Comic Ricky Gervais has dismissed reports he is planning to replace Steve Carell on the US version of The Office. The 49-year-old comedian created the British version of The Office and played the lead role of David Brent. Steve Carell recently quit his role as the central character in the US version of the show and reports claimed bosses were lining up Gervais to take over. However he sent an email to New York magazine and dismissed the rumour.
He said: ‘As David Brent would say: ‘Been there, done that, bought the T-shirt…’ As I would say: ‘Why would I get up at 6am five days a week for seven years when I can hire someone else to do that and still get my syndication money?”
I wonder if he can make my living room bling like ice?
Vanilla Ice (aka Robert Van Winkle) will star in a home improvement series on the DIY Network entitled, The Vanilla Ice Project. The first season is ten episodes, starting October 14th.
“Over the last 15 years, Rob has taught himself the basics of home improvement through hands-on experience. In each episode, Rob demonstrates his vast knowledge in home renovation … . He calls the shots in this room-by-room home makeover series, exposing an entirely new side of the star — one that his fans never have seen before.”