Breeders: Martin Freeman to star in parenting comedy

After having a rough go of it in Sherlock, Martin Freeman is set to star in a new comedy about the ups and downs of parenting from Veep‘s Simon Blackwell and Chris Addison, it’s been announced. The series is described in the official press bumf as one that “exposes the parental-paradox that it is possible, in the very … >

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Sherlock: Martin Freeman clarifies his comments about the fans (again!)

Martin Freeman has clarified his comments about Sherlock‘s fans, for the second time. Freeman originally said in an interview that “some of it’s not fun anymore”, with the weight of fan expectation sitting heavily on his Sherlock commitments. The internet, it’s fair to say, made quite a lot of noise about Freeman’s comments. Freeman already clarified these comments … >

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Martin Freeman is back in a TV comedy again

You think Martin Freeman and television comedies, and The Office can’t help but instantly spring to mind. However, for the first time in nearly ten years, he’s now shot a brand-new comedy series pilot, with an eye on a recurring series. It’s called Breeders, and it’s been backed by the BBC in the UK, and … >

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Simon Amstell brings vegan mockumentary ‘Carnage’ to BBC iPlayer

Stand-up comedian Simon Amstell has written and directed his first feature length film for BBC iPlayer. Set in a utopian 2067, Carnage: Swallowing The Past looks back at a time when human beings ate other animals. Amstell commented: “I have written and directed a film about veganism. I’m sorry.” The film also stars Martin Freeman, Joanna Lumley, … >

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