As with its predecessor Extras, the show is jam-packed with A-List cameos (and Barry from EastEnders) and the most-anticipated performance comes from Gervais's Golden Globes nemesis Johnny Depp.
Watch Johnny Depp in Life's Too Short below:
Warwick Davis told Digital Spy that "you never knew what you were going to get" with Depp, who serves up an incredible deadpan comic performance as a disgruntled Hollywood celeb.
> Warwick Davis 'Life's Too Short' interview
Life's Too Short premieres on November 10 at 9.30pm on BBC Two. It will air in the US on HBO.
Tube Talk has new pictures of Depp's cameo in episode two, which looks like it will feature an unfortunate return to life as a Star Wars Ewok from Davis. Look through the pictures below: