We Can Be Heroes

angry-boys2Production has commenced on the new series from the hilarious Australian writer and actor Chris Lilley.

The untitled series, which is a co-production between ABC in Australia and HBO in the US with BBC Three on board as well, is the first from Lilley since Angry Boys and follows We Can Be heroes and Summer Heights High.

ABC1 Channel Controller, Brendan Dahill, says: “Chris and the Princess Pictures team have consistently proved that they know how to deliver quality content. ABC1 is proud to once again bring a new Chris Lilley series to air in a new era of TV where audiences consume television in so many different ways, as was demonstrated by the outstanding success Angry Boys enjoyed across multiple platforms.” Continue reading »

Chris Lilley has confirmed today that he will have a new mockumentary series out next year.

The Australian told UK website Digital Spy that while details of his new project can’t be revealed at the moment, it will be similar to his previous series We Can be Heroes, Summer Heights High and Angry Boys.

“I’m well underway with a new project and I’m keeping it a bit of a secret and under wraps for now. It’s along the same lines as my other shows We Can Be Heroes, Angry Boys and Summer Heights High,” Lilley said.

“It’s a mockumentary style and I’ll play the characters. It’s looking really cool. That should be on the BBC next year hopefully. I don’t control when they put it on, but that’s when we want it to happen. Continue reading »

COMEDY CENTRAL – Mondays from 2 January, 9.30pm

We Can Be Heroes is the internationally acclaimed hit comedy series created and written by Chris Lilley. This ground breaking mockumentary follows the daily lives of five very special individuals who are among the thousands of citizens nominated for the prestigious title of Australian of the Year. As portrayed by Lilley, the five nominees are from different parts of the country and represent the full spectrum of Australian society: young and old, male and female, urban and rural; native and emigrant.

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Comedy Central – Thursday 6 May, 8.00pm

We Can Be Heroes is the internationally acclaimed hit comedy series created and written by Chris Lilley (Summer Heights High). This ground breaking mockumentary follows the daily lives of five very special individuals who are among the thousands of citizens nominated for the prestigious title of Australian of the Year. As portrayed by Lilley, the five nominees are from different parts of the country and represent the full spectrum of Australian society: young and old, male and female, urban and rural; native and emigrant. The cutting edge, hilarious and sometimes shocking series has taken both Australia and the world by storm; make sure you catch it on Comedy Central!

Thursday 6th May at 8pm

We Can Be Heroes is the internationally acclaimed hit comedy series created and written by Chris Lilley (Summer Heights High). This ground breaking mockumentary follows the daily lives of five very special individuals who are among the thousands of citizens nominated for the prestigious title of Australian of the Year. As portrayed by Lilley, the five nominees are from different parts of the country and represent the full spectrum of Australian society: young and old, male and female, urban and rural; native and emigrant. The cutting edge, hilarious and sometimes shocking series has taken both Australia and the world by storm; make sure you catch it on Comedy Central!

We Can Be Heroes is a mockumentary tv series created by Australian comedian Chris Lilley, he also stars in the show.

It follows the story of 5 unique Australians, who have each made a large achievement and been nominated by friends and family for the Australian of the Year award.

This show is hilarious! It screened on TV1 on monday nights earlier in the year, it really should be replayed on TV2 in a good timeslot.

I have recently bought the dvd and it was well worth the $30, the bonus footage is hilarious.

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/heroes/default.htm

Anyone else a fan?