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Saoirse Ronan Auditions For Star Wars

3rd October 2013

Saoirse Ronan has auditioned for 'Star Wars Episode VII'.The 'How I Live Now' actress has confirmed rumours she read for a part in Disney's blockbuster sequel, to be directed by J.J. Abrams, but insists ''so...

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Simon Pegg To Play Assassin In New Australian Film

19th September 2013

Simon Pegg is to play an assassin in a new Australian movie featuring Liam and Chris Hemsworth's brother Luke.Kill Me Three Times will also include Alice Braga, Teresa Palmer and Bryan Brown among the cast....

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Simon Pegg Puzzled By Cheese-roll Event He Grew Up Attending

11th September 2013

Funnyman Simon Pegg has been forced to rethink the annual Cooper's Hill Cheese-Roll event in his native Gloucestershire, England after realising the rest of the world pokes fun at locals chasing a wheel of Double...

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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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Simon Pegg Eyes X-files Movie Role

30th August 2013

British actor Simon Pegg is keen to land a role in the next big screen installment of The X-Files.The Shaun of the Dead star is adamant original Fbi agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, played...

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Simon Pegg Wants X Files Role

30th August 2013

Simon Pegg wants a role in the new 'The X-Files' movie. A third installment of the paranormal investigation franchise is being developed, and the Brit actor is keen for a part, but only as long...

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The Things They Say: 3834888

26th August 2013

"I haven't had a drink in three years... People often ask us, 'Was it real beer?' Of course it wasn't." Funnyman Simon Pegg assures fans he wasn't really getting drunk in boozy comedy The World's...

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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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Christopher Mcquarrie Confirmed For Mission: Impossible 5

6th August 2013

Christopher McQuarrie has been confirmed to direct 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The 'Jack Reacher' director will reunite with Tom Cruise for the fifth instalment in the spy thriller franchise in which the actor will reprise his iconic...

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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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Rosamund Pike Praises 'Supportive' Pegg

27th July 2013

Rosamund Pike has praised Simon Pegg for being such a ''supportive'' co-star.The British actress had a blast filming 'The World's End' with the actor-and-writer and says they bonded after shooting two consecutive films together, with...

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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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Monsters University Scares Off Competition At U.k. Box Office

25th July 2013

The animated creatures of Monsters University scared off competition from Simon Pegg's The World's End to keep control of the British box office for a second consecutive weekend.The prequel to 2001's Monsters, Inc., featuring the...

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Tributes Pour In For Late Comic Mel Smith

21st July 2013

Britain's leading comedy stars including Rowan Atkinson, Simon Pegg and Stephen Fry have paid tribute to British funnyman Mel Smith following his death on Friday (19Jul13).The 60-year-old comedian passed away at his home in north-west...

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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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Star Trek 3 To Begin Filming Next Year

15th July 2013

'Star Trek 3' is likely to start filming next year.Zachary Quinto - who plays Spock in the sci-fi franchise - has revealed producers are planning to start work on the third instalment as soon as...

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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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Simon Pegg: The World's End Was Emotional Reunion

11th July 2013

Simon Pegg felt emotional at 'The World's End' premiere.The actor found walking the red carpet for the third and final instalment of his laugh-out-loud Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy alongside director Edgar Wright and co-star Nick...

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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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Simon Pegg Still Loves Pubs

10th July 2013

Simon Pegg thinks pubs are ''fantastic'' even though he doesn't drink.The 43-year-old British actor gave up alcohol years ago but claims he still enjoys drinking water in a good pub, even though he finds it...

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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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Simon Pegg And Edgar Wright Prioritised The World's End For Cancer-stricken Producer

9th July 2013

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright stepped up work on their new movie The World's End after their producer friend Eric Fellner was diagnosed with cancer because they wanted him to see the finished film.The pair...

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Early-bird Critics React To 'World's End' - And They're Impressed

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th July 2013

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Write finish up their “Cornetto Trilogy” with World’s End – five childhood friends reunite 20 years on to attempt an epic pub crawl, but soon find out the...

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Simon Pegg Lured Martin Freeman To New Movie With Location Promise

8th July 2013

Simon Pegg persuaded Martin Freeman to sign up for new movie The World's End by agreeing to shoot the film near The Hobbit star's family home.The British stars have teamed up for the unofficial third...

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