The Sci-Fi Inspirations Behind HBO's Avenue 5

Rosie Knight Jan 20, 2020

From Battlestar Galactica to Star Trek, the cast and creatives behind Avenue 5 talk sci-fi influences.

With Armundo Iannucci's new series Avenue 5 blasting the British comedian's unique sense of humor into space, we thought it was a great time to ask the cast and creator what science fiction influenced them. During the recent press junket we sat down with the people behind the show and got an eclectic set of answers from classic sci-fi films to brilliant books and even some contemporary additions to the canon that have shaped the minds, careers, and lives of the cast and crew of Avenue 5.

Unsurprisingly, the man who created the show is a huge fan of the genre, and the fact that it was absolutely nothing like what he'd done before helped. "I've always been a sci-fi fan. Yeah, I love reading sci fi—Asimov and Hg Wells—but also
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