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Pegg: 'I'd Swap Acting For Directing'

British funnyman SIMON PEGG would like to swap acting for a more low-key role in showbiz - he wants to become a director. The Shaun of the Dead actor wrote and starred in a number...

Pegg Warns Off Fame Wannabes

British funnyman SIMON PEGG shuns the limelight - because courting publicity is like swimming with sharks. The Hot Fuzz star hates being famous - but insists anyone who craves it deserves the coverage they get....

Pegg Blasts Gervais For Criticising British Films

Funnyman SIMON PEGG has hit out at fellow comedian RICKY GERVAIS for criticising the British film industry. Pegg slammed The Office star, who has had huge success in America with the comedy series, after he...

Pegg 'Humbled' By Ledger Meeting

British funnyman SIMON PEGG was left stunned and "humbled" after meeting HEATH LEDGER, when the late star revealed he was a fan. Pegg and his wife were mingling at the BAFTA Awards in Britain, when...

Pegg Makes Scotty Role A Tribute To Doohan

SIMON PEGG has promised his portrayal of SCOTTY in the new STAR TREK movie will be a "tribute" to the late JAMES DOOHAN, the actor who made the role famous. Doohan's son Christopher plays an...

Pegg Shows Musical Talent

Funnyman SIMON PEGG wants to swap acting for music after he played the drums at a party for the premiere of his new film. Pegg stars in How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, based...

Simon Pegg And Stars Out For London Comedy Premiere

Simon Pegg and Gillian Anderson were among the celebrities lining the red carpet for the UK premiere of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.Released in the UK on October 3rd, the comedy is based...

By on 25 September 2008

Pegg Slams Media Over Dunst's Rehab

British actor SIMON PEGG has hit out the media over the coverage of KIRSTEN DUNST's recent trip to rehab. The Spider-Man star entered a facility in Utah last year (07) and was subject to speculation...

Two Weeks Remain To Vote For 'Film For The Future'

Cinema aficionados have a fortnight in which to vote for which film they would wish to share with future generations.As part of the British Film Institute's (BFI) 75th birthday celebrations, 75 special contributors from the...

By on 18 September 2008

Kirsten Dunst "Learned A Lot" In Rehab Spell

Kirsten Dunst says she is in good spirits since her stay in a rehabilitation clinic for depression.The actress was admitted to the Cirque Lodge centre in Utah in February, the same facility in which Lindsay...

By on 11 September 2008

Pegg Seeks Approval From Star Trek Fans

British actor SIMON PEGG is not surprised he has come under fire for landing a role in the upcoming STAR TREK film - but still hopes to win over the franchise's fans. Pegg has been...

Pegg Pulls Out Of Tarantino Movie

British actor SIMON PEGG has been forced to pull out of QUENTIN TARANTINO's new movie. The funnyman was scheduled to star in Inglorious Bastards alongside Brad Pitt. But Pegg pulled out of the project because...

Brad Pitt 'To Star' In Tarantino's Inglorious Bastards

Brad Pitt has signed to star in Quentin Tarantino's new World War II drama Inglorious Bastards, reports claim.According to Variety, the Fight Club star has inked a deal to play a Tennessee hillbilly who assembles...

By on 08 August 2008

Jeremy Clarkson The Man That Men Love Most

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been named the man British men admire most in a new poll.The presenter and journalist was the clear winner in a poll carried out by XXX Mints while Cockney...

By on 06 August 2008

Pegg Eyes Star Wars Job

British actor SIMON PEGG wants to write a new STAR WARS story - if he can make friends with director GEORGE LUCAS. The Shaun of the Dead star is a huge fan of the sci-fi...

Pegg Not Interested In Doctor Who

SIMON PEGG has no interest in taking on the title role in cult sci-fi show DOCTOR WHO - because he is having too much fun acting in Hollywood films. The star, who once played a...

Pegg Glad U.s. Tv Spin-off Didn't Work Out

British funnyman SIMON PEGG is relieved his hit comedy show SPACED isn't to be reworked into a U.S. series - because he always hated the idea. The Run Fat Boy Run star admits he came...

Simon Pegg Says New Film Needs 'Suspension Of Disbelief'

Simon Pegg has admitted that the viewing public might have to take his new film with a pinch of salt as it portrays him as an unlikely heartthrob.The Hot Fuzz actor is starring in How...

By on 04 July 2008

Pegg Embarrassed By Anderson Meeting

British actor SIMON PEGG was embarrassed to meet GILLIAN ANDERSON on the set of their new movie - because he once played a character who was obsessed with the X-FILES star. The comedian first shot...

Lily 'Not Fussed' About Topless Pics

Pictures of LILY ALLEN sunbathing topless in Cannes may have caused a stir among the paparazzi, but the star seems to have taken it all in her stride.LILY, who was staying at a hotel in...

By on 16 May 2008

Abrams: Star Trek Will Go Where No Film Has Gone Before

JJ Abrams has claimed his upcoming Star Trek film will be unlike anything fans of the series have seen before.The Lost creator, who recently completed filming on the 11th Star Trek movie, has warned Trekkies...

By on 02 May 2008

Simon Pegg And Edgar Wright Sign Up For Third Film

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright have confirmed that they will work together on a third film, following Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz.The new film is part of a two-movie deal that director Wright...

By on 03 April 2008

21 Wins $23.7 Million Haul At North American Box Office

Card-counting thriller 21 has debuted at the top of the North American box office after making distributor Sony $23.7 million (£11.9 million).The Kevin Spacey-starring drama, which also features Jim Sturgess and Kate Bosworth, is based...

By on 31 March 2008

Schwimmer Turns His Back On Acting

DAVID SCHWIMMER has decided to turn his back on acting and focus his attention on his directing career.Following the success of his latest directorial effort – RUN FAT BOY RUN – former FRIENDS star Schwimmer...

By on 27 March 2008

Pegg: 'Star Trek Fans Needn't Worry'

British funnyman SIMON PEGG has reassured STAR TREK fans by declaring the USS Enterprise is in good hands under the leadership of director J.J. ABRAMS. The Shaun of The Dead star has signed on to...

Pegg Blasts Spaced Remake

British actor SIMON PEGG has blasted the new American remake of his TV sitcom SPACED - because the production companies behind the project have exploited his original idea. The Hot Fuzz star, who co-wrote the...

Star Trek Movie Release Pushed Back To 2009 By Paramount

The release date of the 11th Star Trek movie has been pushed back to May 2009 by Paramount studios as part of a major reshuffle.The JJ Abrams film - set to detail the exploits of...

By on 14 February 2008

New Captain Kirk Talks

Chris Pine, the actor set to play Captain Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek film, has talked of the pressures of taking on the iconic role.Smokin' Aces star Pine is to step into the shoes...

Good Things For Gosling, Dunst

Ryan Gosling and Kirsten Dunst are in talks to star in 1980s murder mystery All Good Things, according to reports.Variety claims the Half Nelson star and Spider-Man actress will begin shooting the movie in April...

By on 22 January 2008

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