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HBO Debuts Gervais & Merchant's 'Life's Too Short'; Warwick Davis Stars as Fictionalized Version of Himself

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood January 9, 2012 at 3:52PM

HBO's "Life's Too Short" will debut 10:30pm, February 19. The faux documentary, from "The Office" creators Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, stars Warwick Davis ("Willow," "Harry Potter") as a fictional version of himself (he helped to create the series): A has-been little person trying to make his way back to the spotlight. He runs a talent agency ("Dwarves for Hire"), serves as vice chairman of a small peoples' society and gets advice from Gervais and Merchant (playing themselves). Stars, from Johnny Depp to Steve Carell, will cameo in each episode.
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Warwick Davis, Gervais, Merchant

HBO's "Life's Too Short" will debut 10:30pm, February 19. The faux documentary, from "The Office" creators Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, stars Warwick Davis ("Willow," "Harry Potter") as a fictional version of himself (he helped to create the series): A has-been little person trying to make his way back to the spotlight. He runs a talent agency ("Dwarves for Hire"), serves as vice chairman of a small peoples' society and gets advice from Gervais and Merchant (playing themselves). Stars, from Johnny Depp to Steve Carell, will cameo in each episode.

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