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FIRST LOOK: Stephen Merchant Joins ‘Logan’

The folks over at Logan have been dropping first look photos left and right. In addition to some earlier clues, we got a look at an on-set photo this past Friday (October 14) asking a loaded question: Mutants In this case, patience appears to be a virtue, because director James Margold has helped answer the above question with a […]

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WATCH: Anna Kendrick and Stephen Merchant in ‘Table 19’

Weddings have provided the setting of some for the funniest films in Hollywood’s history: there’s the classic A Philadelphia Story, followed by Father of the Bride (released in 1950 and updated in the 1990s), Brit breakout movie Four Weddings and a Funeral, Adam Sandler vehicle The Wedding Singer, and, most recently, 2011’s Bridesmaids. Table 19 is the latest movie […]

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‘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 […]

Warwick Davies and Val Kilmer in the Life’s Too Short Easter Special

WATCH: ‘Life’s Too Short’ Ends With An Easter Special

The story so far: fresh from the barnstorming success of their previous mockumentaries The Office and Extras, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant wrote a sitcom based around Warwick Davis. It features celebrity cameos, just like Extras, and embarrassing behaviour brought about by the presence of a camera in the room, just like The Office (and […]

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Minnie Driver Horsing Around on ‘The Graham Norton Show’

Actress Minnie Driver named names, as well as a number of adventurous sex acts, and it all had to do with horses on a recent episode of The Graham Norton Show. Intrigued? It was actually more funny than juicy, and here’s why: the actress was reading out proposed names for racehorses, all of which were […]

Stephen Merchant: ‘You Can’t Have a President Called Newt!’

Ricky Gervais‘s long-time collaborator Stephen Merchant is in New York this week with his first ever stand-up comedy tour, Stephen Merchant Live: Hello Ladies. Before his first performance at Manhattan’s Town Hall this week he sat down with me to talk about the major events of 2012, the U.S. presidential race…and whether or not he thinks […]

WATCH: New ‘Life’s Too Short’ Teaser Trailer From Ricky Gervais

Well if nothing else, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant’s latest comedy vehicle Life’s Too Short cannot be said to have arrived without sufficient fanfare. They’ve been making a few of these mock trailers, in which people get a glimpse of what Warwick Davies, the actor on whom the entire series rests, can do. Naturally Ricky […]

The British ‘Office’: Where Are They Now? (Gallery)

This Saturday (July 9) marks the 10th anniversary of the very first episode of The Office appearing on BBC2. Back then, everyone involved was either just starting a career, or had been kicking around at the fringes of success for a while without much of a breakthrough. There were no stars, and no one thought there were going to be…

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