Ricky Gervais will return as David Brent from ‘The Office’ in a new movie

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Ricky Gervais will once again portray David Brent, the painfully awkward middle-manager from The Office, in a full-length movie set to enter production next year. Life on the Road catches up with Brent 15 years after the conclusion of the BBC2 show that launched Gervais to global stardom and inspired a successful American adaptation. “He’s a sales rep now, selling cleaning products up and down the country, but has never really give up on his dream of being a rock star,” BBC Films announced today in a press release.

There are many similarities between the hard-to-watch David Brent persona and Michael Scott on NBC’s version of The Office, though the US character never really shared Brent’s affinity for rock and roll. But apparently “Free…

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