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‘Avenue 5’ Creator Armando Iannucci Gives an Exciting Update on Season 2

‘Avenue 5’ Creator Armando Iannucci Gives an Exciting Update on Season 2

It hasn't been too long since Season 1 of Armando Iannucci's new comedy, Avenue 5, wrapped. The series, which stars Hugh Laurie, Josh Gad, Lenora Crichlow, and Suzy Nakamura, spent its first season
5 Things We Want From Avenue 5 Season 2

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
5 Things We Want From Avenue 5 Season 2

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
‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci Teams With ‘Intouchables’ Producer Yann Zenou on Comedy ‘Sumo’

‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci Teams With ‘Intouchables’ Producer Yann Zenou on Comedy ‘Sumo’

“Veep” creator Armando Iannucci has teamed with “Intouchables” and “Death of Stalin” producer Yann Zenou on a coming-of-age theatrical feature comedy set in the world of amateur sumo wrestling. Rocket
How ‘Avenue 5’ Set Designer Used 3D Tech to Create Spaceship Locales

How ‘Avenue 5’ Set Designer Used 3D Tech to Create Spaceship Locales

Simon Bowles designed the massive set of the Judd spaceship on HBO’s “Avenue 5” with one central thought in mind: It doesn’t matter how beautiful an environment is when you realize you might be
New ‘Personal History of David Copperfield’ Trailer Sees Dev Patel Go Dickensian

New ‘Personal History of David Copperfield’ Trailer Sees Dev Patel Go Dickensian

What a day to be Dev Patel. Just a few hours after we got a glimpse of the actor going gritty and possibly fighting a giant with a longsword in the first trailer for The Green Knight, Searchlight
Avenue 5 Contains All the Absurd Chaos We Hope to Never Encounter in Deep Space

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

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
‘Avenue 5’ Stars Josh Gad & Suzy Nakamura on What Makes This Show So Fun & Unpredictable

‘Avenue 5’ Stars Josh Gad & Suzy Nakamura on What Makes This Show So Fun & Unpredictable

Created by Armando Iannucci (Veep, The Thick of It), the HBO comedy series Avenue 5 is set 40 years in the future, at a time when space tourism is no longer the stuff of sci-fi fantasy, and for
Armando Iannucci Gets Lost in Space in “Avenue 5”

Armando Iannucci Gets Lost in Space in “Avenue 5”

Troy Patterson reviews “Avenue 5,” a science-fiction comedy from Armando Iannucci, now airing on HBO.
‘Avenue 5’s Armando Iannucci & Nikki Amuka-Bird on How to Make a Catastrophe in Space Funny

‘Avenue 5’s Armando Iannucci & Nikki Amuka-Bird on How to Make a Catastrophe in Space Funny

Created by Armando Iannucci (Veep, The Thick of It), the HBO comedy series Avenue 5 is set 40 years in the future, at a time when space tourism is no longer the stuff of sci-fi fantasy, and for

HBO’s ‘Avenue 5’ asks what happens if tech bros conquer space

If you thought that HBO was done mocking technology companies now that Silicon Valley is done, think again. Avenue 5 is the channel's new sitcom, and one that asks the question: "What if tech bros
Avenue 5's cast and creator reveal how they spun sci-fi comedy from a ‘sense of doom’

Avenue 5's cast and creator reveal how they spun sci-fi comedy from a ‘sense of doom’

1p>Avenue 5 is a sci-fi comedy series about what happens when the crew and passengers of a cruise ship in space have to deal with the fallout from a malfunction that could leave them stranded for
HBO's Avenue 5 is a galactic good time, but can't quite hit cosmic comedic heights of Veep, say critics

HBO's Avenue 5 is a galactic good time, but can't quite hit cosmic comedic heights of Veep, say critics

1p>Avenue 5 (debuting Sunday, Jan. 19) is a chance for HBO to go where many people have gone before: the untamed wilds of outer space. Instead of a cosmic drama-thriller in the vein of Star Trek,
Armando Iannucci: ‘I personally am not a sweary, angry man’

Armando Iannucci: ‘I personally am not a sweary, angry man’

He’s famous for the expletive-packed political satire The Thick of It, but now the comedy guru is tackling DickensArmando Iannucci is not someone you’d describe as having a commanding presence. He
Houston, we have a new trailer and January premiere date for HBO space comedy 'Avenue 5'

Houston, we have a new trailer and January premiere date for HBO space comedy 'Avenue 5'

1p>The vast ocean of space is just as tempestuous as the watery seas on Earth in the official trailer for HBO's upcoming sci-fi comedy series, Avenue 5. Offering up new footage that builds on the
‘Avenue 5’ Release Date & Time Announced in Even Funnier New Trailer

‘Avenue 5’ Release Date & Time Announced in Even Funnier New Trailer

From the looks of the newest trailer for HBO's Avenue 5, it feels like HBO might have another must-see comedy hit on their hands. The series will arrive on HBO in 2020 and comes from Veep creator
Syrian war documentary For Sama triumphs at British independent film awards

Syrian war documentary For Sama triumphs at British independent film awards

The chronicle of an activist who filmed the destruction in Aleppo wins prizes for best film, documentary, director and editingFor Sama, the acclaimed documentary about life under siege in the Syrian
‘David Copperfield,’ ‘For Sama,’ Renee Zellweger Win at British Independent Film Awards

‘David Copperfield,’ ‘For Sama,’ Renee Zellweger Win at British Independent Film Awards

“The Personal History of David Copperfield” won five awards Sunday at the British Independent Film Awards while Renee Zellweger walked away with the best actress prize for her star turn as Judy
The Space Cruise Comedy From the Creator of Veep May Become Our New Obsession

The Space Cruise Comedy From the Creator of Veep May Become Our New Obsession

Next year, HBO will debut a new comedy about a space cruise, captained by Hugh Laurie, where everything goes wrong. That sentence alone would make most of us watch, but this next one ups the ante even