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Pegg: Abrams Has Worked A Miracle With Star Trek

7th May 2009

Simon Pegg believes director JJ Abrams has achieved an incredible feat in making the new Star Trek film a universal success.The Hot Fuzz star, a longstanding fan of the show, plays engineer Scotty in the...

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6th May 2009

"I'm a big fan of STEVE COOGAN, SIMON PEGG and SACHA BARON COHEN. I'm friends with some of those people now and when I see them I always think they're all friends with each other....

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29th April 2009

"My wife is seven months pregnant and the film was so loud that the baby was kicking and punching. She had to leave. I couldn't help feeling a little bit annoyed that my child walked...

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28th April 2009

"Out comes DANIEL CRAIG, who's in the film, and JAMIE BELL (who plays Tintin) - and they both looked really good in their suits. That made me think about my body for a bit. Not...

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22nd April 2009

"I can't wait to hear what my Glaswegian father-in-law says. I was channelling him for the part. The costume felt sexy. I took a lot of pictures of myself in the mirror." British actor SIMON...

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Pegg Labels Star Trek UK Premiere As 'Geek Dream'

21st April 2009

British actor Simon Pegg described the experience of premiering the new Star Trek film in London's West End as a "geek dream".The Hot Fuzz actor, who plays Scotty in JJ Abrams' reboot of the beloved...

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20th April 2009

"People are often surprised that Im still in awe of it all. Why? Because ET, JAWS and CLOSE ENCOUNTERS were films that had a marked effect on me as a child. NICK (FROST) and I...

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Pegg To Be A Dad

19th February 2009

British actor SIMON PEGG is to become a first-time father - his wife is five months pregnant. The Shaun of the Dead star married wife Maureen MCCann in 2005, and now the couple is looking forward...

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Comedian Mark Watson To Host Shockwaves Nme Awards

6th February 2009

Mock the Week panellist Mark Watson has been announced as the host of this year's Shockwaves NME awards.The comedian, who regularly performs with a Welsh accent despite being from Bristol, is a regular on BBC...

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Spielberg Casts His Tintin

27th January 2009

Jamie Bell has been cast as Tintin in Steven Spielberg's big-screen adaptation of the long-running comic book series, with Daniel Craig starring alongside him as the film's principal villain.Craig, best known for his portrayal of...

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British Comedy Duo Land Tintin Roles

7th January 2009

SHAUN OF THE DEAD stars SIMON PEGG and NICK FROST have landed starring roles in STEVEN SPIELBERG's big screen adaptation of the classic TINTIN comics. The funnymen, who also appeared together in the 2007 comedy...

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Pegg Honoured By Hometown

4th November 2008

British comic SIMON PEGG has been awarded an honourary degree from the university in his hometown of Gloucester, England. The Shaun of the Dead star has been granted the fellowship from the University of Gloucestershire...

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11th October 2008

"MEGAN's a bit of a geek. She was a fan of (my zombie movie) SHAUN OF THE DEAD." SIMON PEGG exposes his HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS + ALIENATE PEOPLE co-star MEGAN FOX as a movie...

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British Actor Simon Pegg Signs Seven-figure Book Deal

11th October 2008

Simon Pegg has agreed a three-book deal with Hodder & Stoughton worth more than 1 million.The Hot Fuzz actor, currently seen in box office hit How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, will write three...

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Pegg's Million Dollar Book Deal

10th October 2008

British actor SIMON PEGG has signed a reported $1.8 million (GBP1 million) deal to pen his memoirs. The Hot Fuzz star has signed a deal with publishers Hodder + Stoughton to release his autobiography, plus...

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Pegg's Film Tops U.k. Box Office Chart

8th October 2008

British funnyman SIMON PEGG'S new film HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE has stormed to the top of the U.K. box office in its opening weekend. The movie, which also stars Megan Fox, took...

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Simon Pegg Comedy Wins Friends At UK Box Office

7th October 2008

New comedy How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, starring Simon Pegg, has topped the UK box office after its first weekend on release.The Robert Weide movie, based on British journalist Toby Young's account of...

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Ay, Chihuahua!

6th October 2008

Disney's Beverly Hills Chihuahua took a $29-million bite out of the box office over the weekend, scampering far ahead of a field of six other new films. Last week's No. 1 movie, Paramount/DreamWorks's Eagle Eye...

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Pegg: 'I Hate The Red Carpet'

6th October 2008

British funnyman SIMON PEGG always feels dizzy on the red carpet at awards shows or premieres because screaming photographers leave him disoriented. The Hot Fuzz star insists the entrance to big Hollywood events isn't as...

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The Things They Say 9741

2nd October 2008

"I think being an actor is the only job where your value as a human being is measured directly against the product. I can't think of another job where that applies, except maybe serial killer...

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2nd October 2008

"But if it happens 100 times in an evening, by the 78th time you're getting quite p**sed off." British funnyman SIMON PEGG gets sick of being approached by fans....

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Pegg: 'I'd Swap Acting For Directing'

2nd October 2008

British funnyman SIMON PEGG would like to swap acting for a more low-key role in showbiz - he wants to become a director. The Shaun of the Dead actor wrote and starred in a number...

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Pegg Warns Off Fame Wannabes

2nd October 2008

British funnyman SIMON PEGG shuns the limelight - because courting publicity is like swimming with sharks. The Hot Fuzz star hates being famous - but insists anyone who craves it deserves the coverage they get....

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Pegg Blasts Gervais For Criticising British Films

1st October 2008

Funnyman SIMON PEGG has hit out at fellow comedian RICKY GERVAIS for criticising the British film industry. Pegg slammed The Office star, who has had huge success in America with the comedy series, after he...

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Pegg 'Humbled' By Ledger Meeting

30th September 2008

British funnyman SIMON PEGG was left stunned and "humbled" after meeting HEATH LEDGER, when the late star revealed he was a fan. Pegg and his wife were mingling at the BAFTA Awards in Britain, when...

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Pegg Makes Scotty Role A Tribute To Doohan

30th September 2008

SIMON PEGG has promised his portrayal of SCOTTY in the new STAR TREK movie will be a "tribute" to the late JAMES DOOHAN, the actor who made the role famous. Doohan's son Christopher plays an...

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Pegg Shows Musical Talent

29th September 2008

Funnyman SIMON PEGG wants to swap acting for music after he played the drums at a party for the premiere of his new film. Pegg stars in How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, based...

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25th September 2008

"In the film, whenever I interview someone I have to say that I really like their film, so whenever a journalist now says to me that they really liked the film I just say, 'Do...

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Simon Pegg And Stars Out For London Comedy Premiere

25th September 2008

Simon Pegg and Gillian Anderson were among the celebrities lining the red carpet for the UK premiere of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.Released in the UK on October 3rd, the comedy is based...

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Righteous Kill Double Act Voted The Greatest In Film

25th September 2008

Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, soon to be seen together in cop drama Righteous Kill, have been voted the ultimate pairing in film.Though the New York actors have only ever shared one scene together,...

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