“It’s just an idea,” he told the Sunday Times. “I want to do a tour, a little tour – and people think they’re seeing a tour. I film it, but actually it’s Brent who thinks he’s making a Scorsese-type thing of [classic Jack Kerouac Beat novel] On The Road.
But now it seems Gervais may be looking to take the documentary in a new direction, and he wants the fans to help.
If there were to be a new “documentary” about David Brent, what aspects of his life would you want to delve into? #brentsback
Gervais certainly seems to have vocal fans. Within moments he followed this with suggestions from his Twitter followers including relationships, family, his fifteen minutes of fame and how this affected the paper merchant manager’s life or indeed his teenage years.