After adding the esteemed likes of John Hodgman, Tina Fey, Jeffrey Tambor, and Christopher Guest to This Side of the Truth, how could Ricky Gervais make his cast any more comically desirable? How about another Arrested Development alumnus--say, a Bateman? Yes, that does it.
This is sizing up to be either one of the greatest successes in comedy history or a disappointment comparable to when the 2004 U.S. Men's Olympic Basketball Team, composed of NBA pros like Tim Duncan and Allen Iverson, only managed to capture a bronze medal after a devastating loss from the Argentinean Team. I think we're all still reeling from that one.
'This Side of the Truth' Casting Update [RickyGervais.com]
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Cemetary Junction (formerly Men at the Pru), Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's film "set in the 1970's about class and love in a small town," has added Ralph Fiennes to its cast. From Gervais's blog:
Started scouting locations today for CEMETERY JUNCTION.
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On Ricky Gervais's blog, the comedian has posted a new video with himself and This Side of the Truth co-writer/co-director Matt Robinson. The two clear up a couple things:
1. Contrary to reports otherwise, the title is still This Side of the Truth, not Truthy Truthness.
2. Th... / Continue →