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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 [...]

By Megh Wright

Stephen Merchant’s Undying Love for the Romantic Comedy

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 [...]

By Phil Davidson

Ricky Gervais Wants David Brent to Star in a Rock Band Mockumentary

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 [...]

By Megh Wright

David Brent and Foregone Conclusion Are a Hit In the UK

Ricky Gervais has taken his Office alter ego David Brent to the stage, playing two music gigs at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London with his band, Foregone Conclusion. The BBC has a round-up of the first show's mostly-positive reviews, which [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Ricky Gervais on How He Learned to Write Real Things

Those clever people over at Fast Company have launched a new web series, "Creation Stories," where interesting people tell stories about their creative process. In this inaugural episode, Ricky Gervais recounts how an English teacher taught him [...]

By Elise Czajkowski

Ricky Gervais Wants to Make a David Brent Movie

The Hollywood Reporter has a profile on Ricky Gervais out today, and in it, they mention that he's hoping to star in a movie as David Brent, his character from The Office. Earlier this year, Gervais revived the character for a short that aired [...]

By Bradford Evans