News: More Details About New Ricky Gervais Netflix Series

Netflix has confirmed that it has commissioned a six-part run for the new Ricky Gervais series After Life.

The award-winning comic will star as Tony, who has the perfect life until his wife Lisa suddenly dies, After considering suicide Tony decides to punish the world for his wife's death by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on. He suddenly feels as if he has a super power — not caring about anyone — but things become complicated when everyone is trying to save the nice guy they once knew.

Gervais has written the series and will also executive produce and direct as well as star. Charlie Hanson, who has previously worked with Gervais on C4's Derek and BBC's Extras, will also executive produce. 

The show has just gone into pre-production.

Picture: @RickyGervais - Twitter

 

 

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