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Edgar Wright And Simon Pegg Set To Combine Again On New Movie

By Lenny Barksdale | 19th August 2014

Forget Hector and the Search For Happiness. That was a blip in the otherwise brilliant career of Simon Pegg. And anyway, he’s at his best when working with Edgar Wright – good news, then, that...

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Hector And The Search For Happiness Savaged By The Critics

By Rich Cline | 15th August 2014

Simon Pegg has had an intriguing career. He's been highly praised for his terrific collaborative projects with Edgar Wright, from the British TV series Spaced to the Cornetto Trilogy of twisted English comedies: Shaun of...

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Simon Pegg's 'Hector And The Search For Happiness' Has 0% On Rotten Tomatoes

By Michael West | 14th August 2014

Hector and the Search for Happiness, the latest of Simon Pegg's movies that has nothing to do with Edgar Wright, is out on Friday (August 15, 2014) - and it ain't looking good. It's sort...

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UK Premiere Of 'Hector And The Search For Happiness' [Pictures]

By Lenny Barksdale | 14th August 2014

Simon Pegg and a bunch of celebs attended the UK premiere of 'Hector And The Search For Happiness' in London on Tuesday night.Pegg’s character – Hector – has everything you could ostensibly want in life:...

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The Final Projects Of Robin Williams

By Charlotte Court | 13th August 2014

The death of acting legend and comedic master, Robin Williams, has prompted many tributes from colleagues, friends, family and fans to pour in from around the world as people come to terms with the loss...

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James Corden's Gone All USA: But Which Other Comedy Brits Have Flown Across The Pond?

By Charlotte Court | 8th August 2014

It looks like British favourite James Corden has successfully sealed his fate as another Brit over on American shores with his appointment as the new host of CBS’ Late Late Show all but confirmed by...

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Everything We Know About Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver'

By George Percival | 1st August 2014

After a storm of scepticism surrounding Edgar Wright’s decision to walk away from the future Marvel blockbuster Ant Man, the British director has instead turned his hand to a new project which promises to put...

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"Consciously Uncoupled" Paltrow, Martin, Reunite At The Screening Of Simon Pegg's New Movie

By Victoria Pavlova | 30th July 2014

Conscious uncoupling or not, there may still be hope for Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin – in the friendship department, at least. Multiple sources, including Us Weekly, report that the pair looked completely at ease...

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'Hector And The Search For Happiness': Simon Pegg Travels The World [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 27th June 2014

Simon Pegg stars in Hector & The Search For Happiness, a feel good comedy about a London-based psychiatrist who suddenly realises that his inner-city professional life adds up to one thing: unhappiness.Simon Pegg is searching...

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Margot Robbie Debuts Flame Red Hair At Charity Event In London [Pictures]

By Sophie Miskiw | 16th June 2014

If someone was to ask Margot Robbie if blondes have more fun, she’d now be able to give an informed decision. This year the actress, who made her name starring alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in The...

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Simon Pegg Is In Star Wars Episode Vii, Apparently

By Jack de Aguilar | 12th June 2014

Despite stating he had no interest in any role in Star Wars Episode VII, Simon Pegg has apparently filmed a not-so-secret-any-more scene in the new J.J Abrams movie.Simon Pegg filming scenes for the movie 'Absolutely...

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Empire Film Awards: James Mcavoy, Emma Thompson, 'Gravity,' And 'The Hobbit' Take Home The Silver

By Lauren James | 31st March 2014

Some of the biggest names in film were out last night for the Jameson Empire Film Awards, which saw the year's biggest and best movies awarded for a storming year in filmmaking. Voted for by...

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Hidden Below The Streets Are The 'Boxtrolls' [Trailer + Pictures]

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th March 2014

The trailer for the latest film to come from Laika, Phil Knight's Hillsboro animation studio, has hit the web. ‘Boxtrolls’ tells the story of a group of goblins that live underground, feeding off grubs and...

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Oscar Animated Shorts: Check Out The Nominees

By Jack de Aguilar | 31st January 2014

Every year, The Academy makes a selection of short films from three separate disciplines: animation, documentary and live action. And while the latter categories are usually filled with hard-hitting, affecting stories, the animation section provides...

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A Week In Movies: Wonder Woman Is Coming, Walker's Hours Hits American Cinemas, And A Glimpse Of The Next Spider-man

By Rich Cline | 6th December 2013

The big story this week is that Wonder Woman will make her long-awaited big-screen debut in the upcoming Batman vs Superman movie starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. Israeli actress Gal Gadot has nabbed the...

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Tributes Flood In From Famous Fans Of Felix Dexter

By Joe Wilde | 20th October 2013

Felix Dexter tragically passed away at the premature age of 52 on Friday, 18 October. The St. Kitts-born London comic was one of the first black comics to break into the mainstream of British comedy...

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Fan Drives 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Writer Bob Orci To Swearing

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th September 2013

Here’s the crux of this story: it’s funny when people who shouldn’t really be swearing, swear. Bob Orci – the writer behind the Star Trek sequel, Into Darkess, told a fan to “F*ck off” on...

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'The Butler' & 'We're The Millers' Retain Top Us Box Office Positions

By Elinor Cosgrave | 26th August 2013

Lee Daniels' The Butler has retained its position at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office for the second week. The movie is an historical epic which follows the true story of Cecil Gaines (Forest...

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Here's Why America Should Flock To See 'The World's End' This Weekend

By Lauren James | 23rd August 2013

New British comedy The World's End has been released today (23rd Aug) in America and is the third in the tenuously linked 'Cornetto Trilogy.' First off, you should know that the title is the name...

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Simon Pegg's The World's End Is A Veritable August Treat

By Jack de Aguilar | 22nd August 2013

Having enthralled U.K audiences and critics alike, it’s time for Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s World’s End to go stateside. The film marks the end of the unusually titled ‘Cornetto Trilogy,’ and sees a few...

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Frank Darabont's New Mob Drama Gets Premiere Date, New Title And Trailer

By Joe Wilde | 14th August 2013

Mob City is filmmaker Frank Darabont's take on the novel L.A. Noir: The Struggle For The Soul Of America’s Most Seductive City - a detailed account of post-World War II Los Angeles gripped by corrupt...

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Early Predictions Peg Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin As Possible Options Warner Bros.' Next Batman

By Victoria Pavlova | 5th August 2013

Advance planning for “Man of Steel 2” is well underway and that can only mean one thing – Warner Bross and DC are looking for their next Batman. Sure, they could have teamed up Kale-El...

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Itv Match Big Money With Big Talk And Buy The Whole Damn Thing

By Jack de Aguilar | 26th July 2013

Like something? Buy it. That’s ITV’s new mantra based on the fact that they bought something. Anyway, the channel have snapped up the Shaun of the Dead production company Big Talk for a cool £12.5m....

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Itv Buys Simon Pegg, Nick Frost's 'Big Talk' In $30 Million Deal

By Michael West | 26th July 2013

ITV has purchased Big Talk - the production company part owned by Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright - for $12.5 million, which could rise to $30 million depending on performance.Founded in 1995, Big...

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The World's End: Are Pegg And Wright The New Richard Curtis And Hugh Grant?

By Michael West | 19th July 2013

The World's End, the final movie in Edgar Wright's Cornetto trilogy, appears to have cemented the position of Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright and Nick Frost among the British comedy movie elite.It began in 2004 with...

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A Week In Movies: The World's End Premieres, Mendes Returns To Bond, Oldboy Teases

By Rich Cline | 12th July 2013

This week's big world premiere was in London for The World's End, where Simon Pegg and Nick Frost walked a blue carpet alongside costars Eddie Marsan, Paddy Considine and Rosamund Pike. The apocalyptic pub crawl...

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World's End Premiere In Pictures - Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Eat Their Last Cornetto

By Jack de Aguilar | 11th July 2013

Who would have thought “Cornetto” as a response to “Want anything from the shop” would herald one of the most popular comedy trilogies in British history. The last film in the trio – The World’s...

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Rosamund Pike, Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Attend 'The World's End' Premiere, London [Pictures]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 11th July 2013

The World's End World Premiere took place in London last night (Wednesday 9th July). The stars of the upcoming comedy attended: Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead), Rosamund Pike (Pride and Prejudice), Nick Frost (Hot...

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'The World's End' Soundtrack Is A Glorious Tribute To The 1990s

By Michael West | 10th July 2013

The World's End - the third and final instalment of Edgar Wright's 'Cornetto' comedy trilogy starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Paddy Considine - hits cinemas nationwide on July 19, 2013. It centres around five...

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The Real Pub Crawl That Inspired Edgar Wright's 'The World's End'

By Michael West | 9th July 2013

Edgar Wright's hugely anticipated sci-fi comedy The World's End premieres in London on Wednesday (July 10, 2013) bringing together the British director, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost for the final time (for the Cornetto trilogy,...

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