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Ghost Town Trailer Online
Ricky Gervais Sees Dead People

14 July 2008  |  Written by Olly Richards  

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Dreamworks has released the first trailer for Ghost Town, a film in which Ricky Gervais plays a dentist who dies for seven minutes and subsequently acquires the ability to see dead people. One dead person he sees is a man played by Greg Kinnear who wants help in stopping his wife (Tea Leoni) from marrying another man. Watch the trailer here.

Written and directed by David Koepp, Ghost Town is released in the US on September 19 and in the UK on October 24.

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stop the negative
C'mon people! this guy has already created two televisual joys. He's chosen his first hollwood piece carefully. The guy is actually loved for his rejection of the celebrity system, he's done this because he wanted to. This could well be joyous!! More

Posted by myles0412 at 23:54 on 15 July 2008 | Report This Post

Talent Vacuum
Once again Gervais is showing his complete lacking of acting talent. Now all we have to do is wait until the arrogance kicks in again and he starts rabbiting on about how great he is and wonderful he is which if it was a joke (and believe me it is a joke to think he is) has only gone on for a couple of years too long. More

Posted by sanchia at 23:08 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: RE:
L: Severen Plays the same part in everything he does, i.e himself/David Brent. nder "used to be funny, now a twat".ote] Who? You or Gervais? Oooooooohhhh!!!!! GOTCHA!!!! More

Posted by Wilbert at 14:53 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Sixth Sense meets Ghost meets Hitch? Yawn! Yawn! Yawn!
L: Scabby I found Gervais a bit of a prick in that to be honest. Plus I think that Koepp is a very overpayed writer for someone who kes enjoyable films based on fantastic source materialquote] Whats wrong with making enjoyable films? More

Posted by Wilbert at 14:52 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

Well I think it looks funny!
Although there were two Curb-esq moments in the trailer (holding the lift, question about his colonoscopy) Listen, Ricky will be typecast like that at first, but he has great comical timing so this film should be pretty entertaining. Good one to take your girlfriend to, that is, if any of you have a girlfriend... More

Posted by Captain_Charlie at 12:54 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE:
Plays the same part in everything he does, i.e himself/David Brent. File under "used to be funny, now a twat". More

Posted by Severen at 12:26 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Sixth Sense meets Ghost meets Hitch? Yawn! Yawn! Yawn!
Come on Gervais, do something funny again.  The Office was great but since then you seem to do only rubbish.  Get Merchant out to america and come up with something fucking genius that has something to do with that round headed prick Karl Pilkington. More

Posted by kinge247 at 11:37 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

RE: Sixth Sense meets Ghost meets Hitch? Yawn! Yawn! Yawn!
I found Gervais a bit of a prick in that to be honest. Plus I think that Koepp is a very overpayed writer for someone who only makes enjoyable films based on fantastic source material.  More

Posted by Scabby at 11:11 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

Sixth Sense meets Ghost meets Hitch? Yawn! Yawn! Yawn!
Woosh! Wow, what was that? Oh, just another (formerly funny) British talent selling himself cheap and chasing the American Dollar . . . . Mr. Gervais please get in line behind Mr Coogan, Mr. Pegg, Mr. Cohen . . . . More

Posted by DCIHunt71 at 11:02 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

Dear oh dear.
Not exactly a riot based on that trailer, is it? More

Posted by Riverwide at 11:00 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

I'm going to love this. One of my favorite films as a kid was Topper, and this reminds he of it (rather than Ghost or the sixth Sense). More

Posted by rainbowblackout at 10:46 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

Wasn't this film made already?
It was called Ghost... or was it The Sixth Sense? More

Posted by albumental at 10:26 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

looks like a bit of an Old school comedy, some great comedy faces popping up, Gervais has the right tone of character and at least he dosen't have to put on a fake American accent. More

Posted by punchdrunk at 10:20 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

Dull...
This looks really dull and unoriginal, in my opinion... And it looks like a bit of a waste of Gervais' talent! More

Posted by Mikkel Drewsen at 08:17 on 14 July 2008 | Report This Post

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