Those looking to marry Helena Bonham Carter, Johnny Depp, and dwarfism need no longer endure Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Though perhaps with less gothic whimsy than Tim Burton, Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant have brought those elements together in Life's Too Short, their upcoming BBC Two/HBO series about a fictionalized version of actor Warwick Davis, star of Willow, The Leprechaun, and the Harry Potter series. Also appearing as guest stars: Liam Neeson, Steve Carell, and, if this teaser trailer is to be believed, the bassist for The Police. Have a look:
Looks pretty good! But also, depressing that there is somehow a more shameful instance of a little person on a miniature motorized vehicle.