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Jeremy Renner Unhappy To Be Away From Daughter On New Mission: Impossible Film

The Avengers star loved reteaming with Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg for Rogue Nation, but the London shoot was difficult because he was always fighting to find time to spend with his kid...

Tom Cruise Is A 'Cinema Dictionary'

Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie are ''cinema dictionaries''.Rebecca Ferguson - who stars alongside Tom in the much-anticipated 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' - has revealed that the Hollywood star and Christopher, the movie's director, are...

Simon Pegg Is Perfect For Rom Coms

Simon Pegg insists he's a natural in romantic comedies.The actor-and-screenwriter plays the leading man in quirky date movie 'Man Up' and is adamant he can pull off those types of roles even though he doesn't...

Simon Pegg Quits Twitter

The Star Trek Into Darkness star feared the microblogging site, on which he gained more than six million followers, was exhibiting him as a "celebrity" rather than an actor. He tells Britain's...

Simon Pegg Felt 'Obliged' To Do Own Stunts With Tom Cruise

Simon Pegg felt ''obliged'' to do his own stunts opposite Tom Cruise.The 45-year-old actor - who has appeared alongside Tom, 52, in the 'Mission: Impossible' movie franchise since 2006 - has confessed he felt compelled...

Lake Bell: In A World Changed My Life

Lake Bell is ''thankful'' for her role in 'In A World...' as it led to her being the lead actress in 'Man Up'. The 36-year-old actress landed her lead female role in new romantic comedy...

Simon Pegg: "Me And Edgar Find It Hard To Write For Women"

Simon Pegg, the British actor and filmmake writing the new Star Trek screenplay, says he and long-time collaborator Edgar Wright find it difficult to write for women. Pegg's latest movie, Man Up, is a romantic...

Lake Bell Wouldn't Join Tinder

Lake Bell will never join Tinder.The 36-year-old actress - who has been married for two years to New York tattoo artist Scott Campbell, with whom she has seven-month-old daughter Nova - feels anxious for friends...

Simon Pegg Clarifies Comments About Sci-fi Entertainment 'Dumbing Down' Audiences

The self-confessed geek built his career on playing a sci-fi obsessed comic book writer in cult U.K. TV series Spaced and starring in alien films like 2011's Paul and 2013's The World's End,...

Simon Pegg Warns Obsession With Sci-fi Is "Infantilizing" Society

Simon Pegg, the celebrated British actor and co-writer of the next Star Trek movie, has warned that an "obsession" with sci-fi is leading to society becoming "infantilized". The 45-year-old also spoke of his reservations about...

Simon Pegg Blames Sci-fi And Superhero Movies For The 'Dumbing Down Of Cinema'

He may be a self confessed geek and the co-writer of the next Star Trek movie, but Simon Pegg has said he feels cinema is being ‘dumbed down’ by sci-fi and comic book movies. Speaking...

Simon Pegg Concerned Over Society's Sci-fi Obsession

The British actor has played a sci-fi obsessed comic book writer in cult U.K. TV series Spaced, starred in 2011 movie Paul, about two comic book lovers who meet an alien, and is...

Simon Pegg Was Tortured By Joker Tom Cruise On Mission: Impossible Set

The Top Gun actor and his co-star Simon Pegg spent weeks in Morocco shooting scenes for Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, the fifth installment in the action franchise, but during a break from...

Daniel Craig Filmed Star Wars Cameo - Report

The Bond star shot parts of the latest 007 adventure at Pinewood Studios in England, the same venue where Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens was made, and Pegg has now...

Kylie Minogue Gives Simon Pegg Dance Lesson

The Spinning Around hitmaker is known for her complex choreography in her music videos, and she was happy to explain the rudiments of robotics to her fellow guests on Graham Norton's show this...

Simon Pegg: Star Trek 3 Was Nearly All About Me

Simon Pegg was tempted to make 'Star Trek 3' all about himself.The 45-year-old actor, who's currently writing the new sci-fi movie, has revealed he nearly over-inflated the importance of his character Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott when...

Simon Pegg Feared Tom Cruise Would Die In Daring Plane Stunt

The Top Gun star was photographed last year (14) clinging on to the side of an Airbus A400M military plane in dramatic scenes for the upcoming fifth installment in the franchise, Mission: Impossible...

Simon Pegg: Tinder Is Weird

Simon Pegg thinks Tinder is ''weird''.The 'Mission: Impossible 5' actor thinks the dating app is ''weird'', ''cloaked'' but ''honest'' and only used to find out if you would have sex with the matches you swipe...

Daniel Craig To Play A Stormtrooper

Daniel Craig will play a Stormtrooper in 'Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens'.The 'Skyfall' actor's mystery role in the highly-anticipated blockbuster was accidentally leaked by fellow actor Simon Pegg, who let the secret...

Simon Pegg: Tom Cruise Doesn't Preach Scientology

Simon Pegg thinks Tom Cruise is less ''complex'' than people suspect.The British actor - who stars alongside Cruise, 52, in 'Mission: Impossible - Rouge Nation' - has revealed he didn't push his Scientology beliefs onto...

Simon Pegg: 'I Really Like Hanging Out With Tom Cruise'

The Star Trek Into Darkness actor forged a close friendship with the Hollywood superstar while appearing in three installments of the hit action franchise - Mission: Impossible III in 2006, Mission: Impossible -...

Simon Pegg: I'm Not A Nerdy Man-child

Simon Pegg isn't a ''nerdy man-child''.The 45-year-old Brit, who is writing the much-anticipated sci-fi movie 'Star Trek 3', has claimed the public's perception of him doesn't quite chime with the reality.He said: ''I'm not quite...

Simon Pegg 'Doesn't Have Much Time' To Relax With Family

Simon Pegg's busy working schedule annoys his family.The 45-year-old actor - who stars in the black comedy thriller film 'Kill Me Three Times' - has appeared in 13 films in the past five years, and...

Simon Pegg Loved His 'Massive Rifle' In Hitman Comedy 'Kill Me Three Times'

Set to hit theaters this weekend, 'Kill Me Three Times' sees Simon Pegg in yet another violent parody, this time taking on the classic hitman-action drama. Pegg and director Kriv Stenders reveal the paradigms that...

Simon Pegg Is 'Barely Able To Talk' Due To Star Trek Pressure

Simon Pegg feels under such pressure writing 'Star Trek 3' he's ''barely able to speak''.The 45-year-old star is co-writing the much-anticipated new sci-fi movie and has joked that the strain of the job is taking...

Idris Elba In Talks For Star Trek 3

Idris Elba is in talks to play the villain in 'Star Trek 3'.The 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' actor is in early talks for a role in the latest installment of the sci-fi franchise, Variety...

Simon Pegg Found Star Wars: The Force Awakens Filming 'Overwhelming'

Simon Pegg found it ''overwhelming'' being on the set of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 45-year-old actor has been coy on whether he has a cameo in the eagerly anticipated movie, but admitted he visited...

Simon Pegg Needs To Man Up In His Latest Film

Man Up is a phrase many of Simon Pegg’s onscreen characters should have probably heard from Tim in Spaced to Nicholas in Hot Fuzz and all those in between and after.Simon Pegg and Lake Bell...

Billy Dee Williams To Make Star Wars Return

Billy Dee Williams will return for the new 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 77-year-old actor, who starred as Lando Calrissian in the iconic film franchise, was overlooked for the eagerly-awaited 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', but he...

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