Tag Archives: The Office

Ricky Gervais, Will Arnett confirmed for “The Office” finale

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Could that Ricky Gervais drive-by on “The Office” a few weeks back be the start of something special? Or is someone else in line to replace Steve Carell’s departing Michael Scott now that the NBC sitcom has been renewed for an eighth season? These burning questions[...]

Natalie Portman, Joseph Gordon-Levitt films highlight star-studded SXSW Sunday

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The madness that is South By Southwest has begin, and the minute we stepped foot in Austin, we were busy. Here are a few quick updates on what’s happening on the ground at SXSW, and what’s still to come: SXSW 2011, for us, began with the[...]

Oscar’s host James Franco won’t work like Ricky Gervais

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: I don’t know about you, but I’m really looking forward to seeing what James Franco and Anne Hathaway bring to their Oscar hosting duties. Judging from the promos alone, I think we are in store for quite a treat from these two young talents who in[...]

Ricky Gervais can’t believe he made so much money

HollywoodNews.com: Ricky Gervais’ income was recently revealed to be $80 million in the last year, but he swears this is even a surprise to him. Gervais admitted that while it sounded like a lot, he does donate a good amount to charity, states Hollyscoop. However, Gervais does know how he[...]

Is Will Arnett joining ‘The Office’ cast?

HollywoodNews.com: “Office” creator and Hollywood Foreign Press Association enemy Ricky Gervais offered his suggestions today as to which comedians should join the popular NBC sitcom once star Steve Carell makes his departure at the end of this season. At the top of Gervais’ list?: Will Arnett. According to The Wrap,[...]

Sundance Failures: “Ledge,” “Cedar Rapids,” “Salvation,” “Future”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: I told you all about the really good films we saw at Sundance 11 –”The Details,” “The Devil’s Double,” “Higher Ground,” the Morgan Spurlock and Harry Belafonte docs, etc– and some of the even mildly interesting ones– “Martha Marcy Ray Marlene,” and so on. Here are[...]

Ricky Gervais back to the Globes? Not so fast.

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: So when Ricky Gervais wrote on his official site that he was asked to “consider” returning next year as the host of the Golden Globes Awards, he apparently needed to clarify who it was who approached him, because it wasn’t necessarily anyone from the Hollywood Foreign[...]

Strong Growth Across the Board for 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®

HollywoodNews.com: More than 5 million viewers tuned in Sunday night as TNT and TBS presented the live simulcast of the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®. This year’s star-studded simulcast ranked as basic cable’s #1 show on Sunday and posted solid 6% growth over last year in total audience. The[...]

Hollywood Set to Present Honors to Excellence in Writing

HollywoodNews.com: Spotlighting the creative collaboration between writers and other artists in the entertainment industry, a wide array of Hollywood talent is set to present honors at this year’s Writers Guild Awards L.A. show Saturday, February 5, at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel-Grand Ballroom. The West Coast WGA ceremony will feature writers,[...]

Ricky Gervais asked to “consider” hosting Golden Globes again

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After taking a verbal machine gun to every A-lister in attendance at the Golden Globes last month, it’s safe to say controversial comedian Ricky Gervais has absolutely no chance of returning to host the annual awards program next year, right? Not so fast. This is Hollywood,[...]