Question: Since Extras got picked up for a second season, does that mean Ricky Gervais is out of the running to take over as the Bluth's new head attorney on Arrested Development? And if so, who else is up for the role?
Answer: Well, as my frienemy, Kristin, over at E! Online reported last week, Happy Days' Chachi Arcola will take the legal reins for one episode. But don't rule out Gervais just yet. Despite his busy schedule, I'm betting he gets Arrested at least once this season.
How did Ricky Gervais follow up his double Golden Globe win for BBC's The Office last month? He went straight to work filming scenes for Sunday's episode of Alias (9 pm/ET on ABC). Here's what the British funnyman thought of his weird, wicked week in sunny Los Angeles.
TV Guide Online: Aside from The Office, you haven't really acted before. What was it like starring in a big TV action-drama?Ricky Gervais: The hardest part was keeping straight-faced. Everybody around me was in black and cool and wearing Gucci and Armani and guns, and there I was in a jumper looking like a country fisherman. I couldn't take myself seriously. I just pretended to be Jack Bauer from 24.
TVGO: Who do you play?Gervais: All I can tell you is he's a very, very bad man indeed. An international terrorist. Let's ju