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There’s Going to Be a Movie about David Brent, the Original Michael Scott

We haven’t seen the last of David Brent. Actor Ricky Gervias as revealed that he is bringing back his now famous character from the original Office series he created—the boss that Michael Scott in the American version is based on. In the upcoming film Life on the Road, 15 years after The Office documentary airs, Brent is a traveling salesman who decides to try one more time to be the rock star he’s always dreamed he could be. In the original Office, Brent’s passion for his music was like Michael Scott’s magic, writing and comedy careers into one. Gervais told The Guardian, “He thinks it’ll be like Scorsese doing the Rolling Stones, but we’ll show the full horror. 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” …

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