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David Brent movie is almost a musical, says Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais explained that the new David Brent movie - which is set to be released in 2016 - is ''almost a musical''.

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Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, Emmy Awards

Thu Aug 28, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Despite Emmy Snub, The Future is Bright for Netflix

We probably shouldn't read too much into Netflix's Emmy snub - its shows were up against stronger competition.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, House of Cards, The Office, Comedy, Ricky Gervais, Celebrities, Kevin Spacey

Tue Aug 26, 2014

E! Online

5 Biggest Jaw-Droppers at the 2014 Emmy Awards

If a show wins Best Comedy Series for the fifth year in a row, is that still considered a surprise? We ponder that and other WTF moments that peppered an overall pretty staid 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Ricky Gervais, Celebrities, Matthew McConaughey, Breaking Bad, Bryan Cranston

Fri Aug 22, 2014

ContactMusic.com

'What If' Stretches Daniel Radcliffe's Range

After growing up on-screen in the Harry Potter movies from 2001 to 2011, Daniel Radcliffe became one of the richest actors in the world.

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Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Woman in Black, Daniel Radcliffe, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais

Radio Times

Ashley Jensen to star in Sky1 Christmas comedy crime caper Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death

Based on the novels of Hamish Macbeth Creator M C Beaton, the two-hour film sees Jensen, best known for he parts in Ricky Gervais's Extras and US comedy Ugly Betty, take on the role of PR turned detective Agatha Raisin who moves to the quiet village of Carsley only to find that events overtake her.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ashley Jensen

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Ricky Gervais on Stardom After 40 and the Road to His 21st Emmy Nom, for 'Derek'

The irrepressible Brit, a best actor in a comedy series nominee for his perf as the titular nursing home employee on Netflix's dramedy, spouts off about his life and work - and cracks jokes about Nelson Mandela, Kim Kardashian and AIDS Ricky Gervais is widely regarded as one of the most famous and celebrated comedians in the world - and yet few had ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, Emmy Awards

Tue Aug 12, 2014

MassLive.com

DVD reviews: 'Muppets Most Wanted,' 'Railway Man'

"Muppets Most Wanted" : Written and directed by "Muppets" filmmaker James Bobin, with an assist from co-screenwriter Nicholas Stoller, the story picks up where "The Muppets" ended, with the troupe back together and contemplating their professional future.

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Related Topix: The Muppets, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, Frankie and Alice

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Daily Herald

DVD previews: a Muppets Most Wanted,a a Railway Mana

"Muppets Most Wanted" : Written and directed by James Bobin, with an assist from co-screenwriter Nicholas Stoller, the story picks up where "The Muppets" ended, with the troupe back together.

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Related Topix: The Muppets, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, Drama, Frankie and Alice

Fri Aug 08, 2014

NME

TV Overlay

Following the announcement that Ricky Gervais will make a David Brent movie with BBC Films, the creator of The Office has revealed more about the story for big screen spin-off Life on the Road .

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Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Emmy Awards, Ricky Gervais

ContactMusic.com

James Corden's Gone All USA: But Which Other Comedy Brits Have Flown Across The Pond?

It looks like British favourite James Corden has successfully sealed his fate as another Brit over on American shores with his appointment as the new host of CBS' Late Late Show all but confirmed by the broadcaster itself.

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Related Topix: James Corden, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, The Office, Comedy, Ricky Gervais, Sherlock

Wed Aug 06, 2014

FishBowl

Ricky Gervais Displays Some Naked Emmy Ambition

When Jimmy Fallon recently opened the door for Ricky Gervais ' Twitter followers to ask the star questions for a Tonight Show Web exclusive , the results were delightfully raw.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, Twitter, Emmy Awards

TVLine

Emmys 2014: Who Should Win Lead Actor in a Comedy? Take Our Poll

A whopping fifty percent of nominees in the category come from the pay cabler's darkly comic lineup: Episodes ' Matt LeBlanc ; House of Lies ' Don Cheadle ; and Shameless ' William H. Macy .

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, House of Lies, Don Cheadle, Shameless, Comedy, Drama, William H. Macy

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Ananova

David Brent To Return In New Gervais Film

Ricky Gervais has confirmed he is to bring David Brent to the big screen with a film to follow the hit television series The Office.

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Related Topix: The Office, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Ricky Gervais, Emmy Awards, Music

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