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Simon Pegg Goes From Absolutely Anything Back To Star Trek

At 45, Simon Pegg's career is going into overdrive. Not only is he in two of the biggest franchises in cinema (Star Trek and Mission: Impossible), but he's also appearing in this year's Star Wars...

Tom Cruise Refused To Terrify Family And Friends With Mission: Impossible Plane Stunt Plan

The action man's opening scene in the film involves him jumping on a cargo plane preparing for take-off, and then hanging on for dear life as co-star Simon Pegg's tech-savvy character attempts to...

'Film Geek' Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise is a ''film geek''.The 53-year-old actor adores working in London because he can film in movie studios steeped in history and his latest picture, 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' is a tribute to...

Weekend Box Office: ‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’ Makes $56 Million In Opening Weekend

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has topped the U.S. Weekend Box Office (31st July-2nd August). The action film, which was released on 31st July, made $56 million in the U.S. and Canada. The film has made...

Tom Cruise's 'Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation' A Massive Success On Opening Night

It looks as though Tom Cruise’s latest action rampage Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation is going to exceed the very good commercial performance expected of it this weekend, with the news that the thriller has made...

Simon Pegg Turned Practical Joker In Retaliation To Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible Pranks

The pair spent days shooting a car chase in Casablanca, Morocco, and Cruise made Pegg sweat in the already-sweltering temperatures by secretly turning on the vehicle's heater. The 45 year old eventually...

Simon Pegg In Awe Of Tom Cruise's Driving Skills

Pegg fulfilled a career ambition when he landed the role of Benji alongside Cruise in the new installment in the action franchise, and the pair sat beside each other for a hair-raising car...

Simon Pegg: Tom Cruise Is 'Far More Human'

Simon Pegg says Tom Cruise is ''far more human'' in real life.The 45-year-old actor thinks ''there is a lot of mythology'' surrounding his 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue nation' co-star and insists he is ''different'' than...

'Simon Pegg Totally Trusted Me': Tom Cruise Felt The Pressure In 'Mission: Impossible 5' Car Stunt

It's been nearly twenty years but it seems people still can't get enough of the 'Mission: Impossible' movies, especially Tom Cruise. Returning as Ethan Hunt in the fifth instalment of the spy franchise 'Mission: Impossible...

Simon Pegg Turned Down Game Of Thrones Role

The Star Trek castmember admits he is a big fan of the drama, but he declined the chance to make a guest appearance. Pegg explains, "I'm a filmgoer as much as a...

Simon Pegg Rushed Into Writing Star Trek Beyond

Simon Pegg has been rushed into writing the script for 'Star Trek Beyond'.The 45-year-old film-maker - who's co-writing the eagerly-awaited new sci-fi movie alongside Doug Jung - has revealed he was forced to write...

Amy Schumer’S ‘Star Wars’ Themed Gq Shoot Was Not Approved By Lucasfilm

Amy Schumer’s Star Wars themed GQ shoot was not approved by Lucasfilm. Schumer featured on the cover of GQ’s August edition in a shoot she designed herself. She was pictured in suggestive poses with robots...

Daniel Craig: 'I'm No Star Wars Stormtrooper'

Pal Simon Pegg started the rumour on the red carpet at the recent London premiere of his new film Man Up, and now Craig has moved to end the speculation, asking Entertainment Weekly,...

Daniel Craig Rubbishes 'Star Wars' Cameo Rumours

Daniel Craig has rubbished the notion of making a cameo appearance in the forthcoming Star Wars movie, after Simon Pegg let slip by accident that the big screen icon will be making a brief turn...

Idris Elba Breakdances And Confirms He Will Appear In 'Star Trek Beyond'

Idris Elba has confirmed he will be starring in the upcoming Star Trek Beyond after appearing in a behind the scenes video for a new fan competition where he showed off his breakdancing skills. Launched...

Idris Elba Confirmed For Star Trek Beyond

Idris Elba will appear in 'Star Trek Beyond'.The 42-year-old star - who was rumoured to be starring as a villain in the sci-fi sequel - confirmed he will be taking up a role in the...

Stars Support Vivienne Westwood's Save The Arctic Campaign

The stars, also including Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Grant and Rita Ora, have been pictured modelling a T-shirt designed by Westwood to raise funds and awareness for the campaign, which is run by charity...

Domhnall Gleeson's Star Wars Character Revealed

Domhnall Gleeson will play General Hux in 'Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens'. The 32-year-old Irish actor is among the star-studded cast for the much-anticipated sci-fi movie and while he's tried to remain coy about...

Simon Pegg: I'm In Star Wars Heaven

Simon Pegg will star in 'Star Wars The Force Awakens'.The 45-year-old actor is set to fulfill a life-long dream and appear in the latest addition to the Star Wars franchise as an alien.The news was...

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...

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