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Richard Ayoade Signs a Deal to Write Three Books About Film

UK comedy director/writer/actor Richard Ayoade is about to become a published author. Chortle reports that Ayoade has signed a three-book deal with British publisher Faber and Faber to write a series of books that will make use of his "furious [...]

By Bradford Evans

Watch the Teaser Trailer for Richard Ayoade’s ‘The Double’

Here's the brand new teaser for The Double, a dark comedy written and directed by Richard Ayoade and starring Jesse Eisenberg as a guy struggling with the appearance of his doppelganger. Based on the Fyodor Dostoyevsky novella of the same name, [...]

By Bradford Evans

Watch the Trailer for Richard Ayoade’s New Movie, ‘The Double’

Here's the trailer for The Double, the second movie from director Richard Ayoade, who's best known for his acting work on UK sitcoms The IT Crowd, The Mighty Boos, and Garth Marenghi's Darkplace. Ayoade made his directorial debut with the 2010 [...]

By Bradford Evans

‘The IT Crowd’ Is Coming Back for a Finale, Filming This Month

Beloved British sitcom The IT Crowd is coming back for an extra-long finale episode after ending its run in 2010. Bleeding Cool reports that creator Graham Linehan announced at a Q&A in Germany that the 40-minute special is set to start [...]

By Bradford Evans

Richard Ayoade Explains Becoming a Comedian at Law School

"When I was at university, they had a club that does comedy that I became involved in. I was in a very privileged position in that they got to put on shows because a number of great comedians came from there, like John Cleese and Stephen Fry. I [...]

By Jesse David Fox

Watch the American ‘IT Crowd’s’ Pilot (While It’s Still Up)

Weird, right? This was NBC's failed attempt to remake the British hit sitcom The IT Crowd. This episode of television is particularly relevant because it was written by David Guarascio and Moses Port A.K.A. the new showrunners of Community [...]

By Jesse David Fox

The Toughest Minivan Drive-By You’ll Ever See

The first teaser trailer for Neighborhood Watch (the alien comedy directed by Akiva Schaffer and starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Academy Award nominee Jonah Hill, and Richard Ayoade) is here, and it is not pleased that you've been TP-ing [...]

By Hallie Cantor

Movie Review: Submarine Surfaces

Whereas Anderson’s hyper-referential films have become dioramas of Pantone-perfect dream homes, Ayoade’s stylized aesthetic feels more lived-in, and recognizably human.

By Logan Hill