Armando Iannucci's new series Avenue 5 lands a series order from HBO

  • Despite abandoning his show Veep after 4 seasons (OP note: WHY???) it seems like there's no bad blood between writer Armando Iannucci and HBO

  • They ordered a first season of his space comedy Avenue 5

  • Show is set 50 years in the future and is set onboard a space ship and stars Hugh Laurie, Suzy Nakamura and Zach Woods (who all appeared on Veep) as well as Josh Gad, Nikki Amuka, Rebecca Front, and Lenora Crichlow

  • The show will be filmed in London

  • Will Smith is an executive producer