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The Outlaws: Stephen Merchant on His New Crime Comedy and Christopher Walken’s Omelet

The Outlaws: Stephen Merchant on His New Crime Comedy and Christopher Walken’s Omelet

He co-created two iconic British comedies, The Office and Extras; starred in Hollywood movies including Logan and The Girl in the Spider’s Web; and directed Florence Pugh and The Rock in Fighting with my Family. For his next trick, Stephen Merchant along with Elgin James has created The Outlaws, an ensemble comedy about a group of low-level offenders brought together via community service.

Merchant himself stars in the show alongside Rhianne Barreto, Darren Boyd, Gamba Cole, Clare Perkins, Eleanor Tomlinson and Christopher Walken as the misfit convicts.

We sat down with him to chat about British humor, comic book movies, and Christopher Walken’s cooking.

Where did the idea for The Outlaws come from?

My parents used to work for Bristol Community Service, and they would supervise offenders who were doing some time. I was always intrigued because it was such an unlikely bunch. There was an old guy who

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