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Avenue 5 is the nihilistic, eerily prescient pandemic binge you didn’t know you needed

Avenue 5 is the nihilistic, eerily prescient pandemic binge you didn’t know you needed

1p>Pitched as Battlestar Galactica but funny, with its sights set firmly on the ultra-rich, HBO’s Avenue 5 has instead proven to be a sagely prescient commentary on our current pandemic state.
‘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
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
Robert Downey Jr. Says He Has Sexually Active Gay Goats: 'It's Perfect'

Robert Downey Jr. Says He Has Sexually Active Gay Goats: 'It's Perfect'

Robert Downey Jr. is building his farm! While making an appearance to promote his film Dolittle on The Graham Norton Show, the 54-year-old actor dished about the never-ending growth of farm animals,
‘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' charts a ballsy voyage to comedy's final frontier

HBO's 'Avenue 5' charts a ballsy voyage to comedy's final frontier

The following is a spoiler-free review of HBO's Avenue 5. HBO's Avenue 5 isn't stellar yet...but dang, if it isn't thiiiiiis close. When Veep creator Armando Iannucci announced he'd be taking on the
‘Avenue 5’ packs in laughs and unevenness in a shaky launch into space

‘Avenue 5’ packs in laughs and unevenness in a shaky launch into space

The creator of 'Veep' brings another comedy that centers on incompetence. The post ‘Avenue 5’ packs in laughs and unevenness in a shaky launch into space appeared first on The Daily Dot.
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,
Not-Elon Musk Welcomes Us to Avenue 5, the Future of Space Travel

Not-Elon Musk Welcomes Us to Avenue 5, the Future of Space Travel

Imagine a world where a billionaire yearned to create the field of space tourism, but hadn’t really figured out the details of how to actually do it. So weird and implausible, right? Read more...
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

Hugh Laurie captains a sinking space cruise ship in teaser for Avenue 5

It's HBO's new comedy series from Veep creator Armando Iannucci.
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