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Stars Raise Megabucks For Stand Up To Cancer

The show, hosted by Davina MCCall, comedian Alan Carr and Australian funnyman Adam Hills, managed to raise a huge £15.7 million ($18.3 million) on Friday (21Oct16), and had help from a variety of...

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...

Tyler, The Creator Joins Animated Adult Comedy

The hip-hop star has been cast as the voice of foul-mouthed, disabled cat Oscar in The Adventures of Drunky, which follows Sam Rockwell as the titular character, a "hapless barfly" who has to...

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...

Steve Coogan Given 28-Day Driving Ban After Speeding

The 50-year-old British comedian was found to be travelling at 54 miles (87 kilometres) per hour in a 30 miles (48 kilometres) per hour zone in his Mazda MX-5 in the English seaside town of...

James Bay Clears Up Lily Allen Brits Comments

Lily has publicly criticised organisers behind Wednesday's (24Feb16) ceremony for the lack of black artists nominated for awards at this year's (16) London prizegiving, after agreeing with comments made in an op-ed piece...

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,...

Paul Rudd And Steve Coogan Go Gay For New Comedy

The Our Idiot Brother co-stars will reteam for the Andrew Fleming movie, about a troubled pair whose lives are uprooted when Coogan's character learns he has a grandson and reluctantly takes him in....

Steve Coogan And John C. Reilly To Portray Laurel And Hardy In New Movie

Coogan will portray Laurel, while Chicago star Reilly will take on Hardy in Stan & Ollie, a film which will chronicle the duo's 1953 British tour. The movie will be directed by...

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...

Steve Coogan Trapped In Car During U.k. Floods

The Philomena star fell victim to the floods, which have devastated northern regions of the U.K. over the past few days, during a trip to Cumbria, England. The region suffered heavy flooding...

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...

The Honourable Woman Wins British Arts Award

The series was handed the honour at the annual prizegiving, which recognises the best of British films, TV, music, literature and dance, while funnymen Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon won the TV Comedy...

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...

Madonna Wants More Older Artists On The Radio

The singer's latest songs were rumoured to have been shunned by leading U.K. station BBC Radio 1, which is aimed at listeners aged between 15 and 29, but bosses at the corporation later...

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,...

Steve Coogan To Replace Philip Seymour Hoffman In Comedy Series

Actor Steve Coogan has replaced the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in comedy series Happyish.The Capote star was slated to make his Tv series debut in the show after it was picked up by bosses at...

Stars Celebrate Michael Caine's Career

Stars including Sir Roger Moore, Simon Pegg and Steve Coogan headed to London's Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday (01Oct14) to honour Sir Michael Caine's career.British comedians Coogan and Rob Brydon opened the show with a...

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