He's back and better than ever: First trailer for Ricky Gervais as David Brent in Life On The Road

Ricky Gervais's popular TV character David Brent is back and he is launching a music career.

The first trailer for the big-screen spin-off of popular BBC Two show The Office has been released and shows Brent explaining his new career move.

Titled Life On The Road, the film is set 15 years on from The Office.

Brent is working as a sales rep for a company called Lavichem, trying to launch his music career on the side.

Ricky Gervais is back as David Brent
Ricky Gervais is back as David Brent

Ricky thanks fans on Twitter, writing: "Wow! What an overwhelmingly brilliant response to the little #LifeonTheRoad teaser. Thanks so much. I f*****g love you."

David Brent: Life On The Road will be released in UK cinemas on August 19.