HBO’s comedy series “Life’s Too Short” expects you to laugh at the trials and tribulations of a dwarf. The question is: Is this wrong or what?
Despite the controversy surrounding his turn as “Golden Globes” host earlier this year, Ricky Gervais says he’s been asked to present the annual awards show for a third time. “NBC have offered it — they think they can persuade the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,” he said at the MediaGuardian Edinburgh International TV Festival on Friday, […]
(Reuters) – English actress Helena Bonham Carter and Irish actor Liam Neeson have joined the cast of comedian Ricky Gervais’s new series “Life’s Too Short,” the BBC said on Friday. The comedy is about a dwarf actor, played by Warwick Davis, who runs a talent agency for fellow dwarves but tends to take the best […]
There’s no doubt Ricky Gervais has a big career. It’s about to get smaller, however, thanks to HBO. Deadline Hollywood is reporting that the pay cable network has signed a deal to bring the ‘Office‘ creator’s next project — “Life’s Too Short” — to the U.S. The series will air all seven of its episodes […]
BY: MIKE CIDONI LOS ANGELES – Ricky Gervais says he agreed to do a second turn as host of Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards because he wants “to do a proper job this time.” “I don’t think I went far enough,” continues the comic actor-director-writer-producer. “Obviously not, because they invited me back. So, I’m going to […]
NEW YORK — Ricky Gervais (jur-VAYS’) will be back again to host the Golden Globe Awards. NBC and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Wednesday that the British actor-writer-comic will make his encore appearance on the Jan. 16, 2011, live broadcast. Gervais is perhaps best known as the co-creator and star of the British version of […]
Tonight HBO teams up with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant (‘Extras‘) once again to bring their record-breaking podcast to life in the animated comedy ‘The Ricky Gervais Show‘ (9 p.m.). Like their podcast – which is in the Guinness Book for record downloads – their new series takes the acerbic wit of Gervais and Merchant […]