Netflix Releases First Look Images And A March Premiere Date For Ricky Gervais’ ‘After Life’
Netflix has released some “first look” images and a premiere date for the latest comedy series from Ricky Gervais, ‘After Life‘, which will premiere on the streaming service in March 2019.
Tony (Gervais) had a perfect life. But after his wife Lisa dies, Tony changes. After contemplating taking his own life, he decides instead to live long enough to punish the world by saying and doing whatever he likes from now on. He thinks it’s like a Super Power – not caring about himself or anyone else – but it turns out to be tricky when everyone is trying to save the nice guy they used to know.
Starring alongside Gervais is Kerry Godliman (‘Derek’) as Tony’s wife Lisa, Tom Basden (‘Plebs’, ‘David Brent: Life On The Road’) as Tony’s brother-in-law Matt, Tony Way (‘Edge of Tomorrow’) as Tony’s best-friend Lenny, David Bradley (‘The Harry Potter series’, ‘Game of Thrones’) as Tony’s dad, and Ashley Jensen (‘Extras’) as a Nurse to Tony’s dad.
Also starring is Penelope Wilton (‘Downton Abbey’, ‘Doctor Who’), David Earl (‘Cemetery Junction’, ‘Derek’), Joe Wilkinson (‘Him and Her’), Kerry Godliman (‘Derek’), Mandeep Dhillon, Jo Hartley, Roisin Conaty, Tim Plester and Diane Morgan (‘David Brent: Life On The Road’).
Along with a premiere date, Netflix has also released some photos of upcoming episodes which you can see below.
‘After Life’ is a Netflix original series from Derek Productions. The six-part series is created, written and directed by Ricky Gervais. Charlie Hanson is producer and Ricky Gervais and Duncan Hayes are executive producers.