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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

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

Rick Moranis Joins Josh Gad in HONEY, I SHRUNK THE KIDS Reboot

According to Deadline, original Honey, I Shrunk the Kids starRick Moraniswill join previously announcedJosh Gadin an upcoming reboot of Walt Disney Pictures' 1989 movie. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Josh Gad, Rick Moranis, TV News Desk

Rick Moranis Returning for ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ Sequel Starring Josh Gad

In what has the potential to be the most exciting news of the week, the mostly retired Rick Moranis has been confirmed to reprise his role as inventor Wayne Szalinski in Shrunk, the forthcoming legacy sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Deadline has confirmed news of Rick Moranis returning for Honey, I Shrunk the Kids sequel Shrunk, which we exclusively revealed was in the works back in May of last year. The DisInsider was actually the first to have the scoop on this exciting casting develop...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Diane, Joe Johnson, Josh-Gad, Rick Moranis, Moranis, Marcia Strassman, Disney/Pixar, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Todd Rosenberg

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

The Morning Watch: 2020 Oscars Video Highlights: The Best Speeches, Musical Performances & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, since the 92nd Academy Awards aired last night, we’re running through some 2020 Oscars video highlights. The show may not have had a host, but it had some major moments in between the little golden men being...
Tags: Elsa, Hollywood, Movies, Cats, Awards, Broadway, Eminem, Steve Martin, Brad Pitt, Quentin Tarantino, Idina Menzel, Renée Zellweger, Academy Awards, Chris Rock, Will Ferrell, Joaquin Phoenix

VIDEO: Josh Gad Shares His Reading Tradition With TODAY SHOW

Josh Gad from the movie aoeFrozena shares his love of reading. See Gad's Olaf, Elsa, Kristoff, Sven and Anna impersonations on 'Open Book' with TODAY's Jenna Bush Hager. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Anna, Josh Gad, Gad, Jenna Bush Hager, Stage Tube, Olaf Elsa Kristoff Sven

VIDEO: Listen to 'Unmeltable Me,' an Unreleased Song From FROZEN 2

An unreleased song, called 'Unmeltable Me' has surfaced from Frozen 2, featuring Josh Gad as the snowman Olaf [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Josh Gad, Stage Tube

Exclusive: Watch Olaf sing 'Unmeltable Me', the hilariously hot song cut from 'Frozen 2'

Josh Gad's Olaf singing "Unmeltable Me" never made it into "Frozen 2." But now you can exclusively see how the zany song would have played out.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Usa Today, Olaf, Josh Gad

VIDEO: Josh Gad Talks FROZEN, Broadway, and His Career on TODAY's Sunday SItdown

Josh Gad appeared on TODAY's Sunday Sitdown this week, to talk about his career, Broadway, and Frozen. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Broadway, Josh Gad, Stage Tube

FROZEN 2 and Josh Gad Take Home 2020 Annie Awards; Full List!

Frozen 2 has taken home two Annie Awards Josh Gad won the award for Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production for his role of lovable snowman Olaf. The film also won the award for Animated Effects in an Animated Feature Production. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Josh Gad, BWW News Desk

‘Klaus,’ ‘I Lost My Body’ Top 47th Annie Awards as Netflix Dominates

Netflix dominated the 47th Annie Awards on Saturday, Jan. 25, picking up 19 trophies, including the top prizes of best feature (“Klaus”), best feature-independent (“I Lost My Body”), best TV/media production for preschool children (“Ask the Storybots”) and best general audience TV/media production (“BoJack Horseman”). Disney TV Animation’s “Disney Mickey Mouse” won best TV/media production […]
Tags: News, Disney, Awards, Netflix, Klaus, Josh Gad, Henry Selick, Annie Awards, Disney Mickey Mouse, I Lost My Body, BoJack Horseman Disney TV Animation

‘Frozen 2’ Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital in February, Includes a Deleted Song from Olaf

Frozen 2 was one of Disney’s biggest hits last year, becoming the highest grossing animated film of all time. And next month, the animated musical sequel is coming home on digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD, just before winter starts wrapping up. The Frozen 2 Blu-ray, DVD and digital release will include a slew of deleted scenes, Easter eggs, outtakes, and a sing-along version of the movie for your kids to drive you crazy with. Plus, there’s even a deleted musical sequence sung by Olaf that...
Tags: Elsa, Frozen, Movies, Disney, Digital, Animation, Sequels, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Anna, Weezer, Brendon Urie, Chris Buck, Robert Lopez, Olaf, Sven, Josh Gad

Josh Gad Spoiled ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ for Himself By Visiting the Set

Josh Gad, the star of Frozen, Pixels and Murder on the Orient Express, has famously been bugging Star Wars franchise star Daisy Ridley to reveal the secrets of the new trilogy before the movies were released. His most recent attempt even involved bringing in some of Disney’s most valuable players in an attempt to learn everything he could before the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. But it turns out, the biggest secret of the movie was already spoiled for Josh Gad when he visited the...
Tags: Hbo, London, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Sequels, Conan, Lucasfilm, Lol, Daisy Ridley, J J Abrams, Bruce Willis, Rey, Palpatine, Skywalker, Orient Express

Bob’s Burgers creators unveil their new animated series

The creators of Bob’s Burgers have a new animated series featuring musicals coming exclusively to Apple’s new service. Apple’s TV+ service has announced a new exclusive series that will excite fans of Bob’s Burgers. Creators of the award-winning cartoon show, Loren Bouchard and producer Nora Smith, will work on the new animated comedy series. The show will be called Central Park and is a musical with producer Josh Gad joining, famous for his work on Frozen. The series will feature a cas...
Tags: Apple, Music, Musicals, Apple TV, Netflix, Bob, Musical, Bob's Burgers, Hamilton, Central Park New York, Central Park, Daveed Diggs, Josh Gad, Leslie Odom Jr, TV Series, Loren Bouchard

Apple TV+: ‘Defending Jacob’ and ‘Central Park’ Premiere Dates, Early Renewals for ‘Mythic Quest’ and ‘Home Before Dark’ [TCA 2020]

Apple TV+ presented panels to the Television Critics Association for the first time since its launch on November 1. Two of the shows appearing on the panel shows have already been renewed for a second season before they premiere (just like some of the shows that have already debuted on the streamer), and Apple announced premiere dates for them and a couple other upcoming original series. Chris Evans, Josh Gad, Kristen Bell, Daveed Diggs, Rob McElhenney, and more star in the upcoming Apple TV+ s...
Tags: Apple, Florida, Comedy, New York, Television, Movies, Drama, Brooklyn, Animation, Evans, Philadelphia, Bob, Burgers, Stanley Tucci, Chris-Evans, Central Park

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

VIDEO: Josh Gad Discusses New HBO Series AVENUE 5 on TODAY SHOW!

Actor Josh Gad joins the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss his new HBO science-fiction comedy series, aoeAvenue 5.a He also shares his daughters' reaction to the fate of his character, Olaf, in aoeFrozen 2.a [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Hbo, Theatre, Olaf, Josh Gad, Stage Tube

‘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

Josh Gad on How His ‘Avenue 5’ Character Is Inspired by Elizabeth Holmes

Armando Iannucci’s new HBO comedy “Avenue 5” is setting out to depict what the world will look like in 40 years with the “evolution or deevolution, as it were, of entpreneurs,” series star Josh Gad said at the Television Critics Assn. press tour panel for the show on Wednesday. Gad’s character, Herman Judd, is one […]
Tags: Hbo, News, Armando Iannucci, Elizabeth Holmes, Tca, Josh Gad, Gad, Television Critics Assn, Avenue 5, Herman Judd

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

VIDEO: Watch an Interview With Josh Gad & the Cast of AVENUE FIVE

Go behind the scenes with Armando Iannucci and members of the cast as they share what viewers can expect from Season 1. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Armando Iannucci, Josh Gad, Stage Tube

Josh Gad And Star Wars Fans Are Calling For A Babu Frik Spinoff

If fans have their way, the Babu Frik Saga is just beginning.
Tags: Religion, Josh Gad, Babu Frik Spinoff, Babu Frik Saga

This Week In Trailers: Buffaloed, Toxic Beauty, The Rise of the Synths, A Rough Draft, Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week we collect a debt, poison ourselves with makeup, go on a Russian mind trip, and drill down into the sounds that have been everywhere...
Tags: Movies, America, This Week In Trailers, Tencent, Buffalo, Movie Trailers, North America, John Carpenter, Merica, Johnson Johnson, Josh Gad, Japan Taiwan, John Mulaney, Phyllis Ellis, Little America, Movie Marketing

‘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

VIDEO: Watch Josh Gad in a Promo for AVENUE 5 on HBO!

Learn more about how Avenue 5 came to be and what the luxury cruise ship has to offer from Judd Galaxy's founder, Herman Judd Josh Gad. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Hbo, Theatre, Josh Gad, Stage Tube, Judd Galaxy, Herman Judd Josh Gad