HBO Orders a Space Comedy Pilot from Armando Iannucci
Veep creator Armando Iannucci has a new show in the works at HBO. According to Deadline, the network has given a pilot order to a show created, written, and executive produced by Iannucci tentatively titled Avenue 5. Not a whole lot of details about the show have been revealed, but the pilot is reportedly set on a spaceship in the future, and the order from HBO also includes backup scripts for the project. The pilot will film in London sometime next year.