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‘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.”
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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]
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‘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


Hugh Laurie Developing Agatha Christie Project for the BBC (EXCLUSIVE)

Hugh Laurie is working on a small-screen Agatha Christie adaptation, Variety has learned. The star of “The Night Manager” and “House” is developing a script, but which of the Queen of Crime’s books he is adapting is being kept strictly under wraps. The project is through ITV-owned producer Mammoth Screen and is being developed for […]
Tags: News, Global, Bbc, House, Agatha Christie, Hugh Laurie, Mammoth Screen, Endeavor Content, Hugh Laurie Developing Agatha Christie


How George Clooney and Christopher Abbott Battled to Bring ‘Catch-22’ Into the 21st Century

When Christopher Abbott walked into the audition room to read for the lead role in “Catch-22,” George Clooney greeted him wearing a leather helmet. “I took a breath a little bit,” Abbott says. “I wasn’t as nervous. I was like, ‘All right, we can play.’” The icebreaker worked. Abbott landed the role of Capt. John […]
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Disneynature Enlists Natalie Portman for Disney+ Doc Dolphin Reef

Disneynature enlists Natalie Portman for Disney+ doc Dolphin Reef Natalie Portman has been tapped by Disneynature to narrate its next documentary feature Dolphin Reef. The film will follow previous Disneynature shows and follow a single animal, in this case Echo, “a young Pacific bottlenose dolphin who can’t quite decide if it’s time to grow up and take on new responsibilities.” PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh...
Tags: TV, Movies, Film, Documentary, Disney, Canada, Cbs, Penguins, Disneynature, Pacific, Natalie Portman, Lucy, Hugh Laurie, Portman, ComingSoon, John F Donovan


‘Avenue 5’, a Sci-Fi Show From ‘Veep’ Creator Starring Hugh Laurie and Zach Woods, Gets Series Order at HBO

Armando Iannucci, the director of movies like The Death of Stalin and In the Loop and the creator of TV comedies The Thick of It and Veep, is returning to HBO with a new TV show. Iannucci stepped away from being Veep‘s showrunner after season 4 and hasn’t worked in television since, but that’s about to change with Avenue 5, a HBO science fiction series that will star Hugh Laurie (House, Tomorrowland), Zach Woods (Silicon Valley, The Office), and Josh Gad (Frozen, Pixels). Deadline reports tha...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, Sci-fi, Silicon Valley, Armando Iannucci, Stalin, Hugh-Laurie, Matt, Llewyn Davis, Laurie, Gad, Zach Woods, Ryan Clark, Customer Relations, Josh-Gad


Hugh Laurie’s Avenue 5 Receives Series Order at HBO

Hugh Laurie’s Avenue 5 receives series order at HBO The space comedy Avenue 5 has been given a series order at HBO, TVLine has confirmed. The show comes from Armando Iannucci, the creator of HBO’s Veep. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 2...
Tags: Hbo, UK, TV, Movies, Rebecca, TV News, Armando Iannucci, Naomi Watts, Hugh Laurie, Golden Globe, Judd, Josh Gad, Ryan Clark, ComingSoon, Karen Kelly, Iannucci


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 everyone’s oyster. Hugh Laurie stars as Ryan Clark, the captain of the space cruise ship Avenue 5. The series also […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Armando Iannucci, Hugh Laurie, Ryan Clark, Avenue 5


Exclusive Holmes & Watson Clip for the Razzie-Winning Comedy

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Exclusive Holmes & Watson Clip for the Razzie-Winning Comedy Sony Pictures has provided ComingSoon.net with an exclusive clip from the Razzie Award-winning comedy film Holmes & Watson, starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. Check out the clip below, and check out the movie when it hits Digital HD on March 26 and Blu-ray on April 9! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {...
Tags: Movies, Watson, Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, Sony Pictures, Will Ferrell, Hugh Laurie, John C Reilly, Reilly, Holmes, ComingSoon, Movie News, Etan Cohen, Gary Sanchez Productions, Holmes Watson, Ralph Fiennes Ferrell


Zach Woods Jumps Aboard HBO Space Comedy Avenue 5

Zach Woods jumps aboard HBO space comedy Avenue 5 Zach Woods is joining Hugh Laurie in HBO’s Avenue 5, a space comedy from Veep creator Armando Iannucci, according to The Wrap. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([0, 0], [[300, 250]]).addSize([750, 0], []...
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