Stones, but we'll show the full horror," said Ricky Gervais . He added: "I'm so excited that the world will see what David Brent is up to now and where his future lies. "This film ...


  19. Ricky Gervais to make The Office spin-off without Stephen MerchantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | ContactMusic.com

    Award-winning comedian Ricky Gervais will reportedly make 'The Office' film without the help of his long-time collaborator Stephen Merchant. The duo worked together on the original TV series, but will not be reuniting for the much-anticipated movie - titled 'Life On The Road' - which is scheduled for release next year.


  20. How To Create Funny TV Characters, According To Ricky GervaisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Cinema Blend News

    Ricky Gervais has had his fair share of funny characters over the years. From the iconic David Brent of BBC's The Office to his latest title character of Netflix's Derek , there's always a certain quality to his characters that get us falling to the floor in laughter.