Ricky Gervais’ ‘Life’s Too Short’ Coming to HBO Next Year

Warwick Davis, Stephen Merchant and Ricky Gervais on the 'Life's Too Short' set

For the American readers who got a good kick out of the new trailer for Ricky Gervais‘ upcoming BBC2 comedy show, Life’s Too Short, were any of you a little nervous that you’d be scouring YouTube to see the series?

Well Deadline has some very exciting news! In 2012, we’ll be able to take in all of Warwick Davis‘ hilarious antics as the boss of the Dwarves For Hire booking agency on HBO. Woo hoo!

Plus, the list of guest stars is shaping up quite nicely. We already told ya that Johnny Depp is on board, as is Cat Deeley. And yesterday (June 22), BBC Comedy revealed that Sting and Steve Carell will each appear in a future episode.

Ok, our week is officially made. How about yours?

Are you excited for Life’s Too Short?