“Blazing Samurai” to feature the comedic voices of Ricky Gervais, Mel Brooks, Gabriel Iglesias, and Michael Cera
The film isn’t due for release until 2017 and frankly most of us don’t even know where we’ll be, however, we now know where the voices of Ricky Gervais, Mel Brooks, Gabriel Iglesias, and Michael Cera will. They are a part of a powerhouse cast for the upcoming animated feature Blazi... [Read More]
Everyone has a day job: Comedians who had interesting careers before comedy
A few weeks ago, we previewed Anjelah Johnson’s new Netflix special, Not Fancy. Before Johnson became a comedian and cast member on MADtv, she was a cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders. Here are a few other comedians who had former careers that were not even closely related to making people la... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais to return as host for Golden Globes in 2016
Our three-year sojourn with Tina Fey and Amy Poelher as our awards host queens has ended, and the Ricky Gervais Era is once again in session with the Golden Globes, as the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Gervais would host the 2016 ceremonies live on NBC this January 2016. Can't wait t... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais to return as host of the 2016 Golden Globes
Ricky Gervais as the host of an awards show has been a pretty polarizing job. After three stints as the host of the Golden Globes, both of which he was mocked by celebs, declared to have “crossed the line” by the then-president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Though Gervais d... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais to Host the 2016 Golden Globes
Ricky Gervais just can’t get enough of the Golden Globes. According to Deadline, Gervais has officially signed on to host next year’s Golden Globes on Sunday, January 10th. Gervais hosted the ceremony from 2010-2012, followed by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey from 2013-2015. “Tina and Am... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais painting to be auctioned for cancer charity
A painting by Ricky Gervais is to be auctioned in Glasgow with all proceeds going to cancer charity Maggie's Centres. The picture is called Sunset Cityscape and shows the New York skyline at night. [Read More]
The Daily Show, Veep, and Inside Amy Schumer lead Emmy night
If there is one thing that people enjoy more than television, it’s an award show celebrating the past year of television. Many eager viewers tune in to marvel at the televised crossroads of high fashion and celebrity. This year’s Emmys triumphed in the aforementioned category, but more i... [Read More]
On my radar: Doc Brown’s cultural highlights
The rapper, comedian, actor and screenwriter on Slow West, Ray Celestin’s The Axeman’s Jazz, The Waters by Mick Jenkins and the magic of Kermode and MayoBen Bailey Smith, AKA Doc Brown, is a rapper, comedian, actor, screenwriter, and younger sibling of Zadie Smith. He began his career in... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais’s David Brent Mockumentary Hits Theaters Next Year
While his original plan was to bring it to television at HBO, Netflix, or the BBC, Ricky Gervais has now found a home for his in-the-works mockumentary starring his Office character David Brent: the big screen. According to The Wrap, Open Road Films has acquired the US rights to the mockumentary tit... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais’ Office spin-off Life On The Road gets financial backing
The Office is getting a spin-off film and it’s called Life on the Road. Ricky Gervais will be reprising his role as David Brent. This feature length film will be done mockumentary style, as a film crew shadows Brent traveling up and down the country living his dream of bein... [Read More]