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Casting coming together for Life’s Too Short

Gervais confirms on his blog that “The scripts are working great and we’ve got a fantastic ensemble together.” although the casting is still ongoing.

Full blog extract:

Casting all day for Life’s Too Short. So much fun.

The scripts are working great and we’ve got a fantastic ensemble together.

Really can’t wait to . . . → Read More: Casting coming together for Life’s Too Short

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Jo Enright not confirmed for Life’s Too Short after all

A recent Sunday Mercury article revealed, in what seemed like definite language, that Jo Enright would be playing Warwick Davis’s Wife in the forthcoming Life’s Too Short:

SHE’S the short star with a big future ahead of her – thanks to Ricky Gervais.

The Office and Extras creator has cast Jo Enright in his . . . → Read More: Jo Enright not confirmed for Life’s Too Short after all

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Warwick Davis Sums up his Life’s Too Short Character

Speaking with the Australian Brad Blanks in a recent Interview, Warwick Davis encapsulates his character in the most exact way yet:

I play a twisted version of myself, same movie background, different personal life, but just a guy who’s got too big an ego for too small a body.

He also reveals that it . . . → Read More: Warwick Davis Sums up his Life’s Too Short Character

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Jo Enright to play Warwick Davis’s Wife in Life’s Too Short

Comedienne Jo Enright, perhaps best known for her role as Peter Kay’s girlfriend in an episode of Phoenix Knights, is confirmed to be playing Warwick Davis’s Wife in the new Ricky Gervais project Life’s Too Short.

The news comes from Sunday Mercury, a news site which caters to the Birmingham area where Enright is . . . → Read More: Jo Enright to play Warwick Davis’s Wife in Life’s Too Short

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Cat Deeley to Star in Life’s Too Short

First we received the news that Johnny Depp was starring in Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant’s new sitcom Life’s Too Short. Then we found out Barry From Eastenders, AKA Shaun Williamson was also on board. Today we discover that C-List British celebrity Cat Deeley has signed on to play a “sizeable part” in the . . . → Read More: Cat Deeley to Star in Life’s Too Short

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Barry From Eastenders AKA Shaun Williamson to Star in Life’s Too Short

Nice little scoop by Josh Gill who interviewed Shaun Williamson for his blog. Williamson is better known to many as “Barry From Eastenders” as he was frequently referred to in Extras. Williamson says in the interview:

I’m doing something with them this summer. They’ve got a new series about Warwick Davis called Life’s Too Short. . . . → Read More: Barry From Eastenders AKA Shaun Williamson to Star in Life’s Too Short

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Casting Begins on Life’s Too Short

Gervais announced on his blog today that they had begun casting for the show:

Started casting Life’s Too Short this week too. So much fun. First you get frustrated because the exact character in your head doesn’t walk through the door immediately. But if you never just settle for second best then eventually they . . . → Read More: Casting Begins on Life’s Too Short

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Life’s Too Short to be Seven Episodes Not Six

Good news from Ricky’s Blog today, Life’s Too Short will be a seven episode season rather than the originally announced six.

We’ve basically got first drafts of all seven episodes of Life’s Too Short now. Yes seven! That make’s it eligible for The Golden Globes.

Both The Office and Extras were six episodes per . . . → Read More: Life’s Too Short to be Seven Episodes Not Six

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Johnny Depp to star in Life’s Too Short

Clearly Johnny Depp didn’t take offence to Ricky Gervais’ recent celebrity roasting at the golden globes because he’s agreed to appear in Life’s Too Short with Stephen Merchant and Warwick Davis.

Deadline London reports:

He is trying to work out his schedule so he can guest star in an episode of Gervais’ new BBC . . . → Read More: Johnny Depp to star in Life’s Too Short

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Ricky Gervais reveals more about Life’s Too Short on 5 Live

Ricky Gervais recently appeared on Richard Bacon’s 5 Live show and shared some new details about Life’s Too Short the new BBC2 show he’s currently working on with Stephen Merchant and Warwick Davis.

The show, like Extras, will be a joint BBC / HBO production, presumably airing on both channels roughly at the same . . . → Read More: Ricky Gervais reveals more about Life’s Too Short on 5 Live