The film follows Brent as he takes his band Foregone conclusion on a self-financed UK tour
Ricky Gervais has shared new pictures from this summer’s David Brent movie Life On The Road.
One of the new pictures shows Brent flanked by his band Foregone Conclusion, whose lineup includes Andy Burrows from Razorlight and We Are Scientists. Check out the new pictures below.
Set 12 years after The Office, the film follows Brent as he takes his band on a self-financed UK tour. As well as starring, Gervais is the film’s writer-director. Other confirmed cast members include Peter Andre, Kevin Bishop, Plebs‘ Tom Basden and This Is England ’90‘s Jo Hartley. Ben Bailey Smith, who rapped alongside Brent on his 2013 Comic Relief song ‘Equality Street’, returns as Dom.
Gervais and Burrows have written several original songs for the film including ‘Please Don’t Make Fun Of The Disabled’ and ‘Native American’. When NME visited the set in December, Gervais revealed that David Bowie had endorsed one of his new songs called ‘Slough’.
Gervais recalled: “I sent it to [Bowie] and he said, ‘It’s great. I’d like a see a whole album of you singing about towns of Great Britain.'”
Life On The Road is set for release in UK cinemas on August 19, 2016.