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Alan Partridge Is Returning To The Bbc, Confirms Steve Coogan

Steve Coogan’s eternally popular comedy creation Alan Partridge is to return to the BBC for a new series next year, the comedian confirmed this week.The new series will apparently see the spectacularly puffed-up and incompetent...

Julian Barratt Turns Detective In His New Dark Comedy 'Mindhorn'

There's something irresistably engaging about cops and comedy, and Julian Barratt has taken that aesthetic to the Isle of Man with his new film 'Mindhorn'. Coming this Spring, it sees a struggling ex-TV star who...

Friends And Co-stars Pay Tribute To Caroline Aherne

Tributes have poured in for Caroline Aherne, who sadly passed away yesterday at the age of 52, after a long battle with cancer. A TV fixture throughout the nineties, Aherne will be best remembered for...

Steve Coogan Hit With Driving Ban After Speeding

British actor and comedian Steve Coogan has been banned from driving for a month after he was caught speeding in Brighton in October last year.The 50 year old actor, behind comic creations such as Alan...

Steven Coogan And Rob Brydon Set For Third Series Of 'The Trip'

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon will be taking to the road again for a third series of ‘The Trip’. This time the pair will sample the cuisine of Spain, taking in Cantabria, the Basque region,...

Steve Coogan And John C. Reilly To Star In Laurel And Hardy Biopic

British actor Steve Coogan has been cast alongside John C. Reilly in a new biopic about legendary comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. Coogan will play Stan Laurel, with Reilly taking the role of his partner...

Steve Coogan Forced To Spend Night In Car Having Become Trapped By Landslide During Storm Desmond

The devastating fallout in northern Britain from Storm Desmond over the weekend has even affected the celebrity world, as comedian Steve Coogan mentioned that he had been caught in a landslide while travelling and forced...

A-ha! Alan Partridge To Co-host 'Tfi Friday' Christmas Special With Chris Evans

Alan Partridge is set to bring his unique presenting style to a special Christmas edition of revived Channel 4 show ‘TFI Friday’. Steve Coogan's comedy creation will join host Chris Evans on December 18th, for...

Steve Coogan: 'I Lost My Memory At 11'

The 49-year-old actor has penned an autobiography called Easily Distracted, which hits stores on October 8 (15). It focuses on his childhood and the period before he became famous, meaning he spent...

Steve Coogan Opens Up About Drug Addiction In Autobiography 'Easily Distracted'

Comedian Steve Coogan has opened up about his dark past with drugs in new autobiography Easily Distracted. In an extract from the book published by The Guardian, Coogan reveals how he became hooked on cocaine...

Steve Coogan Feared Death After Cocaine

Steve Coogan thought he was going to die after taking cocaine.The 'Alan Partridge' actor has opened up about his past dalliances with the illegal substance and admits to having such an extreme panic attack he...

Chris Eubank Takes On Alan Partridge's 'Youth Hostelling' Idea In Spoof Trailer

Nearly two decades after Alan Partridge first pitched the idea for a show titled ‘Youth Hostelling With Chirs Eubank’, the former boxing champ has got in on the joke and released a spoof trailer for...

Steve Coogan's 'Happyish' Cancelled By Showtime

Steve Coogan’s latest prime-time comedy series ‘Happyish’ has been cancelled by its American TV network. The series, which Coogan was called in to front after the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman in 2014, has been...

Steve Coogan's Tv Series Cancelled After One Season

The Philomena star was drafted into the lead role in the offbeat comedy to replace Philip Seymour Hoffman following the actor's death in February, 2014. The series, about a depressed middle-aged man,...

‘Minions’ Conquers Box Office, Raking In $115.2 Million On Opening Weekend

Minions, the spin-off from the hugely popular Despicable Me films, has surpassed the earnings from the opening weekend of Despicable Me ($56.4 million) but hasn’t quite managed to beat the $142.1 million its sequel made...

Mcdonald’S: Minions Happy Meal Toys Are Not Swearing At Children

McDonald’s is adamant those Minions Happy Meal toys aren’t really swearing at children. Controversy arose this week when parents shared videos of their children’s Happy Meal toys seemingly saying ‘what the f**k. Some of the...

Steve Coogan To Publish Second Alan Partridge Book

The actor's most famous character, last seen onscreen in 2013 movie Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, is set to release a follow-up to 2011 book I, Partridge: We Need To Talk About Alan in...

Calls For Alan Partridge To Replace Jeremy Clarkson As 'Top Gear' Host Attract Support

The ongoing saga over Jeremy Clarkson’s suspension from ‘Top Gear’ has taken a turn for the amusing, after an online petition emerged calling for the appointment of the comedy character Alan Partridge as a replacement...

Owen Wilson Felt Comfortable With Funny Co-stars On 'Night At The Museum 3'

It's probably true when it comes to most family comedies that being involved is less stressful than a more serious drama, but Owen Wilson feels that doesn't ring more true than on the set of...

Ben Stiller Gives Owen Wilson Cold Shoulder On Set

Owen Wilson says Ben Stiller behaves coldly towards him if he thinks he's coasting on set.The two comic actors have worked together on numerous occasions and appear on screen with one another again in 'Night...

Steve Coogan Can Shine As Philip Seymour Hoffman's Replacement In 'Happyish'

British actor and comedian Steve Coogan has replaced the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in the upcoming dramedy pilot Happyish. The untimely death of Hoffman earlier this year left a gaping hole in the movie industry,...

'Northern Soul' To Rewrite "Embarrassing" Representation Of The Scene [Trailer]

Northern Soul, Elaine Constantine's new British film about the dance culture that swept across the north of England in the 1970s, will be released on October 17. It features an intriguing and talented cast including...

Robin Williams And Ben Stiller Re-unite For More Magical Mayhem In 'Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb' [Trailer + Pictures]

Another treat is in store for movie fans this Christmas as the family favourite Night At The Museum returns for a third and final instalment. Entitled Secret of the Tomb, it follows on from 2009's...

Russell Brand, Simon Pegg And Steve Coogan Join Cancer Drive

Russell Brand, Simon Pegg and Steve Coogan are the latest British celebrities to back a social media campaign to raise money for a cancer charity.The stars have thrown their support behind the #ThumbsUpForStephen social media...

After Bafta Win, Steve Coogan Teases New Alan Partridge Projects

There might still be life in Alan Partridge's media career yet, after creator Steve Coogan told journalists at the BAFTA's that he plans to "do something else" with his most famous character.Jeff Pope [L] and...

A Week In Movies: 12 Years Rules London, Stars Mourn Hoffman, New Films From Russia, Macfarlane And Gyllenhaal

Awards season finally hit London on Sunday night as Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave collected three top awards at the London Critics' Circle Film Awards: Film of the Year, best actor Chiwetel Ejiofor and...

Bfi Investment In British Film Reaches The Billions

BFI figures have shown the UK film industry is celebrating a record breaking year for investment with imput reaching over £1 billion. The investment in British film production from overseas sources has risen by 14%...

Steve Coogan & Rob Brydon Bring Their 'Trip To Italy' To Sundance

2010's The Trip was a surprise success when it was released to a limited audience and an immense amount of critical praise. It's success was such a surprise because, to put it bluntly, not a...

What Every Fan Of 'The Trip' Wanted To Hear: "It's Sort Of The Same As The First"

Plenty of shows try to push the envelope with their second season; developing new and crazy ideas in a bid to keep the fans hooked to the fresh new take. Not Steve Coogan and Rob...

Rebel Wilson Set For Night At The Museum 3

Rebel Wilson has joined the cast of 'Night at the Museum 3'.The 'Bachelorette' actress is set to star alongside Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Steve Coogan and Ricky Gervais in the family-friendly comedy sequel.The...

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