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]
 
Ricky Gervais Tells Seth Meyers Why He's Angry with "Big Sweaty Slob" Louis C.K.
by Megh Wright Here's a clip from Ricky Gervais's interview on last night's Late Night, in which he and Meyers talk about the differences between US and UK awards shows. This leads to Gervais realizing mid-interview that he's unhappy with "that big sweaty slob" Louis C.K. for never giving him the th... [Read More]
 
66th Primetime Emmy Nominations in Comedy
Here are your nominees for 2014 Emmy Awards in TV comedy. Will update with more categories and breakdowns, but for now, congrats to all! Making a big splash this year definitely is Netflix, with its decision to Orange Is the New Black in comedy earning the streaming site a series and acting nods. Th... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Fallon Played Word Sneak, Despite Gervais's Objections
by Adam Frucci Ricky Gervais was on The Tonight Show last night, and he and Fallon played "Word Sneak", the game in which each person has a list of five words that they need to try to sneak into natural conversation. Naturally, it devolved pretty quickly, with Gervais only half-committing to the ga... [Read More]
 
Ricky Gervais, Russell Crowe Drunk Live Tweets Hilarious! ‘Derek’ And ‘Noah’ Stars Share Bar Adventures With Fans (PHOTOS)
What happens when you mix Ricky Gervais, Russell Crowe, and a lot of alcohol? Fans of the comedian found out this weekend, when the comedian live tweeted his drinking experience with the Noah star. Ricky Gervais started the fun when he posted this hilarious photo of himself and Russell Crowe. W... [Read More]
 
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]