Netflix Scores Gervais’ David Brent Film

Appearing on SiriusXM’s the Opie with Jim Norton Show show earlier today, comedian Ricky Gervais has revealed that his latest film, “David Brent: Life On The Road,” has been picked up by Netflix.

The project, a feature spinoff of the original UK comedy “The Office,” will still be released theatrically in the UK, Australia and New Zealand by eOne. Netflix will handle distribution in the rest of the world beginning in 2017.

Written and directed by Gervais, the mockumentary focuses on Gervais’ David Brent who is continuing his quest to fulfill his dreams of being a rock star.

Source: Deadline