Fans of the original British The Office rejoice: Netflix has snatched up Ricky Gervais' Office spin-off movie. 'David Brent: Life On The Road' sees the highly anticipated big screen debut of one of comedy’s best-loved characters, David Brent (Ricky Gervais).
The film catches up with Brent twelve years on from the BBC mockumentary ‘The Office’ to find he is now a travelling salesman with Lavichem, a cleaning and ladies’ personal hygiene products company. However, he hasn’t given up on his dream of rock stardom and is about to embark on a self-financed UK tour with his band, ‘Foregone Conclusion’. Assembling a group of session musicians who are just in it for the money, and talented rapper Dom (Ben Bailey Smith) in an attempt to gain street cred, Brent cashes in his pensions and takes unpaid leave in a bid to turn his dream into reality. Get ready to join David Brent on the road as he takes one last shot at fame and fortune.
Watch the first trailer below and stay tuned for an August premiere.