Ricky Gervais Wants David Brent to Star in a Rock Band Mockumentary
by Megh Wright Ricky Gervais has been reviving his classic Office character David Brent several times over the past year — from the web short "The Return of Brent" to two hit UK gigs as Brent's rock band Foregone Conclusion — and as Chortle reports, Gervais has called the band performanc... [Read More]
‘Muppets Most Wanted’ trailer here; why isn’t it April yet?
After taking a 12 year break from the big screen 2011′s The Muppets was a welcome return for the franchise, appealing to both kids and the now-adults that grew up watching Kermit, Fozzy, and the rest of the posse. Jason Segel was a welcome presence as well. While he’s not going to be in ... [Read More]
David Brent and Foregone Conclusion Are a Hit In the UK
by Elise Czajkowski Ricky Gervais has taken his Office alter ego David Brent to the stage, playing two music gigs at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London with his band, Foregone Conclusion. The BBC has a round-up of the first show's mostly-positive reviews, which could mean that David Brent co... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais on How He Learned to Write Real Things
by Elise Czajkowski Those clever people over at Fast Company have launched a new web series, "Creation Stories," where interesting people tell stories about their creative process. In this inaugural episode, Ricky Gervais recounts how an English teacher taught him the value of writing honestly and ... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais has big things lined up for David Brent
Seems Ricky Gervais wasn’t quite ready to give up on David Brent, his character from the very popular TV show, The Office. His current YouTube series “Learn Guitar with David Brent” is Gervais’s most recent example of breathing fresh air into the fictional character. Gervais ... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais Wants to Make a David Brent Movie
by Bradford Evans The Hollywood Reporter has a profile on Ricky Gervais out today, and in it, they mention that he's hoping to star in a movie as David Brent, his character from The Office. Earlier this year, Gervais revived the character for a short that aired on BBC's Comic Relief and for a w... [Read More]
Time for a ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ teaser trailer
Yay! It’s time for a Muppets sequel. Well not really a sequel for there’s been a bunch of Muppets films in the past. But this is the sequel to the relaunch of the franchise that was revitalized by Jason Segal in 2012. While Segal isn’t returning to this flick, it’s still got ... [Read More]
Watch the Trailer for 'Muppets Most Wanted' Starring Ricky Gervais and Tina Fey
by Bradford Evans Here's a teaser trailer for the upcoming Muppets sequel, Muppets Most Wanted, which is due out in spring of 2014. It features Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, and unfortunately, a long scene in which a Muppet sings "Moves Like Jagger." 0 Comments... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais Might Make a David Brent Album
by Bradford Evans After filming a series of popular YouTube videos reprising his character David Brent from The Office under the name "Learn Guitar with David Brent," Ricky Gervais has been receiving offers to release a music album. Gervais, who was a part of the failed new wave pop duo Seona Dancin... [Read More]
Doug Stanhope raises $50,000 for atheist survivor of Oklahoma tornado
Earlier this week, CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked Oklahoma tornado survivor Rebecca Vitsum if she "thanked the Lord" for living through the storm. Vitsum is an atheist. So no, she didn't thank God. The video clip circulated and from Paul Provenza it found ... [Read More]