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Oscar Animated Shorts: Check Out The Nominees

Every year, The Academy makes a selection of short films from three separate disciplines: animation, documentary and live action. And while the latter categories are usually filled with hard-hitting, affecting stories, the animation section provides...

Tributes Pour In For Peter O'toole

Tributes have flooded in for Peter O'Toole. The eight-time Oscar nominated actor passed away in London yesterday (14.12.13) aged 81, and many have expressed their sadness at the loss of the great Hollywood star.His agent,...

Simon Pegg To Join Monty Python Cast Onscreen

British actor Simon Pegg is set to team up with the Monty Python cast in their new comedy movie.Python member Terry Jones will direct the film, titled Absolutely Anything, about a disillusioned school teacher who...

A Week In Movies: Wonder Woman Is Coming, Walker's Hours Hits American Cinemas, And A Glimpse Of The Next Spider-man

The big story this week is that Wonder Woman will make her long-awaited big-screen debut in the upcoming Batman vs Superman movie starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill. Israeli actress Gal Gadot has nabbed the...

Simon Pegg Credits Sobriety With Creativity Boost

British actor Simon Pegg is convinced giving up alcohol enhanced his creativity.The Star Trek actor stopped drinking aged 40 as he struggled to enjoy alcohol in moderation, and he believes learning to live without booze...

Simon Pegg Hates Being Around Drunks

Simon Pegg doesn't like being around drunk people.The 43-year-old actor gave up the booze years ago in a bid to stay trim and he admits he can't stand going to the pub with people who...

Simon Pegg Confirms Mission: Impossible 5 Return

Simon Pegg has confirmed he will be returning for 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The British actor joked he has already started his diet of ''one carrot a day'' to reprise his role as tech expert Benji Dunn...

Simon Pegg's Radiation Trick

Simon Pegg convinced Benedict Cumberbatch he was being affected by radiation on the set of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'.Funnyman Simon played a practical joke on cast member Chris Pine - who plays Captain James T....

Tributes Flood In From Famous Fans Of Felix Dexter

Felix Dexter tragically passed away at the premature age of 52 on Friday, 18 October. The St. Kitts-born London comic was one of the first black comics to break into the mainstream of British comedy...

Simon Pegg Pays Tribute To Comedian Felix Dexter

British funnymen Simon Pegg and Bill Bailey are leading the tributes to comedian Felix Dexter, who died on Friday (18Oct13).The actor/comic was battling myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer, and was said to have...

Saoirse Ronan Auditions For Star Wars

Saoirse Ronan has auditioned for 'Star Wars Episode VII'.The 'How I Live Now' actress has confirmed rumours she read for a part in Disney's blockbuster sequel, to be directed by J.J. Abrams, but insists ''so...

Simon Pegg To Play Assassin In New Australian Film

Simon Pegg is to play an assassin in a new Australian movie featuring Liam and Chris Hemsworth's brother Luke.Kill Me Three Times will also include Alice Braga, Teresa Palmer and Bryan Brown among the cast....

Simon Pegg Puzzled By Cheese-roll Event He Grew Up Attending

Funnyman Simon Pegg has been forced to rethink the annual Cooper's Hill Cheese-Roll event in his native Gloucestershire, England after realising the rest of the world pokes fun at locals chasing a wheel of Double...

Fan Drives 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Writer Bob Orci To Swearing

Here’s the crux of this story: it’s funny when people who shouldn’t really be swearing, swear. Bob Orci – the writer behind the Star Trek sequel, Into Darkess, told a fan to “F*ck off” on...

Simon Pegg Eyes X-files Movie Role

British actor Simon Pegg is keen to land a role in the next big screen installment of The X-Files.The Shaun of the Dead star is adamant original Fbi agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, played...

Simon Pegg Wants X Files Role

Simon Pegg wants a role in the new 'The X-Files' movie. A third installment of the paranormal investigation franchise is being developed, and the Brit actor is keen for a part, but only as long...

'The Butler' & 'We're The Millers' Retain Top Us Box Office Positions

Lee Daniels' The Butler has retained its position at No.1 in the US Weekend Box Office for the second week. The movie is an historical epic which follows the true story of Cecil Gaines (Forest...

Here's Why America Should Flock To See 'The World's End' This Weekend

New British comedy The World's End has been released today (23rd Aug) in America and is the third in the tenuously linked 'Cornetto Trilogy.' First off, you should know that the title is the name...

Simon Pegg's The World's End Is A Veritable August Treat

Having enthralled U.K audiences and critics alike, it’s time for Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s World’s End to go stateside. The film marks the end of the unusually titled ‘Cornetto Trilogy,’ and sees a few...

Frank Darabont's New Mob Drama Gets Premiere Date, New Title And Trailer

Mob City is filmmaker Frank Darabont's take on the novel L.A. Noir: The Struggle For The Soul Of America’s Most Seductive City - a detailed account of post-World War II Los Angeles gripped by corrupt...

Christopher Mcquarrie Confirmed For Mission: Impossible 5

Christopher McQuarrie has been confirmed to direct 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The 'Jack Reacher' director will reunite with Tom Cruise for the fifth instalment in the spy thriller franchise in which the actor will reprise his iconic...

Early Predictions Peg Ryan Gosling, Josh Brolin As Possible Options Warner Bros.' Next Batman

Advance planning for “Man of Steel 2” is well underway and that can only mean one thing – Warner Bross and DC are looking for their next Batman. Sure, they could have teamed up Kale-El...

Rosamund Pike Praises 'Supportive' Pegg

Rosamund Pike has praised Simon Pegg for being such a ''supportive'' co-star.The British actress had a blast filming 'The World's End' with the actor-and-writer and says they bonded after shooting two consecutive films together, with...

Itv Match Big Money With Big Talk And Buy The Whole Damn Thing

Like something? Buy it. That’s ITV’s new mantra based on the fact that they bought something. Anyway, the channel have snapped up the Shaun of the Dead production company Big Talk for a cool £12.5m....

Itv Buys Simon Pegg, Nick Frost's 'Big Talk' In $30 Million Deal

ITV has purchased Big Talk - the production company part owned by Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright - for $12.5 million, which could rise to $30 million depending on performance.Founded in 1995, Big...

Monsters University Scares Off Competition At U.k. Box Office

The animated creatures of Monsters University scared off competition from Simon Pegg's The World's End to keep control of the British box office for a second consecutive weekend.The prequel to 2001's Monsters, Inc., featuring the...

Tributes Pour In For Late Comic Mel Smith

Britain's leading comedy stars including Rowan Atkinson, Simon Pegg and Stephen Fry have paid tribute to British funnyman Mel Smith following his death on Friday (19Jul13).The 60-year-old comedian passed away at his home in north-west...

The World's End: Are Pegg And Wright The New Richard Curtis And Hugh Grant?

The World's End, the final movie in Edgar Wright's Cornetto trilogy, appears to have cemented the position of Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright and Nick Frost among the British comedy movie elite.It began in 2004 with...

Star Trek 3 To Begin Filming Next Year

'Star Trek 3' is likely to start filming next year.Zachary Quinto - who plays Spock in the sci-fi franchise - has revealed producers are planning to start work on the third instalment as soon as...

A Week In Movies: The World's End Premieres, Mendes Returns To Bond, Oldboy Teases

This week's big world premiere was in London for The World's End, where Simon Pegg and Nick Frost walked a blue carpet alongside costars Eddie Marsan, Paddy Considine and Rosamund Pike. The apocalyptic pub crawl...

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