British comedian and actor Ricky Gervais expressed praise for the Dutch series
on Wednesday evening
He let his fans know via a live stream that he recommends the series to everyone.
is really brilliant. The acting is good and the story is great," said the 59-year-old actor.
He said this in response to whether he would ever consider starring in a thrilling movie or series.
Gervais is best known for his acting in black comedies, such as the Netflix series
The British comedian would
a role in a series like
"There is also a little bit of dark humor in it. It's just so subtle that you hardly notice this. I would certainly do a part in such a series."
"The story (van
, ed.) Is not unnecessarily exaggerated, while there are so many layers. I've never seen a plot in which that is the case," Gervais continues his review.
Gervais calls it one of the most exciting series he has ever seen.
"When something turns your idyllic world completely upside down, it's scary. Horror movies with vampires, for example, aren't scary," he argues.
: "You know that there are murderers living somewhere, it could just be your neighbor. But they will never say that out loud. That's a scary thought"
was first broadcast on BNNVARA in 2017.
The third and final season of the series is currently running.
The series is about the lives of criminal Marius Milner (Jacob Derwig) and the high-ranking tax authorities employee Hugo Warmond (Barry Atsma), who against each other develop a business friendship with each other.
A possible role for Gervais in a fourth season seems out of the question:
director Frank Ketelaar said in September in
that as far as he is concerned, the story has been completed.
"After three series I usually told and made up everything. Just look at
House of Cards
: sometimes you have to be tough as a spiritual father and know when to stop."