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Gervais Gets Fishy For Family Guy

Ricky Gervais is returning to Tv to play a dolphin on Family Guy.The Office star and creator has moved into films and directing since the show made him a comedy superstar, but now he will...

Ricky Gervais' 'Crucifixion' Photo Rejected By Magazine

Ricky Gervais missed out on the chance to land a coveted cover feature in Rolling Stone magazine after submitting a photograph of himself in a crucifixion pose with the word 'atheist' painted on his chest.The...

Robert Rodriguez Plans Machete In Space

Robert Rodriguez is hoping to take his 'Machete' series into space. The 'Sin City' director has been given the go ahead to make a sequel to his Mexican knife fighter movie 'Machete' - called 'Machete...

Ricky Gervais Defends New Tv Show

Funnyman Ricky Gervais has defended his upcoming TV show Afterlife, insisting he is not attempting to "undermine the moral fabric of America".The Office creator revealed earlier this week (beg18Jul11) he is working on a new...

Ricky Gervais To Play God In New Tv Show

Ricky Gervais is to play God.The comic star is working with 'Dexter' producer Clyde Phillips on new TV show 'Afterlife' in which he will play the Almighty, however, his interpretation of the all-powerful being will...

Ricky Gervais Says Losers Are Life's Characters

Ricky Gervais says "losers" are the real "interesting" characters in life.The comedian - who shot to fame starring and writing in 90s sitcom 'The Office' - would much rather focus his TV shows on the...

Ricky Gervais Backs 'Save Tigers' Plea

Ricky Gervais is urging his fans to sign up to a campaign to save the world's tiger population.The Office funnyman is a keen supporter of animal rights causes, and he is asking readers of his...

Ricky Gervais Wants Charlie Sheen To Accept His Special Emmy

Ricky Gervais has been left stunned after learning he has personally been nominated for an Emmy award for his controversial slot hosting the Golden Globes - and he wants embattled actor Charlie Sheen to accept...

Ricky Gervais Defends Dwarfism Sitcom

Ricky Gervais has defended his new sitcom centred around Warwick Davis, insisting he doesn't rely on the dwarf actor's short stature for the show's jokes.Gervais and his writing partner Stephen Merchant recruited the Harry Potter...

Selena Gomez 'Rented Out' The Eiffel Tower

Selena Gomez, the 18-year-old girlfriend of pop superstar Justin Bieber, has joked she "rented out" the Eiffel Tower whilst filming new movie 'Monte Carlo' in Paris. Gomez and co-star Leighton Meester have been extolling the...

Gervais Gets Spinal Tap Guitar For Birthday

Ricky Gervais received an extra-special gift to mark his 50th birthday - a guitar used in classic comedy This Is Spinal Tap.The British funnyman is close pals with Christopher Guest, who played musician Nigel Tufnel...

Happy Birthday, Ricky Gervais!

The man who gave us big laughs by creating the most cringeworthy boss in corporate comedy turns the big 5-0 on Saturday (25Jun11). Happy birthday, Ricky Gervais.For a guy who only hit the big time...

Pink & Gervais Commercial Wins Peta Top Ad Prize

An animal rights public service announcement narrated by Pink and Ricky Gervais has won a major advertising prize.The edgy Stolen For Fashion TV commercial, which highlights the pain alligators and rabbits are put through for...

Warren Buffett To Make Office Finale Cameo

Warren Buffett, the American billionaire philanthropist, has signed on to make a cameo appearance on 'The Office' season finale, according to the Hollywood Reporter. 80-year-old Warren Buffett will appear in Thursday's episode of the show...

Stephen Merchant's 'Joy' At Ricky Gervais Hiatus

Writer Stephen Merchant was desperate to break up his comedy partnership with Ricky Gervais because the pair had become like an old married couple.Merchant and Gervais first found fame when they co-wrote The Office, and...

Ricky Gervais Offered Prince Harry Help With Speech

Ricky Gervais contacted Prince Harry ahead of Britain's royal wedding on Friday (29Apr11) to offer his help writing gags for the young royal's best man speech.Harry acted as chief groomsman as his brother Prince William...

Steve Carell's Replacement Rumours Intensify

Steve Carell, the American actor and comedian, has officially left Nbc's hit show 'The Office' having played the hapless manager 'Michael Scott' for seven seasons, reports the Press Association. Steve Carell's character departed during a...

Stephen Merchant Faced Naked Autograph Hunter

Stephen Merchant was once asked for an autograph by a naked man.The 'Hall Pass' actor says people often recognise him and ask for his signature but one of his most unusual experiences was when a...

Ricky Gervais Wouldn't Eat His Vegetables

Ricky Gervais didn't eat vegetables until he was 48.The 'Office' star, now 49, admits he used to live on junk food and refused to eat his greens as he thought they were "boring", even though...

Ricky Gervais Stands Up For Charlie Sheen

British funnyman Ricky Gervais is convinced Charlie Sheen is "being exploited" as he tours his one-man show.Sheen is currently on the road in the U.S. with his My Violent Torpedo Of Truth/Death Is Not An...

Gervais Not Interested In Researching Family Tree

British comedian Ricky Gervais has snubbed numerous offers to research his family tree for hit genealogy show Who Do You Think You Are? - because he's convinced he'll discover a devastating secret about his ancestors.The...

Ricky Gervais: 'I'm Sorry If I Upset Tim Allen At The Golden Globes'

Funnyman Ricky Gervais accepts he may have upset Tim Allen at the Golden Globe Awards with a gag about the actor's standing in Hollywood.The Brit came under fire for his mean-spirited humour at the prizegiving...

Gervais Pleased With Louis C.k.'S Comedy Triumph

Ricky Gervais has congratulated his pal Louis C.K. for beating him to the honour of Best Stand-Up at the inaugural Comedy Awards in the U.S.The funnyman scooped the title at the ceremony in New York...

Kate Winslet To Publish 'Magical Hat' Book

Kate Winslet is set to publish a book titled 'The Golden Hat'.Kate Winslet, the British actress and star of the forthcoming Hbo mini-series 'Mildred Pierce', is set to release a book featuring a collection of...

Kate Winslet Releasing Charity Hat Book

Kate Winslet is releasing a book about a hat.The 'Revolutionary Road' actress asked over two dozen celebrities - including Jude Law, Meryl Streep, Marion Cottillard, Liev Schreiber, Naomi Watts and Ben Stiller - to take...

Chris Moyles And Comedy Dave Break World Record

Chris Moyles and Comedy Dave have broken the Guinness World Record for the longest-ever marathon radio show.The Radio 1 DJ duo - who have raised almost £2 million for Comic Relief with their mammoth challenge...

Oscars Host James Franco Deemed 'Unwatchable'

James Franco has been blasted as an "unwatchable" host of the Oscars.The '127 Hours' star - who presented the show alongside actress Anne Hathaway - has been criticised by industry bible The Hollywood Reporter as...

Ricky Gervais Pens Fake Oscars Script

RICKY GERVAIS has written a script for this Sunday's ACADEMY AWARDS presenters ANNE HATHAWAY and JAMES FRANCO.RICKY GERVAIS, the British comedian who came in for heavy criticism following his hosting of the GOLDEN GLOBES, has...

Ricky Gervais' 80m Fortune

Ricky Gervais is worth $80 million. The 'Office' creator took to his blog to verify reports he is one of the world's most highly-paid comedians, but insisted he gives a lot of his fortune to...

Gervais Jokes About Fortune After His Finances Are Revealed

Comedian RICKY GERVAIS has admitted he's worth a massive $80 million (£53 million) - but insists he "donates" a large chunk of his fortune to tax officials.The British funnyman has amassed huge personal wealth by...

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