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Noel Gallagher: Steve Coogan Recorded Alan Partridge Answering Machine

Noel Gallagher has revealed Steve Coogan recorded him an Alan Partridge answering machine message.The former Oasis rocker will be joined by the High Flying Birds when he plays a Sunday Sessions festival show on May...

David Mitchell Enjoys Freedom To Improvise On Steve Coogan Comedy

David Mitchell has enjoyed the freedom to improvise with Steve Coogan on set for their new movie.The two British stars are set to appear together in an as-yet-unnamed comedy satire focused on a retail tycoon...

Jon S. Baird Wanted Film Script To Be 'Perfect'

Jon S.Baird wanted to make sure the 'Stan & Ollie' script was ''perfect'' before shooting the movie.The director's latest comedy drama - which stars Steve Coogan as Stan and John C. Reilly as Ollie -...

Jon S. Baird Has Close Friendship With Martin Scorsese

Jon S. Baird has revealed Martin Scorsese took him under his ''wing'' after they first met and he told the legendary director that his movie 'King of Comedy' had inspired him to become a filmmaker.The...

James Blunt To Star Alongside Stephen Fry In First Film Role

James Blunt is set to star in his first ever movie role. The 44-year-old singer has bagged his first film role, alongside comedians David Mitchell, Steve Coogan and Stephen Fry, in 'Greed', which is an...

Steve Coogan And John C. Reilly's Co-dependence

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly were ''co-dependent'' while shooting 'Stan and Ollie'.The two actors portray comedy legends Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy in the new movie and they quickly developed a close bond from...

Ollie Locke Cracks Hollywood

Ollie Locke has ''cracked Hollywood''.The 'Made in Chelsea' star has landed a role in director Michael Winterbottom's new film 'Greed' alongside Isla Fisher, Steve Coogan and Shanina Shaik and has been busy filming the movie...

Steve Coogan Says Laurel And Hardy Were Like A Married Couple

Steve Coogan claims that Laurel and Hardy were like a married couple.The 'Stan and Ollie' actor - who is playing Stan Laurel in the biographical film about the iconic comedy duo - revealed that the...

Isla Fisher Cast Alongside Steve Coogan In Greed

Isla Fisher has reportedly been cast alongside Steve Coogan and David Mitchell in 'Greed'.The 42-year-old actress will begin filming the Michael Winterbottom-directed movie with the comedic duo in Europe later this year.In the upcoming film,...

Lenny Abrahamson Named Head Of London Film Festival Jury

'Room' director Lenny Abrahamson has been named the jury president of this year's BFI London Film Festival.The world-famous festival is set to begin on October 10, and Abrahamson has been officially announced as the head...

Richard Gere Never Had A Career Plan

Richard Gere never knew where he wanted his career to go.The 68-year-old Hollywood actor has starred in a number of varied movies, from 'American Gigolo' to 'Pretty Woman' - and was even in the musical...

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...

Liam Gallagher Ended Up In Bed With Steve Coogan

Liam Gallagher once spent the night in bed with Steve Coogan after too many pints of Guinness. The 44-year-old rocker and the 51-year-old actor got drunk at a wedding in the 90s where Liam was...

Richard Gere To Work With Director Oren Moverman Again In The Future

Richard Gere plans to work with filmmaker Oren Moverman in five other projects in the future.The veteran actor, known for his role in the musical adaptation 'Chicago', is currently starring in 'The Dinner' - a...

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...

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...

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