Johnny Depp to Guest Star on Ricky Gervais' 'Life's Too Short'
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Gervais confirms Depp's cameo on his upcoming sitcom, but denies Jerry Seinfeld's possible guest appearance.

AceShowbiz - "Life's Too Short" has snatched a big cameo, so %cRicky Gervais% claimed via his blog. The comedian, who writes and will star on the upcoming BBC2 comedy series, has confirmed that "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy actor %cJohnny Depp% will appear on it.

While nodding his head to Depp's guest spot, Gervais denied speculation that %cJerry Seinfeld% would also make a guest appearance. "The Depp bit is true. The Seinfeld isn't," he wrote on his blog, debunking speculation that "The Marriage Ref" executive producer will play "quite a whiny Upper East Side Jewish guy."

Gervais teams up with %cStephen Merchant% to write "Life's Too Short". It features the continuing adventures of diminutive star Warwick Davis who plays an egomaniac dwarf who runs a talent agency for other dwarves. Merchant will also star on the sitcom which will air on BBC2 as well as HBO.

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