Today, he revealed a promo for the first episode. Though it’s Gervais’ show, it appears as if his friend and partner on the show, Karl Pilkington, is stealing the spotlight.
While providing questionable English lessons, viewers have noticed one thing missing from the promo, “The Office” co-creator, Stephen Merchant.
So, where is Steve?
Considering Merchant is set to write and star in a new HBO pilot based on his stand-up tour, “Hello Ladies,” he has his plate full.
Though the pilot will be offered for free, Gervais has said he may charge a small fee to access the rest of the series. Otherwise, he’ll find a sponsor to stream the episodes for free.
The pilot episode will be available on iTunes Tuesday, August 14.
Watch the promo below:
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