Articles Tagged 'Extras'

Stephen Merchant, Hello Ladies

‘The Office’s Stephen Merchant Stars in HBO’s ‘Hello Ladies’

Why, hello sir. Fancy seeing you here. Stephen Merchant, co-creator and co-director of The Office UK and Extras with Ricky Gervais, is setting up shop at HBO with his new sitcom Hello Ladies, which is based on his 2012 stand-up special. The eight-episode series is a fish-out-of-water tale of a gangly, awkard yet charming Englishman […]

Ricky Gervais’ Dramatic Weight Loss: “It’s a Health Thing”

Ricky Gervais is looking quite trim these days. The comedian tells The Daily Mail. that he’s dropped “20 pounds,” but he claims, “It’s nothing to do with Hollywood or looking good. This is a health thing. I thought enough is enough. I need to look after myself. I am nearly 50 – I don’t want […]

Ricky Gervais To Make Extras Spin-off AND Flanimals Movie?

Is Ricky Gervais working on an Extras spin-off focusing on Shaun Williamson‘s character Barry? Williamson says discussions are underway.(Digital Spy) Also, word is that Gervais is planning a film based on his Flanimals children’s book series. Time Out London says, “The film, which may cost up to £40 million will be the first time that […]