Saturday, May 21, 2011
Coming soon: Ricky Gervais' and Stephen Merchant's next sitcom Life's Too Short, starring Warwick Davis of Willow and Leprechaun fame. Davis will play a fictionalized version of himself in what Gervais describes as a comedy about "the life of a showbiz dwarf." According to Wikipedia, Gervais and Merchant met Davis when he appeared on Extras and they were quite taken with his blackly funny anecdotes: "Davis told the pair of the trials of life for a man of 3 feet 6 inches in height, such as having to use a broom handle to reach objects on the high shelves in supermarkets, and people touching him for luck as if he were a leprechaun."
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