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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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The Things They Say 9653

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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Pegg Slams Media Over Dunst's Rehab

23rd September 2008

British actor SIMON PEGG has hit out the media over the coverage of KIRSTEN DUNST's recent trip to rehab. The Spider-Man star entered a facility in Utah last year (07) and was subject to speculation...

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The Things They Say 9618

23rd September 2008

"I hope to give hope to pudgy little ordinary men everywhere." British actor SIMON PEGG admits he is an unlikely movie star....

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Two Weeks Remain To Vote For 'Film For The Future'

18th September 2008

Cinema aficionados have a fortnight in which to vote for which film they would wish to share with future generations.As part of the British Film Institute's (BFI) 75th birthday celebrations, 75 special contributors from the...

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Kirsten Dunst "Learned A Lot" In Rehab Spell

11th September 2008

Kirsten Dunst says she is in good spirits since her stay in a rehabilitation clinic for depression.The actress was admitted to the Cirque Lodge centre in Utah in February, the same facility in which Lindsay...

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The Things They Say 9328

1st September 2008

"He is an absolute master at playing buffoons. He's even better than RICKY GERVAIS at being a slightly objectionable character. There's something of the a** in him, and he freely admits that." Actor SIMON PEGG...

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Pegg Seeks Approval From Star Trek Fans

22nd August 2008

British actor SIMON PEGG is not surprised he has come under fire for landing a role in the upcoming STAR TREK film - but still hopes to win over the franchise's fans. Pegg has been...

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Pegg Pulls Out Of Tarantino Movie

19th August 2008

British actor SIMON PEGG has been forced to pull out of QUENTIN TARANTINO's new movie. The funnyman was scheduled to star in Inglorious Bastards alongside Brad Pitt. But Pegg pulled out of the project because...

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Brad Pitt 'To Star' In Tarantino's Inglorious Bastards

8th August 2008

Brad Pitt has signed to star in Quentin Tarantino's new World War II drama Inglorious Bastards, reports claim.According to Variety, the Fight Club star has inked a deal to play a Tennessee hillbilly who assembles...

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Jeremy Clarkson The Man That Men Love Most

6th August 2008

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been named the man British men admire most in a new poll.The presenter and journalist was the clear winner in a poll carried out by XXX Mints while Cockney...

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Pegg Eyes Star Wars Job

1st August 2008

British actor SIMON PEGG wants to write a new STAR WARS story - if he can make friends with director GEORGE LUCAS. The Shaun of the Dead star is a huge fan of the sci-fi...

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Pegg Not Interested In Doctor Who

25th July 2008

SIMON PEGG has no interest in taking on the title role in cult sci-fi show DOCTOR WHO - because he is having too much fun acting in Hollywood films. The star, who once played a...

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The Things They Say 8933

19th July 2008

"We joked that you could probably buy action figures of all of us." British comedian/actor SIMON PEGG, the star of the upcoming STAR TREK film, jokes about starring alongside IRON MAN's JEFF BRIDGES, SPIDER-MAN's KIRSTEN...

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Pegg Glad U.s. Tv Spin-off Didn't Work Out

7th July 2008

British funnyman SIMON PEGG is relieved his hit comedy show SPACED isn't to be reworked into a U.S. series - because he always hated the idea. The Run Fat Boy Run star admits he came...

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Simon Pegg Says New Film Needs 'Suspension Of Disbelief'

4th July 2008

Simon Pegg has admitted that the viewing public might have to take his new film with a pinch of salt as it portrays him as an unlikely heartthrob.The Hot Fuzz actor is starring in How...

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Pegg Embarrassed By Anderson Meeting

19th May 2008

British actor SIMON PEGG was embarrassed to meet GILLIAN ANDERSON on the set of their new movie - because he once played a character who was obsessed with the X-FILES star. The comedian first shot...

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Lily 'Not Fussed' About Topless Pics

16th May 2008

Pictures of LILY ALLEN sunbathing topless in Cannes may have caused a stir among the paparazzi, but the star seems to have taken it all in her stride.LILY, who was staying at a hotel in...

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Abrams: Star Trek Will Go Where No Film Has Gone Before

2nd May 2008

JJ Abrams has claimed his upcoming Star Trek film will be unlike anything fans of the series have seen before.The Lost creator, who recently completed filming on the 11th Star Trek movie, has warned Trekkies...

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Simon Pegg And Edgar Wright Sign Up For Third Film

3rd April 2008

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright have confirmed that they will work together on a third film, following Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz.The new film is part of a two-movie deal that director Wright...

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21 Wins $23.7 Million Haul At North American Box Office

31st March 2008

Card-counting thriller 21 has debuted at the top of the North American box office after making distributor Sony $23.7 million (11.9 million).The Kevin Spacey-starring drama, which also features Jim Sturgess and Kate Bosworth, is based...

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Schwimmer Turns His Back On Acting

27th March 2008

DAVID SCHWIMMER has decided to turn his back on acting and focus his attention on his directing career.Following the success of his latest directorial effort – RUN FAT BOY RUN – former FRIENDS star Schwimmer...

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Pegg: 'Star Trek Fans Needn't Worry'

27th March 2008

British funnyman SIMON PEGG has reassured STAR TREK fans by declaring the USS Enterprise is in good hands under the leadership of director J.J. ABRAMS. The Shaun of The Dead star has signed on to...

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The Things They Say 7750

27th March 2008

"Hank is amazingly well built. He's got an incredible physique. He runs 10 miles a day and he's really buff, so it was quite sickening to stand there and look at his Adonis-type figure." SIMON...

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Pegg Blasts Spaced Remake

4th March 2008

British actor SIMON PEGG has blasted the new American remake of his TV sitcom SPACED - because the production companies behind the project have exploited his original idea. The Hot Fuzz star, who co-wrote the...

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Star Trek Movie Release Pushed Back To 2009 By Paramount

14th February 2008

The release date of the 11th Star Trek movie has been pushed back to May 2009 by Paramount studios as part of a major reshuffle.The JJ Abrams film - set to detail the exploits of...

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