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Simon Pegg And George Takei Disagree Over Sulu Being Portrayed As Gay In 'Star Trek Beyond'

Star Trek Beyond co-writer Simon Pegg has said he “respectfully disagrees” with George Takei, after the actor called the news that Hikaru Sulu would be gay in the new movie “really unfortunate”. Takei, who is...

Simon Pegg Disagrees With George Takei Over Gay Star Trek Character

Simon Pegg thinks it is ''unfortunate'' that George Takei is disappointed the 'Star Trek' character Hikaru Sulu has been written as gay in the new movie.The 46-year-old star is responsible for writing the script for...

George Takei Disappointed Sulu Is Gay

George Takei thinks it is ''unfortunate'' 'Star Trek's Hikaru Sulu has been written as gay.The 79-year-old actor believes the decision to feature the USS Enterprise helmsman - who he originally played in the 1960s TV...

John Cho: Sulu Is Gay

John Cho has revealed his 'Star Trek' character Hikaru Sulu is gay.The USS Enterprise helmsman will be seen in upcoming movie 'Star Trek Beyond' as being in a same sex relationship and the father to...

Simon Pegg Is Determined To Make 'Star Trek Beyond' All About Anton Yelchin

The show must go on. That's the attitude of bereaved 'Star Trek Beyond' cast member and screenwriter Simon Pegg, who's determined to make the promotional run of the new movie all about the late Anton...

Simon Pegg: Star Trek Beyond Is For Anton Yelchin

Simon Pegg has lost part of his ''family'' following the death of Anton Yelchin.The 27-year-old actor died from ''blunt traumatic asphyxia'' in a freak accident at his Los Angeles home last month when his car...

Simon Pegg: I've Become The Thing I Feared

Simon Pegg has become what he always ''feared'' - a bankable blockbuster star.The 46-year-old writer-and-actor is among the most in-demand names in Hollywood now following a string of box office successes and his next movie...

Simon Pegg Considered Quitting Acting

Simon Pegg considered quitting acting after appearing in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.The 46-year-old writer and actor fulfilled a life-long dream of featuring in a 'Star Wars' movie when he appeared in the role of...

Simon Pegg: Twitter Is A Narcissist's Help Centre

Simon Pegg thinks Twitter is ''a narcissist's help centre''.The acclaimed director and actor decided to quit the social media platform after he reached five million followers and has admitted he doesn't miss the ''mean'' remarks...

Idris Elba Powered Through Four Hours Of Make-up For Star Trek Beyond

The Luther actor is unrecognisable as evil alien Krall in the upcoming Sci-Fi movie franchise, which sees Justin take over directing duties from J.j. Abrams. Krall is hell-bent on attacking the crew of the USS...

Simon Pegg Drew On Comedy Skills For Star Trek Beyond

The British actor joined the likes of Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Zoe Saldana in becoming a part of the new lineup, which was reprised seven years after 2002's Star Trek Nemisis. Simon plays engineer...

Mark Rylance Circling Another Spielberg Movie

The British actor struck gold at the 2016 Academy Awards for his role in Bridge of Spies, their first project together, and they have already completed filming on the big screen adaptation of...

Star Trek Beyond Will Pay Tribute To Leonard Nimoy

The British comedian reprises his role as Scotty in the third instalment of the sci-fi franchise, which he also co-wrote, and assured fans that the film will include a tribute to Star Trek...

Simon Pegg: 'Chris Martin Struggled With Gwyneth Paltrow Fame Levels'

The funnyman, who has been friends with the singer since 2000 and is godfather to his daughter Apple, was part of the rock star's inner circle when he first started dating Oscar winner...

Rich Cline's 10 Worst Films Of 2015

Most of these movies feature actors, actresses and filmmakers who really should have known better... 10. Terminator GenisysSurely this fragmented, messy reboot will sink this franchise forever. Nothing about the story or characters made any...

The Enterprise Crew Face Their Worst Fate Yet In 'Star Trek Beyond' - Trailer

The crew of the USS Enterprise are, by now, adept at overcoming life-threatening situations, but the upcoming third instalment of the re-boot 'Star Trek' film series sees them facing a threat much more serious than...

The Hotel That Inspired 'The Shining' To Become World's First Horror Museum

The owners of the iconic Stanley Hotel in Colorado – better known as The Overlook Hotel in the classic horror novel 'The Shining' – are planning to open the world’s first horror-themed museum inside the...

Stars Back The Shining Hotel Horror Museum

The Stanley Hotel in Colorado inspired author Stephen King to create the Overlook Hotel in his horror novel, which was adapted into the 1980 film starring Jack Nicholson. Ghost tours and a...

Nick Frost Attempted Suicide

In his upcoming autobiography, the Shaun of the Dead star recalls a dark period in his life when his parents' furniture business collapsed and they lost their family home. His mother suffered...

Star Trek Beyond Delayed By 2 Weeks

'Star Trek Beyond' has been pushed back by two weeks. The forthcoming sci-fi movie, which was originally set to be released on July 8, 2016, won't hit cinema screens now until July 22, 2016 due...

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...

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