The two times Emmy Awards winner Rickey Gervais has won the TV Choice Awards 2020 in the best comedy category for After Life. Rickey Gervais is a comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. He got fame with ‘The Office’ that he acted in as well as wrote for. In addition to the Emmys, Gervais has seven BAFTA awards, five British Comedy Awards, and a Golden Globe Award. TV Choice Award for Best Comedy is just another star on his badge.
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— TV Choice (@TVChoice) September 7, 2020
About After Life
After Life is a British comedy-drama directed by Rickey Gervais, it was released on Netflix in 2019, followed by the second season in April 2020.
The story of After Life revolves around Tony, who is a journalist at a newspaper company. Tony’s Life is turned upside down after he loses his wife to breast cancer. Prior to his wife’s demise, Tony was cheerful, fun, and a happy guy. Consequently, he becomes depressed and impulsive without his wife. He even considers committing suicide. Instead, to punish the world for taking away his wife, he decides to live a long and happy life and do whatever he wants. But, his plans were disrupted by people around him who tried to make him a better person.
In an interview with Gold Derby, Rickey Gervais said that playing the role of Tony is, “the most overtly grown-up and vulnerable I’ve been as a performer,”
After Life season 3
After a run of two seasons in two years, After Life season 3 has been officially announced. The declaration was made by Netflix, a month after the release of season 2 in April 2020.
Rickey Gervais also tweeted about the renewal of the show, saying, “Because so many of you watched #AfterLife2 so quickly and made it Number 1 again, the nice people at Netflix have suggested that I get off my fat arse and do another season. This is all your fault.”
However, Rickey Gervais also announced that he has made up his mind about the upcoming season 3 to be the last of the series.
According to recent posts, Rickey Gervais has finished writing a script for After Life season 3. He took to Instagram to share the news.
What to expect from After Life season 3
Season 3 of After Life will be the continuation of the series that occurred in season 2. The newspaper would continue, as promised by Tony to Sandy. Also, we’ll get to see Tony: ‘s efforts to cope with his father’s death. The most awaited plot is Tony’s relationship with Emma, whose name was revealed in the previous season.
Cast of After Life:
Rickey Gervais as Tony
Penelope Wilton as Anne
David Bradley as Ray
Ashley Jensen as Emma
Tom Basden as Matt
Tony Way as Lenny
Kerry Godliman as Lisa
Mandeep Dhillon as Sandy
Tracy-Ann Oberman as Rebecca
Jo Hartley as June
David Earl as Bryan