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Simon Pegg Needs To Man Up In His Latest Film

Man Up is a phrase many of Simon Pegg’s onscreen characters should have probably heard from Tim in Spaced to Nicholas in Hot Fuzz and all those in between and after.Simon Pegg and Lake Bell...

Billy Dee Williams To Make Star Wars Return

Billy Dee Williams will return for the new 'Star Wars' trilogy.The 77-year-old actor, who starred as Lando Calrissian in the iconic film franchise, was overlooked for the eagerly-awaited 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens', but he...

A Week In Movies: Oscar Awards Birdman, Then The Stars Party And Return To Work. Trailers Arrive For Simon Pegg As An Aussie Hitman, A Bradley Cooper Romance And A Kristen Wiig Comedy

Hollywood celebrated itself on Sunday night with the 87th Academy Awards, ignoring the critics' favourite Boyhood to present the best film, director and screenplay Oscars to the show business comedy Birdman. The lively presenters and...

Simon Pegg Wants To Kill Me Three Times

Kill Me Three Times is funnyman Simon Pegg’s latest comedy in which he plays a professional hitman living in Australia. Directed by Kriv Stenders, this black comedy follows the life of Charlie Wolfe as he...

Simon Pegg To Write Star Trek 3

Simon Pegg is to co-write 'Star Trek 3'.The 44-year-old actor - who plays Scotty in the sci-fi series - will work with 'Dark Blue' creator Doug Jung on the story for the latest installment in...

'Star Trek 3' Shapes Up - Simon Pegg Writing Script

We already knew that Fast and the Furious director Justin Lin had replaced Roberto Orci as the director of Star Trek 3, but now, Paramount have made another major addition to the backroom team in...

Star Trek 3 Handed July 2016 Release Date

'Star Trek 3' has been given a release date of July 8, 2016.The much-hyped release of the sci-fi film will mark the 50th anniversary of Star Trek's television series, which first hit screens on September...

Contactmusic.com's 10 Worst Films Of 2014

Most of these movies feature actors, actresses and filmmakers who really should know better...10) Dumb And Dumber To - After 20 years we had finally forgotten the resolutely unfunny first movie. And now they're back....

Justin Lin To Direct Star Trek 3

Justin Lin is to direct 'Star Trek 3'.The 'Fast & Furious' director has been chosen to replace Roberto Orci, who has relinquished the role but decided to stay on as a producer of the eagerly...

Simon Pegg 'Grows Apart' From Twitter

Simon Pegg and Twitter have ''grown apart''.The comedian has taken to his official webpage to inform fans that although his official Twitter page, @simonpegg, will be reactivated, he no longer intends to tweet from it.In...

Jessie J Donates Creepy Clothes

Jessie J has donated clothes to Marks and Spencer's Little Shwop of Horrors.The 'Bang Bang' singer has been clearing out some of her unwanted gear for punters to purchase at a petrifying pop-up shop which...

Simon Pegg Leads Tributes To Lynda Bellingham

British actor Simon Pegg has led tributes to Tv star Lynda Bellingham following her death on Sunday (19Oct14).The Canadian/British actress, best known as the star of Oxo gravy Tv adverts in the U.K., passed away...

Stars Celebrate Michael Caine's Career

Stars including Sir Roger Moore, Simon Pegg and Steve Coogan headed to London's Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday (01Oct14) to honour Sir Michael Caine's career.British comedians Coogan and Rob Brydon opened the show with a...

Stars Support Beleaguered Emma Watson

Simon Pegg, Kate Bosworth and Joseph Gordon-Levitt have thrown their support behind embattled actress Emma Watson after hackers threatened to leak nude pictures of her just days after her hard-hitting pro-feminism speech.The Harry Potter star...

Roberto Orci Drops Out Of Power Rangers Reboot

Roberto Orci has dropped out of the 'Power Rangers.'The screenwriter-and-producer has been forced to quit as executive producer in the Lionsgate and Haim Saban's upcoming big screen reboot as his 'Star Trek 3' directing obligation...

Sean Harris To Play Mission Impossible Villain?

Sean Harris has entered into negotiations to play the villain in 'Mission: Impossible 5'.According to Deadline, the 'Prometheus' actor has been offered the lead role by Paramount studios and Skydance Productions but is yet to...

Jeremy Renner Hints At Role In Captain America 3

Jeremy Renner could reprise the role of Hawkeye in 'Captain America 3'.The actor, who appeared in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' alongside the likes of Samuel L. Jackson and Scarlett Johansson, admits he's not sure...

Edgar Wright And Simon Pegg Set To Combine Again On New Movie

Forget Hector and the Search For Happiness. That was a blip in the otherwise brilliant career of Simon Pegg. And anyway, he’s at his best when working with Edgar Wright – good news, then, that...

Simon Pegg Confirms New Movie With Edgar Wright

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright are working on a new movie.The pair have collaborated on three films over the last decade - 'Shaun of the Dead' (2004), 'Hot Fuzz' (2007) and 'The World's End' (2013)...

Hector And The Search For Happiness Savaged By The Critics

Simon Pegg has had an intriguing career. He's been highly praised for his terrific collaborative projects with Edgar Wright, from the British TV series Spaced to the Cornetto Trilogy of twisted English comedies: Shaun of...

Simon Pegg: Robin Williams May Not Have Finished Film

Simon Pegg is worried Robin Williams didn't complete their movie before he died.The 44-year-old actor thinks it would be a ''shame'' if the voice of Dennis the dog in 'Absolutely Anything' had to be re-cast...

Simon Pegg's 'Hector And The Search For Happiness' Has 0% On Rotten Tomatoes

Hector and the Search for Happiness, the latest of Simon Pegg's movies that has nothing to do with Edgar Wright, is out on Friday (August 15, 2014) - and it ain't looking good. It's sort...

UK Premiere Of 'Hector And The Search For Happiness' [Pictures]

Simon Pegg and a bunch of celebs attended the UK premiere of 'Hector And The Search For Happiness' in London on Tuesday night.Pegg’s character – Hector – has everything you could ostensibly want in life:...

People Assume I'm Always Happy, Says Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg says fans assume he's always happy simply because he's a comedian.Speaking at the London premiere of 'Hector and the Search for Happiness', in Leicester Square, Pegg reflected on what makes him happy, which...

The Final Projects Of Robin Williams

The death of acting legend and comedic master, Robin Williams, has prompted many tributes from colleagues, friends, family and fans to pour in from around the world as people come to terms with the loss...

James Corden's Gone All USA: But Which Other Comedy Brits Have Flown Across The Pond?

It looks like British favourite James Corden has successfully sealed his fate as another Brit over on American shores with his appointment as the new host of CBS’ Late Late Show all but confirmed by...

Simon Pegg Rocked By Rik Mayall's Death

Actor Simon Pegg was torn when his comedy hero Rik Mayall died earlier this year (14) because he wanted to pay a heartfelt tribute online but feared it would seem self-serving.The Shaun of the Dead...

Everything We Know About Edgar Wright's 'Baby Driver'

After a storm of scepticism surrounding Edgar Wright’s decision to walk away from the future Marvel blockbuster Ant Man, the British director has instead turned his hand to a new project which promises to put...

Simon Pegg Hails Chris Martin As A Man Of The People

Actor Simon Pegg is adamant rocker Chris Martin is misunderstood by critics, insisting the Coldplay star is so generous he hands bundles of cash to the homeless.Pegg has been close friends with the Yellow hitmaker...

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