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Ricky Gervais has been cast in the upcoming season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Gervais, who will play himself in the long-running HBO comedy, is scheduled to appear in an episode late in Season 8. No details have been released on his storyline.

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The funnyman also has his own animated series on HBO, The Ricky Gervais Show, which was picked up for a second season.

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