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  1. Ricky Gervais' 'Office' Spinoff Film Nabbed by Open Road for U.S.

    8:38 am PDT 06/23/2015
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    A 2016 wide theatrical release is planned for the movie spinoff featuring Gervais' character from the BBC series 'The Office.' READ MORE

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  2. China's Dog Meat Festival Protested by Ricky Gervais, Chloe Grace Moretz

    3:38 pm PDT 06/22/2015
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    Several notable Hollywood stars have spoken out against China's annual dog meat celebration, with Gervais calling it a "Dog Torture Festival." READ MORE

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  3. Ricky Gervais on Humor: "There's Nothing Funnier Than Real Life"

    11:00 am PDT 06/20/2015
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    "It's my favorite thing, making the ordinary extraordinary. I think that resonates more, and then the funny is sort of easy." READ MORE

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  4. Ricky Gervais on Humor: "There's Nothing Funnier Than Real Life"

    10:03 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    "It's my favorite thing, making the ordinary extraordinary. I think that resonates more, and then the funny is sort of easy." READ MORE

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  5. Ricky Gervais, Jordan Peele and TV's Funniest Actors on Failed Fart Skits, Louis C.K. Worship and When to Play the Race Card

    10:00 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    Six top Emmy comedy contenders — including Fred Armisen, Don Cheadle, Will Forte and Thomas Middleditch — explore the merits of critics (consensus: no merit), the tyranny of political correctness and the humor they don't get. READ MORE

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  6. Inside THR's Comedy Actor Roundtable With Ricky Gervais, Jordan Peele (Photos)

    8:19 am PDT 06/17/2015
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    Six Emmy-contending funnymen — also including Fred Armisen, Don Cheadle, Will Forte and Thomas Middleditch — gathered to talk failed skits, Louis C.K. worship and the humor they don't get during an exclusive roundtable discussion. READ MORE

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  7. Vera Farmiga, Kelly Macdonald, Kevin Pollak Cast in Ricky Gervais' 'Special Correspondents'

    7:14 pm PDT 06/05/2015
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    The comedy, starring Eric Bana, also will feature America Ferrara, Raul Castillo and Benjamin Bratt. READ MORE

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  8. Cannes: eOne, BBC Films Join Ricky Gervais' 'Life on the Road'

    11:38 pm PDT 05/12/2015
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    The film will feature the further adventures of David Brent, Gervais' character from 'The Office.' READ MORE

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  9. Toronto Tax Credits Take a Hit

    5:00 am PDT 05/07/2015
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    A surprising reduction in Ontario could send Hollywood producers elsewhere as one local insider laments, "Our credibility is blown forever." READ MORE

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  10. Netflix Teams With Ricky Gervais for Comedy Film 'Special Correspondents'

    8:29 am PDT 04/06/2015
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    Eric Bana will also star in the film, to be released in 2016. READ MORE

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  11. Watch the Trailer for Ricky Gervais' 'Derek' Special (Exclusive)

    6:30 am PDT 03/26/2015
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    The hourlong program will hit Netflix on April 3. READ MORE

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  12. BAFTA-Bound? How to Do London in Two Days

    9:58 pm PST 02/04/2015
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    THR asked director Stephen Daldry and actress Eva Green, among other U.K. industry elite, for advice on what to eat, drink and do around the Feb. 8 awards at Covent Garden's Royal Opera House. READ MORE

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  13. Golden Globes: Who Should Host the 2016 Show? (Poll)

    2:02 pm PST 01/12/2015
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    Who should follow Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who insisted this was their last year as emcees? READ MORE

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  14. Golden Globes: Best Song, Billy Bob Thornton, Fey & Poehler Top Social Moments

    9:50 am PST 01/12/2015
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    Ricky Gervais was also a hit on Facebook and TiVo READ MORE

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  15. Golden Globes: 5 Insider Moments Explained

    8:50 am PST 01/12/2015
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    Who is Leelah Alcorn? What did the censors bleep out during Kevin Spacey's remarks? And more burning questions answered READ MORE

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  16. Ricky Gervais' 'Derek' Returning With Netflix Special

    11:28 am PST 01/10/2015
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    The actor has been nominated for a Golden Globe for his role in the series READ MORE

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  17. Golden Globes: First Presenters Announced

    9:47 am PST 01/06/2015
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    The 72nd Annual awards show will welcome a star-studded list of celebs to the presenter's stage READ MORE

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  18. 'Night at the Museum' Stars, Director Remember Robin Williams as a "Legend Who Was Also Still a Fan"

    1:29 pm PST 12/13/2014
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    Ricky Gervais, Shawn Levy, Rebel Wilson and Dan Stevens talk about what drew them to the third installment READ MORE

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  19. Watch Ricky Gervais and Jimmy Fallon Flip Lips to Sing a Madonna Hit

    5:15 am PST 12/10/2014
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    Why did they spend so much time talking about body hair? READ MORE

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  20. Ricky Gervais Comedy 'Special Correspondents' Picked Up by Sony Pictures Worldwide

    2:43 pm PST 11/12/2014
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    'The Office' co-creator wrote the script and is directing while Eric Bana toplines READ MORE

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