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Richard Ayoade's 'Garth Marenghi' Partner Matthew Holness To Direct And Star In Warp Films Feature 'The Reprisalizer'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • December 6, 2011 10:37 AM
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1996's "The Dana Carvey Show" lasted only seven episodes, but it's fondly remembered by comedy fans, not least because it proved something of a Ground Zero for talent for years to come. The Fox sketch-show vehicle helped give big breaks to cast members Steve Carell and Stephen Colbert, as well as featuring Louis CK, Charlie Kaufman, Robert Smigel and "Moral Orel" creator Dino Stamatopolous among its writing staff, a list of names that perhaps only the similarly short-lived "Freaks and Geeks" can compete with, in terms of watching big names early in their careers.

Warp Developing 2 Paddy Considine Projects, Plus Films By Chapman Brothers, Matthew Holness & More

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 18, 2011 12:04 PM
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In a dark and uncertain time for the British film industry, Warp Films is becoming one of the most interesting outlets around. The big-screen offshoot of legendary dance label Warp Records, the home of Aphex Twin, Boards of Canada, Grizzly Bear and Maximo Park, among others, the company has already been behind the high-quality likes of "This is England," "Submarine" and "Trash Humpers," and they're showing no signs of letting up.

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