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The Alan Partridge Movie Finally Starts Filming

Filming is finally underway for the long-awaited movie based on Steve Coogan's beloved character Alan Partridge. Chortle reports that production on the UK film, which has a working title of Alan Partridge: The Movie, has just begun and that some roads in England are being closed to shoot a big car chase scene. Writer Armando Iannucci told the press last year that the movie will follow Partridge's battle with a media conglomerate after they take over the digital radio station he works at and rebrand it "Shape." Set to reprise their roles are Felicity Montagu as Partridge's mousey personal assistant Lynn Benfield, Simon Greenall as heavily-accented handyman Michael, [...]

Ten Sitcoms You'd Be Surprised to Learn Have Fan Fiction

I may or may not have a friend, potentially a girl, who’s admitted to me that he or SHE’s read — and quite possibly even written — Gilmore Girls fan fiction. I might have laughed at him or HER at first, until I realized, “Wait, isn’t fan fiction pretty much like writing a spec script?” Then I put on my backwards baseball cap and flannel shirt, went to the nearest diner, and began writing dialogue for the greatest, most pop culture-est conversation between Lorelai and Rory EVER.

Well, some of that story is true, everything up to the hat part, actually. I get why someone would want to write [...]