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Early-bird Critics React To 'World's End' - And They're Impressed

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Write finish up their “Cornetto Trilogy” with World’s End – five childhood friends reunite 20 years on to attempt an epic pub crawl, but soon find out the...

Simon Pegg Lured Martin Freeman To New Movie With Location Promise

Simon Pegg persuaded Martin Freeman to sign up for new movie The World's End by agreeing to shoot the film near The Hobbit star's family home.The British stars have teamed up for the unofficial third...

Simon Pegg: Pubs Are Central To UK Culture

Simon Pegg thinks pubs are ''so important'' to British culture.The drinking establishments have been central to the three films - 'Shawn of the Dead', 'Hot Fuzz' and 'The World's End' - making up the Cornetto...

Simon Pegg Feels Responsible For Chinese Farmer's Alien Stunt

Simon Pegg has reached out to a Chinese farmer who has been jailed for masterminding an alien hoax based on the British funnyman's hit movie Paul.Li Kai has reportedly been ordered to spend five days...

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"Happy 85th birthday Maurice Sendak Make mischief of one kind or another... I know Maurice died last year but people who leave that kind of legacy, including the tattoo on my back, never die. So...

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"After a barrage of tweets on the matter, allow me to clarify, I am not in the running for, nor do I have any desire to be the next Doctor." Simon Pegg shoots down online...

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"There will never, ever, Ever be another series of Spaced, unless it is written and produced by (someone else)... Sitcom movies are generally just extended episodes, the purpose if which is to exploit the popularity...

The World's End Is About 'Morality'

'The World's End' is about ''addiction'' and ''morality'', according to Simon Pegg.The comedic actor-and-writer's upcoming offering differs from his previous hit films - 'Shaun of the Dead' and 'Hot Fuzz' - and although the feature...

Edgar Wright Promises Surprise Cameo For 'The World's End'

Edgar Wright was speaking to fans in a Yahoo! Q&A session on Friday (May 24) about the upcoming comedy The World's End, the final edition of the much-loved Cornetto trilogy. The filmmaker revealed a few...

Zachary Quinto Hoping For Ewok Role In Star Wars

Zachary Quinto wants to play an Ewok in 'Star Wars'.The 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' star would love to play one of the miniature spear-wielding creatures in J.J. Abrams' new sci-fi project, 'Star Wars Episode VII',...

The World’S End – Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Are Back [Trailer]

It’s been a while since we’ve been able to enjoy the partnership of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, but they’re back, amongst some pretty excellent company, for their new film: The World’s End.Click to see...

Simon Pegg Threw Up After Filming Star Trek Into Darkness Action Scene

Actor Simon Pegg regretted gobbling up a large meal before filming an action scene in new movie Star Trek: Into Darkness - because he was too full to run and threw up his lunch in...

Tnt Pick Up Frank Darabont's 'Lost Angels' Pilot

TNT have announced a thoroughly impressive line-up for their fall programming schedule, with Frank Darabont's Lost Angels standing out as one of the most hotly anticipated shows on the list. The show is based primarily...

Drew Pearce To Script Mission: Impossible 5

'Iron Man 3' co-writer Drew Pearce will pen 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The scriptwriter has been given the task of writing Paramount's next installment in the action franchise, which Tom Cruise will star in as well as...

Simon Pegg: No Wish For Star Wars Role

Simon Pegg has ''no wish'' to be in 'Star Wars VII'.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' actor has revealed he has no desire to land a role in long-time collaborator J.J. Abrams' upcoming seventh installment in...

Simon Pegg: Hollywood Is Juvenile

Simon Pegg says the film industry is still ''juvenile''.The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' actor says ''fan culture'' is making mainstream cinema childish and he noted attempts at darker approaches to films like 'The Dark Knight'...

Simon Pegg Turned To Father-in-law To Perfect His Scottish Scotty

Funnyman Simon Pegg perfected his Scottish accent for the Star Trek films with a little help from his Glaswegian father-in-law.The Brit plays Montgomery Scott, aka Scotty, in the new Star Trek movie franchise and, in...

The World's End: 12 Pubs, 12 Pints, What Could Possibly Go Wrong? [Trailer & Pictures]

12 Pubs 12 Pints...The first trailer for Edgar Wright's new movie The World's End has rolled out online - and it looks a riot. The final instalment in the Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy (Shaun...

Jon Favreau Leads Tributes To Ray Harryhausen

Director Jon Favreau and actor Simon Pegg have led the tributes to special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen following his death on Tuesday (07May13).The moviemaker and stop-motion model animator passed away in London at the age...

Tom Cruise Set For Mission: Impossible 5

Tom Cruise has signed on to star in 'Mission: Impossible 5'.The actor is officially set to reprise his role as secret agent Ethan Hunt in the fifth installment of the action franchise after inking a...

Stars Out In Force For Star Trek: Into Darkness London Premiere

The cast from 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' graced the white carpet for the London premiere last night (02.05.13).Actor Simon Pegg took to the red carpet of the 3D sci-fi film, directed by J.J. Abrams, and...

Simon Pegg's Carrie Fisher Poster Kiss

Simon Pegg told Carrie Fisher he kissed her poster every night.He told the 'Star Wars' actress about his ''crush'' on her, admitting he would kiss a poster featuring her as Princess Leia before he went...

Simon Pegg Stole Badge From Star Trek Set

Simon Pegg stole a Starfleet badge from the 'Star Trek Into Darkness' set.The actor - who plays Enterprise engineer Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott in the space saga - couldn't resist keeping a memento from his work...

Benedict Cumberbatch's Star Trek Fun

Benedict Cumberbatch was ''like a kid in a candy store'' on the set of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'.The 36-year-old actor plays villain John Harrison in JJ Abrams' sci-fi sequel and Benedict revealed he had lots...

Simon Pegg Nursing Ankle Injury

British actor Simon Pegg has undergone an X-ray on his ankle after sustaining a painful injury during a trip to Canada.The Shaun of the Dead star hurt himself on Sunday (21Apr13) and subsequently revealed he...

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"Just bumped into Josh Holloway in Vancouver. If you're that good looking, you shouldn't be allowed to be that lovely. swoon". British actor Simon Pegg is taken with the Lost star while on location in...

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"Who would like Toni Colette (sic) to get onto Twitter? She's toying with the idea but isn't entirely convinced." British comedian Simon Pegg rallies support from fans to get his Australian co-star Toni Collette to...

Thandie Newton Was Princess Of Pranks On Run, Fatboy, Run Set

Actress Thandie Newton made Simon Pegg's life hell on the set of their 2007 comedy Run, Fatboy, Run by pranking him mercilessly through the shoot.The Mission: Impossible 2 star played the comedian's love interest in...

Simon Pegg Dismisses Star Wars Casting Rumours

British actor Simon Pegg has brushed off Internet rumours suggesting director J.J. Abrams has cast him in the new Star Wars film.Reports suggested the funnyman, who portrays Scotty in Abrams' Star Trek movie franchise, was...

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Man Up - Review

Truly enjoyable British romantic-comedies come along so rarely (Four Weddings and a Funeral was more than 20 years ago) that there's cause to...

Mariachi El Bronx Lead Latest Additions To Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 Line-Up

They'll also be performing on the Lock Up stage as The Bronx.

Bradley Cooper And Emma Stone Take On 'Aloha' Critics

'Aloha', the new film from Cameron Crowe ('Almost Famous', 'Jerry Maguire'), opens this weekend in North America

Glastonbury's Emily Eavis Reveals She Received Death Threats Over Kanye Booking

With a little under a month to go before it kicks off, probably the most talked-about thing....

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Jason Schwartzman's Meanest Role To Date?

Ahead of the upcoming UK release of 'Listen Up Philip', the film's star, Jason Schwartzman...

'Spy' Is Melissa McCarthy's Big Break Out

Melissa McCarthy is now getting a chance to hold a movie up on her name alone.

'Danny Collins' Is a Risk that Paid Off for Al Pacino

Al Pacino shines in 'Danny Collins'

Trevor Noah To Replace Jon Stewart On 'The Daily Show' For The First Time On September 28th

Trevor Noah, the new host of Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’ when Jon Stewart departs...

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