Coming Soon, Chinese 'The Office'


Coming Soon, Chinese 'The Office'


Announcing the project is the original series' star Ricky Gervais who tweeted that work will start soon.

Ricky Gervais is expanding his TV empire - he is working on plans to broadcast a Chinese version of "The Office". The British funnyman has boasted of earning "millions" from the syndication rights to his hit sitcom and royalties from its U.S. re-make.

Now he is set to swell his coffers even further after unveiling his plans to shoot a Chinese version of the show. On his official blog, Gervais writes: "I have some amazing news... We are about to start work on developing a Chinese 'The Office'. How cool is that?"

Meanwhile, speculations keep running as to who will replace Steve Carrell's position in the U.S. version after he departs. The latest names that surface are Portia de Rossi, Jeffrey Tambor and Tony Hale. However, as writer/executive producer Paul Lieberstein said earlier, Michael Scott's replacement will not be a major issue in the new season.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Report: Drake Is Actually Gay and His Rihanna Romance Is Fake
  2. Angelina Jolie Found Photos of Selena Gomez and Other Women on Brad Pitt's Phone?
  3. Audrina Patridge Shares Sweet Photo of Her Breastfeeding Her Daughter
  4. Justin Bieber Is Reportedly Pursuing Pamela Anderson
  5. Rob Kardashian Tweets Kylie's Number as He Blasts His Family for Snubbing Blac Chyna
  6. Tyga May Have His Mom's Car Repossessed
  7. Report: Taylor Swift Is Pursuing Prince Harry After Tom Hiddleston Split
  8. See Tom Brady Sunbathing Completely Naked During Vacation With Gisele Bundchen
  9. Mariah Carey Debuts New Song 'Infamous' for 'Empire' Series
  10. Here's the Real Reason Rob Kardashian Tweeted Kylie Jenner's Number. Does She Deserve It?

CELEBS PHOTO