Going solo. Ricky Gervais will bring back David Brent, but Stephan Merchant won’t be joining him. (Picture: BBC)
The spin-off film based around former-office manager David Brent is set to go ahead, but without one half of the team behind the award-winning TV series it’s based on.
According to The Sun, Ricky Gervais is going ahead with the movie – titled Life on the Road – but there is no room for Stephen Merchant.
‘Ricky has every right to do a David Brent movie on his own but fans will understandably be gutted to have it confirmed that Stephen is not involved at all.’ a source said.
Although the spin-off was announced a while ago, with Gervais enthusiastically talking up the project, there has been no official announcement as to whether Merchant be involved.
David Brent getting ready for Life on the Road (Picture: WENN)
The pair were co-writers and…
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