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Ricky Gervais on wanting fame for the wrong reasons, David Brent and a near-religious experience

Ricky Gervais on wanting fame for the wrong reasons, David Brent and a near-religious experience

Ricky Gervais is at home in London, wearing a "Tonight Show" T-shirt, showered following a round of exercise and settled with a beer. There's no reason not to believe he’s actually at home: He's visible via the magic of Skype video. But having just seen "Special Correspondents," the movie he adapted, directed and starred in, there might be cause for doubt. In it, Gervais and Eric Bana play radio journalists faking "on location" reportage from Ecuador by recording their broadcasts from their home city. Via Skype, Gervais talked with The Envelope about "Correspondents," why he wants to revive "The Office's" David Brent and the art...

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