If you don’t know David Brent by now, you will never, never, never know him… ooooooooooooooo.
David Brent, Ricky Gervais’ signature creation from the original Office TV series, was a middle-manager at a depressing paper company who never gave up his dream to be a rock-star. Never!
Now, Gervais, who dusted off the character last year for a series of YouTube guitar lessons and a mini-tour of live performances, is giving the character the big-screen treatment. Life on the Road will be a BBC Films mockumentary that chronicles Brent’s live concerts; he thinks the camera crew is making a true rockumentary, oblivious—as always—to the fact that they’re really filming a “Where are they now?” video pegged to his fleeting reality-TV fame. READ FULL STORY