With Veep ending next season, HBO is in need of another comedy hit. They decided to find said hit in Veep creator Armando Iannucci. This time, the duo is going to space. Deadline reports that HBO has greenlighted a pilot from the venerable creator called Avenue 5. Moreover, the network has also purchased several backup scripts for the show too. The series takes place in space and the future, with a rumor that the show will mainly be set on a spaceship. The pilot will shoot in London sometime in 2018.