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‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Clip: Let’s Go Fly a Kite

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown a mountain-sized wrench into everyone’s year, revealing huge systemic problems and causing comparably insignificant annoyances along the way. Falling squarely in that latter category: several movies we really want to see still haven’t been released in the United States yet. Armando Iannucci‘s The Personal History of David Copperfield debuted at last year’s Toronto International Film Festival and received spectacular reviews (including from /Film’s Chris Evang...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Drama, United States, United Kingdom, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Fox Searchlight, Dev Patel, Stalin, Hugh-Laurie, Victorian England, Video Clips, Dickens, David Copperfield, Simon Blackwell


The Personal History of David Copperfield Clip Features Dev Patel & Hugh Laurie

The Personal History of David Copperfield clip features Dev Patel & Hugh Laurie Searchlight Pictures has released a new clip from director Armando Iannucci’s upcoming comedy-drama film The Personal History of David Copperfield, featuring Dev Patel’s David Copperfield as he helps Hugh Laurie’s Mr. Dick have a remarkable day. Originally scheduled for May 8, 2020 release, the film’s U.S. theatrical released has now been pushed back to August 28, 2020. Check out the video in the player below! RE...
Tags: Video, Movies, David, Netflix, United States, United Kingdom, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Peter Capaldi, Amy Adams, Dev Patel, Dick, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, David Copperfield, Simon Blackwell


‘Avenue 5’ Cast and Creator Breakdown Research Behind the HBO Show in Variety’s Streaming Room

Set 40 years into the future, series creator Armando Iannucci takes viewers into his reimagined world on the maiden voyage of “Avenue 5.” Although it will take another four decades before anyone can praise Iannucci on his predictions, the hilarious HBO comedy leaves fans wondering if flashy tracksuits, inadequate personnel and cheap billion dollar ships […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Armando Iannucci, Hugh Laurie, HBO Show, Iannucci, Avenue 5, Variety Streaming Room


HBO Max vs. HBO Go vs. HBO Now: The key differences explained

  HBO and WarnerMedia just launched a new streaming service — HBO Max. HBO already operates two major streaming services, HBO Go and HBO Now. So, what's the difference between the three different streaming services? A surprising amount of stuff — let's dig in! See more: The best streaming services you can sign up for online First, the bad news: "Friends" has left Netflix, and it's not coming back any time soon. Turns out there's a good reason for that — it has a new home with HBO's new strea...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Downton Abbey, Ansel Elgort, Robert Downey Jr, Time Warner, Stephen King, Trends, Cnn, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Anna Kendrick, Tokyo, Armando Iannucci, Julian Fellowes, Warner Bros


HBO Max vs. HBO Go vs. HBO Now: What are the key differences?

  HBO and WarnerMedia just launched a new streaming service — HBO Max. HBO already operates two major streaming services, HBO Go and HBO Now. So, what's the difference between the three different streaming services? A surprising amount of stuff — let's dig in! See more: The best streaming services you can sign up for online First, the bad news: "Friends" has left Netflix, and it's not coming back any time soon. Turns out there's a good reason for that — it has a new home with HBO's new strea...
Tags: Hbo, New York, Downton Abbey, Ansel Elgort, Robert Downey Jr, Time Warner, Stephen King, Trends, Cnn, Netflix, Nicole Kidman, Anna Kendrick, Tokyo, Armando Iannucci, Julian Fellowes, Warner Bros


20 must-see Hulu original TV shows to add to your streaming queue

  Hulu is making waves with its original content like its wildly successful "The Handmaid's Tale." Other standouts include "Little Fires Everywhere" starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, and "High Fidelity" starring Zoe Kravitz. All of Hulu's original programming plus its entire streaming catalog are included at every subscription level. Hulu Basic (with ads) is $5.99 a month, while Hulu Premium (ad-free) is $11.99 a month.   While Netflix was the pioneer of original content and...
Tags: New York, Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Stephen King, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco, Nick Hornby, John F Kennedy, Rob, Seth Rogen, Wu Tang, George Clooney, Margaret Atwood


Hugh Laurie Reveals The Wise Words Dr. House Would Likely Say About Coronavirus

The British actor is "pretty sure" he knows how the TV medic would respond.
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5 Things We Want From Avenue 5 Season 2

HBO’s big draw last night was the Westworld season three premiere—but fans of absurd space comedy also tuned in for the season one finale of Armando Iannucci’s Avenue 5. We already know there’s a season two on the way, so here are five things we’re hoping to see when the show returns.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Science, Armando Iannucci, Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Avenue 5


‘Avenue 5’ Season 2 is Go For Launch From HBO

Armando Iannucci‘s Avenue 5 will continue its journey on HBO for another season. The network just gave the greenlight to Avenue 5 season 2, furthering the misadventures of the problematic space cruise ship. The comedy series stars Hugh Laurie, Zach Woods, Josh Gad, and more, and premiered on HBO last month. More on Avenue 5 season 2 below. Amy Gravitt, Executive Vice President, HBO Programming, has announced that Avenue 5 is continuing with a second season. “We’ve loved every minute of Avenu...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Armando Iannucci, Hugh-Laurie, Rebecca Front, Ryan, David Copperfield, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Ryan Clark, Lenora Crichlow, Karen Kelly, HBO Programming, Matt Spencer, Iannucci


New The Personal History of David Copperfield Trailer Previews Dev Patel’s New Dramedy

New The Personal History of David Copperfield trailer previews Dev Patel’s new dramedy Searchlight Pictures has released a new trailer for director Armando Iannucci’s upcoming comedy-drama film The Personal History of David Copperfield, featuring a new look at Dev Patel’s portrayal of the titular character. Also starring Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie, the film had its world premiere at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival and is scheduled to debut in theaters on May 8. Check out the ...
Tags: Video, Hbo, UK, Movies, David, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Peter Capaldi, Tilda Swinton, Dev Patel, Filmnation Entertainment, Dick, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, Patel, David Copperfield


HBO Renews Avenue 5 for Second Season

HBO renews Avenue 5 for second season After scoring strong reviews from critics and audiences alike, HBO’s sci-fi comedy Avenue 5 has scored a second season order from the premium cable network, according to Deadline. RELATED: New Avenue 5 Promo: Josh Gad Invites You to a Luxury Space Experience Avenue 5 is described as a space tourism comedy set 40 years in the future when the solar system is everyone’s oystery. With Hugh Laurie as the Captain, nothing can go wrong. “We’ve loved every min...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Rebecca, TV News, BAFTA, Armando Iannucci, Will Smith, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, Josh Gad, Ryan Clark, HBO Programming, Josh Gad Frozen, TV Premiere, Iannucci


Avenue 5 Contains All the Absurd Chaos We Hope to Never Encounter in Deep Space

One of sci-fi’s go-to plots is “disaster in the depths of space,” where a catastrophe endangers the mission and, ultimately, human lives. HBO’s new series Avenue 5 takes that well-worn idea and dunks it into a mix of biting wit, cruise-ship cheese, and unlikable characters you somehow can’t get enough of.Read more...
Tags: Space, Hbo, Comedy, Science, Sci Fi, Armando Iannucci, Poop, Cruise Ships, Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Avenue 5


A bit of... hopeful news? Fry and Laurie discuss reunion 'often'

Hugh Laurie says he and Stephen Fry have missed a deadline they set themselves to reunite.
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Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie talk about reunion 'often'

Hugh Laurie says he and Stephen Fry have missed a deadline they set themselves to reunite.
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Review: HBO’s ‘Avenue 5,’ a Tale of a Fateful Trip (in Space)

Armando Iannucci’s new comedy, starring Hugh Laurie as the captain of an interplanetary cruise ship, is a long, long way from “Veep.”
Tags: Hbo, Television, News, Armando Iannucci, Hugh Laurie, Hugh, Laurie, Armando, Home Box Office, Iannucci, Avenue 5 (TV Program


VIDEO: Josh Gad Says Working With Hugh Laurie Was a 'Pain in the Ass'

Josh Gad, who stars in the new HBO series 'Avenue Five,' says Hugh Laurie is just too cool, riding into work on a motorcycle and always composing music on set. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Hbo, Theatre, Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Stage Tube, Avenue Five


‘Avenue 5’: Armando Iannucci on Leaving ‘Insult Heavy Political Dramas’ Behind

In a sketch from “The Armando Iannucci Shows,” a Channel 4 series from the “Veep” creator’s early catalogue, a couple tours a house with an eye to buying it. However, they discover that the property is, in fact, a paper drawing made by a bunch of youths with massive, life-sized crayons. Such commentary on the […]
Tags: News, Features, Armando Iannucci, Veep, Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Avenue 5


HBO’s Avenue 5 Transports Veep Creator Armando Iannucci’s Dark, Profane Humor to Outer Space

In science fiction, the future generally comes in one of two varieties: idealized or dystopian. But what if the world to come turns out to be very much like the present, a mixed bag full to bursting with joy, sorrow, innovation, hubris, funny jokes, toxic marriages, yoga, family obligations, ugly resort wear, the majesty of nature, rampant inequality, much-needed distractions, accidental death? What if the defining attribute of humankind isn’t goodness or evil but incompetence? It’s an argu...
Tags: Hbo, Television, News, Uncategorized, Nasa, Earth, Karen, Silicon Valley, Armando Iannucci, Guy Fieri, Steve Coogan, Alan Partridge, Jared, Stalin, Hugh Laurie, Rebecca Front


‘Avenue 5’ Uses Actual Science to Fuel Its Comedy (and Kills Off Richard Branson for a Gag) [TCA 2020]

Armando Iannucci is back on HBO, but this time, he’s not making another political comedy. The Veep mastermind created the science fiction comedy Avenue 5 . There series follows a deep space passenger flight in the future where something goes wrong and neither the captain (Hugh Laurie) nor the tech mogul (Josh Gad) who funded it are equipped to handle it.  Iannucci revealed some Easter eggs during the panel, including a gag about the fate of Virgin magnate Richard Branson, and the scienc...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, White House, Features, Richard Branson, Armando Iannucci, Mars, Branson, Hugh Laurie, Josh, Laurie, Judd, Josh Gad, Iannucci


HBO’s ‘Avenue 5’ Starring Hugh Laurie: TV Review

“Avenue 5” is technically science-fiction, but as many genres shows have proved, drawing a straight line from our reality to a hyperbolic future like the one of HBO’s new comedy is all too easy. Set 40 years in the future, it takes place on Avenue 5, a spaceship that is essentially a high stakes luxury […]
Tags: Reviews, Hbo, Armando Iannucci, Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad


‘Avenue 5’ Featurette Invites You to Have Some Fun and Let Your Body Turn Into a Lukewarm Pudding

Armando Iannucci, creator of Veep, has a new sure-to-be-hilarious show headed to HBO. Avenue 5 is set 40 years in the future and set on a luxury space cruise ship experiencing technical difficulties. In a new Avenue 5 featurette below, Matthew Spencer, the head of passenger services (played by Zach Woods) walks us through the many futuristic amenities aboard the ship. Avenue 5 Featurette As this video explains, space and luxury go hand in hand. After all, “the first three letters of spa...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Billie, Karen, Armando Iannucci, Mars, Iris, Hugh Laurie, Rebecca Front, Ryan, Matt, Spike, Judd, Josh Gad


Small-Screen Stream: Comfort Food TV to Get You Through the New Year

(Welcome to Small-Screen Stream , a feature where we share the best television shows streaming and where you can watch them.) During this insane time of year, we all find comfort in our favorite things. There’s a whole song about it! I wanted to keep that in mind with first Small-Screen Stream of 2020. This isn’t a “top” list of the year, or even the decade. It’s just a bunch of shows that make my heart warm or offer an escape when it’s needed most. There’s a whole lot of women, plenty of s...
Tags: Television, Movies, Features, Netflix, Parks and Recreation, Kristen Bell, Tom Hiddleston, Neptune, Adam Scott, Hugh Laurie, Rose, Carter, Crain, Veronica, Riverdale, Sabrina


‘Avenue 5’ Trailer: Josh Gad Invites You on a “Luxury” Space Experience

Josh Gad is not the best billionaire salesman, but he does his awkward, creepy best in the latest Avenue 5 trailer, which plays like a very bad advertisement for Gad’s luxury space cruise. In the new space comedy from Veep creator Armando Ianucci, Gad plays Judd Galaxy’s founder, Herman Judd, who uses stock footage and shots of Hugh Laurie to bring us a vision of the future of space travel. Watch the new Avenue 5 trailer below. Avenue 5 Trailer An Ianucci series isn’t complete without y...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Silicon Valley, Hugh Laurie, Rebecca Front, Ken, Llewyn Davis, David Copperfield, Judd, Josh-Gad, Gad, Zach Woods, Lenora Crichlow


HBO Promo Reel Teases Upcoming New Shows For 2020

HBO promo reel teases upcoming new shows for 2020 HBO has released a brand new promo reel for their highly-anticipated shows that are set to premiere in 2020, including a highlight of the upcoming third season premiere of their award-winning sci-fi drama Westworld. Check out the video below! The video also offers us a preview of the network’s new 2020 shows such as the new limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s The Outsider starring Ben Mendelsohn and Jason Bateman; Nicole Kidman and Hug...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, America, Georgia, Nicole Kidman, TV News, John Malkovich, Armando Iannucci, Pope, Westworld, Jason Bateman, Ben Mendelsohn, Mark Ruffalo


New Avenue 5 Promo: Josh Gad Invites You to a Luxury Space Experience

New Avenue 5 Promo: Josh Gad invites you to a luxury space experience HBO has released a new promo teaser for their upcoming space comedy series Avenue 5, featuring Josh Gad’s Herman Judd as he promotes space tourism and invites you to his titular luxury cruise ship. Created by Veep‘s Armando Iannucci, the series will be making its debut on Thursday, January 19, 2020. Also starring Hugh Laurie and Zach Woods, you can check out the video in the player below! RELATED: John Malkovich Leads the C...
Tags: Video, Hbo, TV, Movies, Rebecca, TV News, John Malkovich, BAFTA, Armando Iannucci, Will Smith, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, Josh Gad, Zach Woods, Ryan Clark, Josh Gad Frozen


‘Avenue 5’ Teaser: The Creator of ‘Veep’ Takes Us on a Luxurious Space Cruise with Hugh Laurie and Josh Gad

Veep creator and In the Loop director Armando Ianucci got bored with political satire a little while back, mostly because the real politics of today are far too ludicrous and depressing to effectively make comedy out of them. But that’s not stopping the masterful comedy writer and director from starting a new series. Avenue 5 has Armando Ianucci taking us to space aboard the luxurious space cruise ship of the same name. Hugh Laurie is the captain who seems to love his job, that is until the shi...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Richard Branson, Silicon Valley, Movie Trailers, Donald Trump, Veep, Hugh-Laurie, Rebecca Front, Ken, David Copperfield, Josh-Gad, Gad, Zach Woods


‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Leads 2019 BIFA Nominations

Armando Iannucci’s take on the Charles Dickens classic “David Copperfield” is a strong front-runner in the British Independent Film Awards, scoring 11 nominations. Dev Patel is up for best actor for his starring role in “The Personal History of David Copperfield,” and his co-stars, Tilda Swinton and Hugh Laurie, compete in their respective supporting categories. […]
Tags: News, Charles Dickens, Armando Iannucci, Tilda Swinton, BIFA, Dev Patel, Hugh Laurie, David Copperfield, Wild Rose, The Personal History of David Copperfield