‘Avenue 5’: Armando Iannucci Space Comedy Starring Hugh Laurie Is on Its Way to HBO

‘Avenue 5’: Armando Iannucci Space Comedy Starring Hugh Laurie Is on Its Way to HBO With satire dying an excruciating death on earth, Armando Iannucci is officially heading to space. Variety is reporting that HBO has given a series order to “Avenue 5,” a comedy set decades in the ...

Armando Iannucci’s Space Comedy ‘Avenue 5’ Gets Series Order At HBO

Armando Iannucci’s Space Comedy ‘Avenue 5’ Gets Series Order At HBO As Armando Iannucci’s Veep is airing its final season on HBO, the premium cable network has picked up a new series from the British creator. HBO has given a series order to Iannucci’s space comedy ...

Armando Iannucci Space Comedy ‘Avenue 5’ Ordered to Series at HBO

Armando Iannucci Space Comedy ‘Avenue 5’ Ordered to Series at HBO HBO has given a series order to the comedy “Avenue 5” from creator Armando Iannucci. The series is described as a space tourism comedy set forty years in the future when the solar system is ...

Hooray for the return of ‘Veep’ tonight! What are the 25 greatest episodes, ranked worst to best?

Hooray for the return of “Veep” tonight, but why does it have to be the final season? The comedy series aired no new episodes in 2018, so it’s been a long, long two years leading into this Season 7 ...

Road to the Oscars 2019 – Can The Favourite win Best Picture?

In the week before the 91st Academy Awards are handed out, Tom Beasley takes a look at each Best Picture nominee and its chances of Oscars victory. Next, after a terrific night at the BAFTAs, The ...

Trailer For Final Season Of ‘Veep’ Dropped, And It’s Going Out With A Bang

After seven long years of hilarity and commentary, award-winning HBO show “Veep” is finally coming to an end. Starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the President of the United States, the political satire ...

‘The Hustle’ Trailer: Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson Are Taking Down ‘Dirty Rotten’ Men

‘The Hustle’ Trailer: Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson Are Taking Down ‘Dirty Rotten’ Men Anne Hathaway is moving on from box office dud “Serenity” with what should be a summer comedy hit thanks to “The Hustle.” MGM has debuted the first trailer for the comedy, which pairs the Oscar winner ...

Inside Europe: superb TV that shows how to solve the EU crisis

Extraordinary and eye-popping, Norma Percy’s documentary prequel to Brexit is proof that her forensic eye could spare us all years in a ‘special circle of hell’ An emergency meeting needs to take ...

Happy birthday, Julia Louis-Dreyfus! Celebrate with the 25 greatest ‘Veep’ episodes, ranked worst to best

Happy birthday, Julia Louis-Dreyfus! Celebrate with the 25 greatest ‘Veep’ episodes, ranked worst to best The great Julia Louis-Dreyfus will be celebrating her 58th birthday on January 13th, 2019. The trailblazing actress has made a career of playing amazing comedic characters for nearly four decades. In ...

‘Veep’: Top 25 greatest episodes ranked worst to best

‘Veep’: Top 25 greatest episodes ranked worst to best The great Julia Louis-Dreyfus celebrates her 58th birthday on January 13th, 2019. The trailblazing actress has made a career of playing amazing comedic characters for nearly four decades. She has ...

Top 150 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2019: #31. The Personal History of David Copperfield – Armando Iannucci

The Personal History of David Copperfield Celebrated satirist Armando Iannucci sets his sights on a sort-of contemporization of Charles Dickens for his third narrative feature The Personal History of ...

Gunpowder & Sky Teams With ‘Working With Weinstein’ Producer Tigerlily On Banking Comedy ‘Assets’

Gunpowder & Sky has teamed up with Working with Weinstein producer Tigerlily Production to develop a comedy series about women in the world of corporate banking. The two companies are working on ...

Rebecca Front to Star Opposite Hugh Laurie in HBO Space Comedy From ‘Veep’ Creator

Rebecca Front to Star Opposite Hugh Laurie in HBO Space Comedy From ‘Veep’ Creator Rebecca Front will star opposite Hugh Laurie in “Avenue 5,” HBO’s space comedy pilot from “Veep” creator Armando Iannucci. Front will play Karen Kelly, a middle-aged American housewife, who boarded ...

‘Avenue 5’: Rebecca Front To Star In Armando Iannucci’s HBO Comedy Pilot

‘Avenue 5’: Rebecca Front To Star In Armando Iannucci’s HBO Comedy Pilot Armando Iannucci has recruited a star of one of his previous series, The Thick Of It‘s Rebecca Front, for a lead role opposite Hugh Laurie in Iannucci’s HBO space comedy pilot Avenue 5. Created, ...

Daniel Kaluuya, Rosamund Pike Join Animated Netflix/BBC Miniseries 'Watership Down'

Daniel Kaluuya, Rosamund Pike Join Animated Netflix/BBC Miniseries 'Watership Down' Daniel Kaluuya, Rosamund Pike, Taron Egerton and former Doctor Who Peter Capaldi have joined the voice cast of the BBC and Netflix's animated miniseries Watership Down. The latest adaptation of ...

Martin Freeman to lead parental comedy series Breeders for FX

FX has announced that it has given a ten-episode series order to Breeders, a parental comedy series which will star Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard. Breeders has been created by Freeman, Simon ...

Martin Freeman Parenting Comedy ‘Breeders’ Gets Series Order From FX

Martin Freeman Parenting Comedy ‘Breeders’ Gets Series Order From FX FX has given a 10-episode series order to “Breeders,” a new sitcom that will star Martin Freeman and Daisy Haggard. The first season will be produced by FX Productions, Avalon Television and Sky ...

Peter Mullan, Rebecca Front, Emun Elliott join Scottish-set thriller 'Marionette' (exclusive)

Elbert van Strien project stars Thekla Reuten. Peter Mullan, Emun Elliott, Rebecca Front (The Thick Of It) and veteran character actor Bill Paterson (The Man Who Invented Christmas) have joined Dutch ...

Amazon Prime Video schedule: Here’s what is coming and leaving in October 2018

Amazon Prime Video has confirmed that several of its original series will be debuting new episodes on the streaming service in August, including the third season of “The Man In The High Castle” and ...

Passing the remote: what I've learned in 14 years as the Guardian's TV reviewer

He loved The Thick of It, hated The Apprentice, and blew hot and cold about Robin Hood. But what’s the biggest takeaway from thousands of hours spent watching telly? “I could be wrong – and being new ...

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