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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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Simon Pegg: Pubs Are Central To UK Culture

8th July 2013

Simon Pegg thinks pubs are ''so important'' to British culture.The drinking establishments have been central to the three films - 'Shawn of the Dead', 'Hot Fuzz' and 'The World's End' - making up the Cornetto...

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Simon Pegg Feels Responsible For Chinese Farmer's Alien Stunt

14th June 2013

Simon Pegg has reached out to a Chinese farmer who has been jailed for masterminding an alien hoax based on the British funnyman's hit movie Paul.Li Kai has reportedly been ordered to spend five days...

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The Things They Tweet: 3712679

10th June 2013

"Happy 85th birthday Maurice Sendak Make mischief of one kind or another... I know Maurice died last year but people who leave that kind of legacy, including the tattoo on my back, never die. So...

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The Things They Tweet: 3700696

3rd June 2013

"After a barrage of tweets on the matter, allow me to clarify, I am not in the running for, nor do I have any desire to be the next Doctor." Simon Pegg shoots down online...

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The Things They Tweet: 3690802

28th May 2013

"There will never, ever, Ever be another series of Spaced, unless it is written and produced by (someone else)... Sitcom movies are generally just extended episodes, the purpose if which is to exploit the popularity...

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The World's End Is About 'Morality'

26th May 2013

'The World's End' is about ''addiction'' and ''morality'', according to Simon Pegg.The comedic actor-and-writer's upcoming offering differs from his previous hit films - 'Shaun of the Dead' and 'Hot Fuzz' - and although the feature...

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Edgar Wright Promises Surprise Cameo For 'The World's End'

By Joe Wilde | 25th May 2013

Edgar Wright was speaking to fans in a Yahoo! Q&A session on Friday (May 24) about the upcoming comedy The World's End, the final edition of the much-loved Cornetto trilogy. The filmmaker revealed a few...

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Zachary Quinto Hoping For Ewok Role In Star Wars

24th May 2013

Zachary Quinto wants to play an Ewok in 'Star Wars'.The 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' star would love to play one of the miniature spear-wielding creatures in J.J. Abrams' new sci-fi project, 'Star Wars Episode VII',...

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The World’S End – Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Are Back [Trailer]

By Jack de Aguilar | 23rd May 2013

It’s been a while since we’ve been able to enjoy the partnership of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, but they’re back, amongst some pretty excellent company, for their new film: The World’s End.Click to see...

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Simon Pegg Threw Up After Filming Star Trek Into Darkness Action Scene

16th May 2013

Actor Simon Pegg regretted gobbling up a large meal before filming an action scene in new movie Star Trek: Into Darkness - because he was too full to run and threw up his lunch in...

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Tnt Pick Up Frank Darabont's 'Lost Angels' Pilot

By Joe Wilde | 15th May 2013

TNT have announced a thoroughly impressive line-up for their fall programming schedule, with Frank Darabont's Lost Angels standing out as one of the most hotly anticipated shows on the list. The show is based primarily...

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Drew Pearce To Script Mission: Impossible 5

15th May 2013

'Iron Man 3' co-writer Drew Pearce will pen 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The scriptwriter has been given the task of writing Paramount's next installment in the action franchise, which Tom Cruise will star in as well as...

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Simon Pegg: No Wish For Star Wars Role

14th May 2013

Simon Pegg has ''no wish'' to be in 'Star Wars VII'.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' actor has revealed he has no desire to land a role in long-time collaborator J.J. Abrams' upcoming seventh installment in...

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Simon Pegg: Hollywood Is Juvenile

13th May 2013

Simon Pegg says the film industry is still ''juvenile''.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' actor says ''fan culture'' is making mainstream cinema childish and he noted attempts at darker approaches to films like 'The Dark Knight'...

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