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Alan Partridge is by far one of the greatest comedic characters to ever come out of Britain, right up there with Black Adder and Basil Fawlty, and yet many Americans still have no idea who he is. Instead they.re probably familiar with actor Steve Coogan, writer and creator of the handful of Alan Partridge series that have come out since Knowing Me Knowing You with Alan Partridge hit the BBC in 1994. He may soon finally become a household name, however, with actual progress being made on the long-gestating feature-length film. Deadline reports that filming finally began in the U.K. for The Alan Partridge Movie, and its cast has grown larger. Colm Meaney (Hell on Wheels), Anna Maxwell Martin (Becoming Jane), Sean Pertwee (Event Horizon), Monica Dolan (Sightseers), and Dustin Demri-Burns (Life.s Too Short) have all been added to the film.s already sizable list of actors, including »

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