Stephen Merchant's Undying Love for the Romantic Comedy
by Phil Davidson Despite all of its cringe-worthy moments, the original version of The Office was at its core a love story between the characters Tim and Dawn. So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that series co-creator Stephen Merchant has a bit of a soft spot for romantic comedies. Tha... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais, British Airways join for Thanksgiving message (Video)
Ricky Gervais has dominated the comedy worlds of England and the United States. Now the Derek creator and star will dominate the Atlantic Ocean in a new set of videos with British Airways. From Nov. 22-27, all British Airways flights between the United States and Britain will feature a special ... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais, British Airways join for Thanksgiving message (Video)
Ricky Gervais has dominated the comedy worlds of England and the United States. Now the Derek creator and star will dominate the Atlantic Ocean in a new set of videos with British Airways. From Nov. 22-27, all British Airways flights between the United States and Britain will feature a special ... [Read More]
 
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb trailer features Robin Williams, Ben Stiller, Ricky Gervais (Video)
When we lost Robin Williams to suicide earlier this year, Robin Williams thankfully left a handful of not-yet-released projects for our enjoyment even after his death. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, wherein he reprises his role as President Theodore Roosevelt, is one of those projects. Sec... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais, Eric Bana join for Special Correspondents
Ricky Gervais must think Eric Bana is pretty funny. The two actors will star in Special Correspondents – a remake of a French film –which Gervais will direct next spring. Bana plays a struggling New York radio journalist whose career is on the rocks. In a move of desperation, he fak... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana to Star in French Comedy Remake 'Special Correspondents'
by Megh Wright Legendary comedic duo Ricky Gervais and Eric Bana have teamed up for a new film. THR reports that the pair will star in a remake of the 2009 French film Envoyés très spéciaux. While the original film focused on the war in Iraq, Special Correspondent centers in Ecu... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais releases David Brent demo song ‘Slough’ and it’s excellent (Audio)
It’s been more than 10 years since BBC2 aired the last original episode of The Office. But Ricky Gervais’ character of David Brent, the bumbling manager of the Wernham Hogg paper company has lived on. Fans of the original Gervais series know that Brent was also a wannabe musician. And we... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais and the BBC to produce a David Brent rockumentary in big-screen spinoff of “The Office”
When is a movie about The Office not an Office movie? When Ricky Gervais says it is? The BBC and Gervais announced Tuesday that they're collaborating on a movie imagining his David Brent character in his life 15 years after leaving the paper company he managed in the fictional BBC Two series -- whic... [Read More]
 
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb trailer released
Since the first Night at the Museum movie hit theaters in 2006, the franchise has made nearly $1 billion at the box office worldwide; that, of course includes the 2009 installment Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian. So it’s no surprise the third movie — Secret of the Tomb &md... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais on Louis C.K.: I discovered that big, sweaty slob (Video)
There might be some beef at this year’s Emmys ceremony between comedy stars Ricky Gervais and Louis C.K. The two men are both nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for their titular characters in Derek and Louie, respectively. Gervais appeared on Late Night with Seth Me... [Read More]