UK "The Office" Fans: David Brent is back

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  1. eliasbboy

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    David Brent: Life on the Road is an upcoming mockumentary film written, directed, and produced by Ricky Gervais, who stars as David Brent, a role he played in the series The Office.[1] The film involves a film crew that shadows Brent as he travels up and down the country living his dream of being a rock star.[2] Gervais said, "This film delves much more into his private life than The Office ever did and we really get to peel back the layers of this extraordinary, ordinary man." He has emphasised that the movie is "not an Office movie".

    Set 15 years after the events of The Office, David Brent, a sales rep after leaving Wernham Hogg, is on tour. He believes he will be filmed like Martin Scorsese did with The Rolling Stones — although it's actually a 'where are they now' type documentary. He takes a holiday to tour with his band Foregone Conclusion but has to use his pension to fund part of his rock concert, as the ticket sales are less than he can afford to pay his band members.


     
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    People either love or hate the British version. Same goes for Gervais. He grates on my nerves but the original "Office" series was great imo.
     
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    This is Ironic, I just started binge watch the US version again last week. I was surprised at how good it was re watching it.
     
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    Here's a taste of some earlier David Brent singing works. :facepalm:

     
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    I liked it too. :lo5:

    Did you ever watch the British version? Gervais is so uncomfortable to watch as he makes as ass out of himself. :jj:
     
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    I'm going to give it a shot :)
     
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    uk version 50 times better
     
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    jim fucked up the american version
     
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    The U.K. Show was brilliant. The US one wanted to make me vomit
     
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    UK version was the tits, so I'll watch this for sure.

    Never saw the US version.
     
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    i like Carrell and Wilson. but the British version is better
     
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    hate gervais
     
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    Was first aware of him from Extras because it would come on after The Sopranos I think. Derek was funny too.
     
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    My favorite is when he headbutts the chicks trying to impress her. Best physical comedy ever.