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‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci: U.K. Government Has “Weaponized” the Word Woke and “Doesn’t Listen to Us”

The conservative U.K. government has “weaponized” the word “woke,” Veep creator Armando Iannucci told the Edinburgh TV Festival on Wednesday. Events like the festival’s prestigious MacTaggart Lecture, which tend to focus on big issues that deserve attention, make “what we make better,” the writer and producer known for The Thick of It and The Death […]

‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci Compares Trump COVID-19 Diagnosis to ‘Death of Stalin,’ ‘Chernobyl’

The writer-director also shares that Trump's behavior reminds him of a Watchmen character.

Armando Iannucci Criticizes IFC Films for Bringing ‘Death of Stalin’ to Cinemas Amid Pandemic

Armando Iannucci says he doesn't approve of IFC Films bringing 'Death of Stalin' to U.S. cinemas amid the COVID-19 pandemic, saying the date of May 29 is "simply too early."

Armando Iannucci Reuniting With ‘Death of Stalin’ Producer on Comedy ‘Sumo’

'Veep' creator Armando Iannucci is reuniting with his 'Death of Stalin' producer Yann Zenou on 'Sumo,' a feel-good comedy set in the world of sumo wrestling.

Dev Patel Recounts Life Experiences in ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Trailer

Dev Patel recounts his exciting life in an attempt to become a successful writer in the latest trailer for Searchlight Pictures' 'The Personal History of David Copperfield.' The Armando Iannucci film, based on Charles Dickens' novel, is set to hit theaters on May 8 after premiering at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival.

Armando Iannucci on HBO’s ‘Avenue 5’ and How the Space Comedy Compares to ‘Veep’

Almost five years after creating smash hit 'Veep,' Armando Iannucci is back with another HBO comedy, this time set in space.

‘Avenue 5’ Star Josh Gad on “Starting Where ‘Titanic’ Ends” With HBO’s Space Comedy

In new comedy series 'Avenue 5,' Josh Gad plays the entitled young billionaire owner of a luxury space cruise ship.

‘Avenue 5’: TV Review

Armando Iannucci returns to HBO with 'Avenue 5,' a Hugh Laurie-fronted futuristic comedy about a disaster in space.

Armando Iannucci’s ‘David Copperfield’ Leads 2019 British Independent Film Awards Nominations

Armando Iannucci's adaptation of Charles Dickens' 'The Personal History of David Copperfield' leads the pack of nominees for this year's British Independent Film Awards.

‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci’s ‘David Copperfield’ Raises Curtain on London Film Festival

Armando Iannucci, Dev Patel and Hugh Laurie helped open the 2019 BFI London Film Festival with 'The Personal History of David Copperfield.'

Why Tom Hanks Sent ‘Veep’ Creator Armando Iannucci a Personal Letter

'The Personal History of David Copperfield' director opens up about the HBO comedy's final episode, what Hanks wrote in his "nice" but "badly typed" note and why he hates the term "color-blind."

‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’: Film Review | TIFF 2019

THR review: Armando Iannucci moves from political satire to Charles Dickens' beloved tale of a writer's origins, 'The Personal History of David Copperfield.'