The funnyman found fame in the U.K. with his hit comedy show Little Britain, and has since starred in a string of movies, including Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland and Gnomeo and Juliet.
And now Lucas wants to move Stateside to focus on his film career.
He tells Britain's BBC Radio 2, ""I'm going to the states after my TV series, the Matt Lucas Awards, to try and make a go of it out there. But I won't forget my friends. I'll still be walking my dog in Hyde Park (in London) at some point.""