Extras is a mockumentary style comedy set in the less than glamorous world of the movie extra. Produced and directed by the renown comedy team of Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. Gervais plays the protagonist, Andy Millman, who is a bitter aspiring actor ambitious goal. Stuck doing extra work while he waits for ou ordinary break he is Constantly on the lookout for Opportunities. He and his best friend Maggie, played by Ashley Jenson are small fish in a big pond, Attempting to rub shoulders with the famous actors star in the productions That They Work it.
Each episode features a big name actor guest starring as a fictionalized version de Themselves, Including Such luminaries as Kate Winslet, Samuel L. Jackson, and Sir Ian McKellen.
Merchant aussi Appears onscreen, in the role of Millman’s less effective than agent.