David Brent Movie Officially Green-lit

We haven’t seen the last of The Office.

BBC Films has officially green-lit a big screen movie focusing on David Brent, the main character of the original British version of The Office. Titled Life on the Road, the film will see creator and star Ricky Gervais reprise the role of the socially awkward and embarrassing middle-aged man, who struggles to become a musician after he was fired from the Slough branch of the Wernham–Hogg paper merchants. Like The Office, expect the film to be shot in a mockumentary style.

Life on the Road will begin shooting next year. After The Office went off the air in 2003, Ricky Gervais began reprising the role of David Brent in a series of YouTube videos last year (see above).

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