The U.K. version of The Office is coming to the big screen in Life on the Road, a film that focuses on Ricky Gervais's character, David Brent (upon whom Steve Carrell's Michael Scott was based). Fifteen years later, Brent is now a traveling salesman making one final attempt to fulfill his dream of becoming a rock star. “He thinks it’ll be like Scorsese doing the Rolling Stones, but we’ll show the full horror," Gervais explained. "He’s had to take two weeks off work and cash in his pension, because the session musicians in the band are costing him more than he’s getting in ticket sales." Gervais has reprised the role in various forms over the years — including taking Brent and his fictional band, Foregone Conclusion, on tour — but never as a feature film, because that is a lot of David Brent. Are you ready?
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