Alan is in Norwich. It’s not “Alan goes to Hollywood”; it’s not “Alan invaded by aliens” or anything like that. He’s on North Norfolk Digital, which is taken over by a bigger media conglomerate and has it’s name changed to Shape. And that kicks everything off.
Info about the upcoming Alan Partridge movie is starting to emerge, and although it’s a long way off, it’s exciting that it’s happening at all. It’s set to start shooting in January with a release date of August 7, 2013. In the UK. It’s not clear when it’ll premiere in the States, but hopefully not long after that. It’s been written by Peter Baynham, Steve Coogan, Armando Iannucci, Neil and Rob Gibbons and will be directed Declan Lowney. Here’s how Coogan described the plot:Yep, sounds good to me. Now just hurry up already.