Ricky Gervais Announces Release Date For New David Brent Film

20 January 2016, 10:42 | Updated: 20 January 2016, 12:41

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The comedian is bringing Brent back to UK screens this summer.

Ricky Gervais has finally revealed a release date for his first David Brent feature length film. The movie, entitled Life On The Road, is expected to hit cinemas in the summer. The film looks at the former boss of Slough's Wernham Hogg Paper Company attempt to crack the music industry with his band. Will he succeed? Time will tell.

Ricky Gervais announced the release date via Twitter, simply posting "Life on The Road. In cinemas from August 19th. "

See the tweet below.

Ricky Gervais' David Brent became an instant comedy icon when The Office first premiered on BBC 2 in 2001. The last film Gervais both starred in and directed was 2010's Cemetery Junction.