LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- British comedian and recent Golden Globes host Ricky Gervais has taped a cameo for the U.S. version of "The Office," EW.com reported Wednesday.
Gervais co-created and starred in the British show of the same name. It ran for 14 episodes starting in 2001.
EW.com said he will reprise his role of unpopular boss David Brent on the Jan. 27 edition of the U.S. sitcom.
Carell is leaving "The Office" later this season, the show's seventh.