He sure did. A four-volume children's book series, as a matter of fact.
"Flanimals" encompasses a world inhabited by 50 species of creatures so ugly and misshapen they become cute and endearing.
And what's better? Universal-based Illumination Entertainment has announced it will create a 3-D animated feature based on "Flanimals" with Gervais voicing the lead character and Matt Selman (The Simpsons) writing!
"It will be great to play a short, fat, sweaty loser for a change," Gervais said. "A real stretch."
For more information, read the entire Variety article HERE...