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Josh Holloway Gets Mission Impossible

Josh Holloway has signed up to star in 'Mission: Impossible 4'. The 41-year-old actor - best known for his character Sawyer in US TV show 'Lost' - is in final negotiations for a role as...

Spielberg Tussled With Pegg Onset

SIMON PEGG found working with STEVEN SPIELBERG a hands-on experience - the legendary movie-maker "beat him up" during a fight scene in the new TINTIN film.Pegg has a starring role in Spielberg's new picture The...

Action Star Michael Cera

Michael Cera would like to become a full-time action star.The 'Scott Pilgrim vs. The World' actor says his stint in the adventure-packed movie - which sees his titular character have to defeat the seven evil...

Simon Pegg's Tintin Troubles

Simon Pegg laughed when Steven Spielberg beat him up on the set of the new 'Tintin' film. The British actor - who plays Inspector Thompson in the big screen version of the comic - admits...

Bruce Willis Sees Cold Light

Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver are to star in new thriller 'The Cold Light of Day'.The pair have signed up to appear in the movie which follows a young man whose family is kidnapped while...

Simon Pegg Lines Up Mission Impossible

Simon Pegg is in negotiations to appear in 'Mission: Impossible IV'.The British funnyman is in talks with movie bosses to reprise his role as Benji Dunn in the upcoming action movie which will be directed...

Pegg Testifies In Dunst Stolen Purse Trial

STAR TREK actor SIMON PEGG has testified against a man accused of stealing actress KIRSTEN DUNST's $2,000 (£1,300) purse from a hotel room.James Jimenez is facing charges of felony burglary after allegedly raiding the star's...

Zoe Saldana To Play Assassin Role?

Zoe Saldana is being lined up for an assassin role in 'Columbiana'.In the film, set in Latin-America, Salanda would star as a young woman working as a killer for her uncle, who is also carrying...

Tom Cruise Confirms M:i4 Director

Tom Cruise has revealed the director for 'Mission: Impossible IV'. The Hollywood megastar confirmed the movie - in which Tom will reprise his role as US special agent Ethan Hunt - will be helmed by...

Steven Spielberg Takes Reins On War Horse

Steven Spielberg is to direct 'War Horse'. The 63-year-old filmmaker will begin working on the World War I movie in the later summer or early autumn, with a release date planned of August 10, 2011....

Zachary Quinto To Beg For Spock's Return

Zachary Quinto has promised he will beg Leonard Nimoy to appear in the next 'Star Trek' film. The 'Heroes' actor plays the character Spock, originally made famous by Leonard, in the revamped version of the...

Star Trek 2 To Shoot In 2010?

Simon Pegg thinks the 'Star Trek' sequel will start shooting by the end of 2010. The 40-year-old actor, who plays engineer Scotty in the reimagining of the sci-fi franchise, has been pestering the film's director...

Avatar Rules Empire Awards

'Avatar' was the big winner at this year's Jameson Empire Film Awards 2010 last night (28.03.10). The 3-D sci-fi blockbuster picked up three prizes at the event, winning Best Film, Best Director for James Cameron...

Stars Turn Out For Woodward Memorial

Stars including SIMON PEGG and veteran British actress BARBARA WINDSOR turned out in force on Thursday (25Mar10) to celebrate the life of late actor EDWARD WOODWARD at a London memorial.The 79 year old, best known...

Pegg Helps Tackle School Bullies

STAR TREK actor SIMON PEGG has lent his support to pupils at his old school - offering them advice on bullying.The British funnyman was contacted by a group of students at his former high school...

Stars Pay Tribute To Woodward

Stars including SIR CHRISTOPHER LEE and SIMON PEGG have paid tribute to late British actor EDWARD WOODWARD, who died on Monday (16Nov09).The 79 year old, best known for his role in cult horror film The...

Aykroyd Joins Burke & Hare Film

DAN AYKROYD has signed on to join SIMON PEGG, BILL NIGHY and former DR. WHO DAVID TENNANT in a new film about British graverobbers William Burke and William Hare.Casting has yet to be finalised, but...

Dunst And Pegg Testify In Theft Trial

KIRSTEN DUNST and SIMON PEGG were in court on Thursday (24Sep09) to testify against a second man accused of stealing the stars' possessions from a hotel room in August 2007.Jarrod Beinerman, 34, was sentenced to...

Pegg Is A Dad

British funnyman SIMON PEGG is a new dad.The Star Trek actor's wife, Maureen MCCann, gave birth to a baby girl at the weekend. It's the first child for the couple, who wed four years ago...

Pegg Preparing For Fatherhood

British funnyman SIMON PEGG is eager to get stuck into his next role - as a doting dad.The Shaun of the Dead actor's wife Maureen MCCann, who he married in 2005, is due to give...

Star Trek Finds Warp Speed To Top UK Box Office Charts

JJ Abrams' Star Trek reboot has topped the UK box office charts with almost 6 million grossed in its first weekend on release.The science-fiction film, starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg, repeated its...

By on 12 May 2009

Star Trek Sets Phasers To Stun Us Box Office

Star Trek has claimed the second biggest US box office opening of the year with $76.5 million (50.3 million) earned in its first weekend on release.Though the box office haul for JJ Abrams' new take...

By on 11 May 2009

To Boldly Go: Star Trek Makes $72.5m In First Weekend

Star Trek has warped to the top of the North American box office after making $72.5 million in ticket sales.The JJ Abrams reboot made more in its opening weekend than any of the other previous...

By on 11 May 2009

Pegg: Abrams Has Worked A Miracle With Star Trek

Simon Pegg believes director JJ Abrams has achieved an incredible feat in making the new Star Trek film a universal success.The Hot Fuzz star, a longstanding fan of the show, plays engineer Scotty in the...

By on 07 May 2009

Pegg Labels Star Trek UK Premiere As 'Geek Dream'

British actor Simon Pegg described the experience of premiering the new Star Trek film in London's West End as a "geek dream".The Hot Fuzz actor, who plays Scotty in JJ Abrams' reboot of the beloved...

By on 21 April 2009

Pegg To Be A Dad

British actor SIMON PEGG is to become a first-time father - his wife is five months pregnant. The Shaun of the Dead star married wife Maureen MCCann in 2005, and now the couple is looking forward...

Comedian Mark Watson To Host Shockwaves Nme Awards

Mock the Week panellist Mark Watson has been announced as the host of this year's Shockwaves NME awards.The comedian, who regularly performs with a Welsh accent despite being from Bristol, is a regular on BBC...

By on 06 February 2009

Spielberg Casts His Tintin

Jamie Bell has been cast as Tintin in Steven Spielberg's big-screen adaptation of the long-running comic book series, with Daniel Craig starring alongside him as the film's principal villain.Craig, best known for his portrayal of...

By on 27 January 2009

British Comedy Duo Land Tintin Roles

SHAUN OF THE DEAD stars SIMON PEGG and NICK FROST have landed starring roles in STEVEN SPIELBERG's big screen adaptation of the classic TINTIN comics. The funnymen, who also appeared together in the 2007 comedy...

Pegg Honoured By Hometown

British comic SIMON PEGG has been awarded an honourary degree from the university in his hometown of Gloucester, England. The Shaun of the Dead star has been granted the fellowship from the University of Gloucestershire...

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