Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

David Brent Movie On The Way

615x330-hero.jpg
brent2.jpg
615x330-gervais.jpg
615x330-615x330-david-brent.jpg
brent4.jpg

Some momentous news for fans of The Office here: a David Brent film is happening.

Produced by BBC Films, Ricky Gervais will be reprising his role as Slough’s finest the feature length film which follows the self-professed ‘chilled-out entertainer’ as he attempts to follow his dream of being a rock star 15 years since his redundancy from Wernham Hogg.

While he’s still a sales rep selling cleaning products across the land, as last we saw him, the latest faux documentary will focus on his (self-financed) UK tour, meaning we might get to hear some news tracks alongside those other utterly ironic classics like Free Love Freeway, as he embarks on long overdue stardom.

From the notes from the producers so far, the premise sounds textbook Brent: “He thinks it'll be like Scorsese filming the Rolling Stones, but it turns out to be a "where are they now" documentary. He has to take a few weeks off work and cash in a couple of pensions, because the session musicians in the band are costing him more than he's getting in ticket sales.”

So expect the usual dose of tie-grabbing awkwardness, just on a bigger scale than ever. Much like his former band, hilarity is a Foregone Conclusion.

Filming starts in 2015 with a global release set for later in the year

SEE HOW MUCH YOU REMEMBER ABOUT THE OFFICE BY TAKING OUR QUIZ HERE

(Images: Rex/Jude Edginton)

Related

rickyconstantine.jpg

Ricky Gervais & Constantine Talk Muppets Most Wanted

brent guitar.jpg

VIDEO: Learn guitar with David Brent

ricky-gervais-guilty-pleasures.jpg

Ricky Gervais' Guilty Pleasures

Comments

More

Everyone’s mocking Nigel Farage’s 'Dunkirk' photo-op

This was almost too easy

by Tom Victor
26 Jul 2017

Check out the exclusive new trailer for 'Logan Lucky'

This is the summer's next big hit

by Gary Ogden
24 Jul 2017

What happened to Ivan Drago after 'Rocky IV'?

Stallone's teased he'll feature in 'Creed II, but what's he been up to?

by Carl Anka
24 Jul 2017

The very best 'so-bad-they're-good' movies you absolutely need to see

Thought 'The Room' was bad? You ain't seen nothing yet

by Gary Ogden
21 Jul 2017

13 films with 0% on Rotten Tomatoes that are worth watching

How dare Kevin and Perry Go Large get 0%?!

by Gary Ogden
21 Jul 2017

Watch the trailer for 'The Disaster Artist', the film about 'The Room'

James Franco steps into Tommy Wiseau's infamous boots

by Gary Ogden
18 Jul 2017

The 90% or higher-rated Rotten Tomatoes films you've never seen before

Hidden gems you have to add to your list

by Carl Anka
18 Jul 2017

Why the 'Planet of The Apes' series is the best trilogy of the century

The prequel series is that rarest of things: a trilogy without a dud

by Carl Anka
18 Jul 2017

An immersive Star Wars hotel is coming and it looks amazing

Like a Star Wars-themed Westworld - but real

by Gary Ogden
17 Jul 2017

George A. Romero, creator of Night of the Living Dead, dies at 77

Fans and celebrities have paid tribute to him on Twitter

by Gary Ogden
17 Jul 2017