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]
Ricky Gervais vs Rebecca Francis: Comedian calls out hunter for posing next to giraffe she killed
Comedian Ricky Gervais is hilarious on television, in films and on stage. But when it comes to social media, he has found a greater use for online tools like Facebook and Twitter: to bring awareness to the mistreatment of wild animals. On April 13, the Derek creator and star star re-tweeted a p... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais Played Some Pranks at His Mother's Funeral
by Megh Wright During last night's Conan, guest Ricky Gervais proved that he comes from a funny family when he looked back on his mother's funeral, which he and his older brother filled with pranks to cheer up their relatives. Watch another clip from the interview below: 0 Comments... [Read More]
Netflix teams with Ricky Gervais for comedy film “Special Correspondents”
Netflix has picked up a satirical movie by Ricky Gervais about a radio journalist who resorts to faking stories. The film, titled Special Correspondents, features Gervais starring alongside Eric Bana and is slated to debut next year, Netflix made the announcement today.  “S... [Read More]
Netflix lands Ricky Gervais satire starring Eric Bana, reaffirming commitment to comedy
Netflix landed the rights to Ricky Gervais’ comedy flick Special Correspondents. Gervais wrote the script and will direct the film starring Erica Bana as a struggling New York-based radio journalist. In classic War of the Worlds fashion, he fakes front-line war reports from his ... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais Shares an Important Message for Annie Lennox on 'The Tonight Show'
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Ricky Gervais's visit to Friday's Tonight Show, where he decided to clear up a misunderstanding with Annie Lennox involving a drunken night 30 years ago he spent singing "Right by Your Side" on a bathroom floor. Hopefully Lennox receives this key piece of missing in... [Read More]
Ricky Gervais’ Netflix show ‘Derek’ signs off with an hour special. Watch the trailer now!
Derek Noakes is returning to Netflix one last time for a one-hour heartfelt Derek special. Ricky Gervais reprises his British retirement home caretaker one last time in the United States on April 3. It already aired in the U.K. in December. Derek captivated American audiences after its original Brit... [Read More]