Deadline reports that HBO has added Veep to its ever-growing list of possible new original series, this one a comedy about a former female senator who becomes the first female Vice President. Then she has sex with a string of emotionally immature commitment-phobes. No, just kidding; it actually sounds very smart. Veep comes from British comedian Armando Iannuci, whose popular series The Thick Of It is the BAFTA-winning political satire of the British government that spawned the brilliant In The Loop (which Iannuci co-wrote), and he’s expected to bring that same acerbic sensibility to this show, which will explore.
HBO has given the green light to the D.C.-based comedy Veep starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Deadline reports. Louis-Dreyfus plays a former senator who becomes vice president and quickly learns that the new gig is... Read More > Other ... Read Post
"Seinfeld" alum Julia Louis-Dreyfus is getting into politics. The Emmy-winning actress will star as the vice president of the United States in HBO's upcoming comedy series "Veep." According to Deadline, Louis-Dreyfus will play Selin... Read Post
Three weeks after news that Julia Louis-Dreyfus was in talks to return to TV with an HBO pilot, the network confirms she’s set to star in Veep. HBO describes it as, “a comedy set very near the White House. Former Senator Selina Meye... Read Post