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Watch Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon in the Trailer for 'The Trip to Italy'

Here's the trailer for Michael Winterbottom's sequel to The Trip called The Trip to Italy, which sees Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon venturing off to the beautiful Italian landscape to try more fancy food and deliver more Michael Caine impressions. The Trip to Italy is currently airing in miniseries form across the pond and premieres in the US on August 15th.

Jack Black Stars In Michael Winterbottom's Bailout

Jack Black joins Bailout, the new comedy from The Trip director Michael Winterbottom, which follows unemployed, debt-ridden Black as he makes a peculiar deal with two strangers to avoid bankruptcy. So we can joke about the recession now, right? Oh, who am I kidding? We'll be joking about the recession until we're living in The Road.

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Confirm Season 2 of 'The Trip' Will Shoot in Italy

A follow-up to the 2010 UK miniseries The Trip, which was edited into a film in the States, is on the way, and Italy will be the location this time around. Word of an Italy-set sequel first came about in 2011, but the Trip stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon confirmed the news today. Coogan tells Empire"We are going to Italy. I went there three weeks ago to meet Rob and Michael to go for dinner and talk about what we were going to do."

Coogan continued, "We're supposed to be retracing the footsteps of the Romantics, of Shelley and Byron and Keats, and I don't [...]

The Trip: a Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins With a Single Scallop

What a pleasure it is watch a movie with virtually no plot at all. Don’t get me wrong; director Michael Winterbottom’s The Trip, shown at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, is packed with emotion and honesty and the gradual unveiling of the characters' rich inner lives. In terms of action, however, the film depicts exactly what would happen if you and an old colleague spent a week traveling Northern England on a restaurant tour: almost nothing.

Edited together from a 2010 miniseries of the same name and combined with new footage to make a feature length film, The Trip follows the fictionalized versions of British comedic actors [...]

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon to Head to Italy for a Sequel to The Trip

When you get sick of insulting your friends in your home country, the next logical step is to head to Italy and insult them there. Hey, it worked for Jersey Shore! Now it's the plan for The Trip. Michael Winterbottom's six-part series/movie featuring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon bickering throughout the north of England turned out to be something of a hit due to it being truly great, and now they're prepping a sequel that'll send the two frenemies to Italy. It'll be another series, one that may or may not be cut into a movie for American audiences like the first one was. Hell, I say [...]