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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...

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...

Benedict Cumberbatch Fell For Simon Pegg's Star Trek Prank

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch spent a morning on the Star Trek set with cream smeared on his face after falling for a prank by his co-star Simon Pegg.The two Brits are among the star-studded cast...

Simon Pegg Hopes J. J. Abrams Doesn't Forget 'Trekkies'

Simon Pegg hopes J. J. Abrams doesn't forget about ''Trekkies'' fans while he directs 'Star Wars: Episode 7'. The British actor plays Scotty in the filmmaker's upcoming feature 'Star Trek: Into Darkness' and while he...

Stars Weigh In On Pope's Resignation

Hollywood funnymen Ricky Gervais, Simon Pegg and David Walliams have seen the funny side of Pope Benedict Xvi's resignation after his surprise announcement hit headlines across the world on Monday (11Feb13).The 85-year-old religious leader, who...

Simon Pegg: Les Miserables Made Me Like Musicals

Simon Pegg didn't like musicals until he watched 'Les Miserables'.The 42-year-old actor has never enjoyed the genre but he had to watch the movie - based on the acclaimed stage production - as a member...

Simon Pegg: J.j. Abrams Is Perfect For Star Wars

Simon Pegg thinks J.J. Abrams will do a ''great job'' on 'Star Wars'.The actor - who plays Scotty in the director's reboot of 'Star Trek' and the upcoming sequel 'Star Trek Into Darkness' - believes...

Simon Pegg Hosts Charity Screening Of Beasts Of The Southern Wild

Actor Simon Pegg turned host on Wednesday (06Feb13) to present a charity screening of Beasts Of The Southern Wild.The British star fronted the event at London's Mayfair Hotel to raise money for Oxfam, and he...

Simon Pegg: The World's End Avoids Parody

Simon Pegg says 'The World's End' won't be a parody.The British funnyman claims the final instalment of his wacky 'Three Flavours Cornetto' trilogy - following 'Shaun of the Dead' in 2004 and 'Hot Fuzz' in...

Rosamund Pike Wants To Try More Comedy

Actress Rosamund Pike is eager to sign up for more comedy movies after getting a taste of the action in Simon Pegg's upcoming movie The World's End.The Die Another Day star admits she would love...

Star Trek Into Darkness Trailer Leaks: Benedict Cumberbatch Plays Khan?

The first trailer for JJ Abrams' Star Trek sequel Into Darkness has emerged online today (December 5, 2012), with trekkies already drooling all over their keyboards at the menacing voiceover provided by Benedict Cumberbatch. It's...

Pictures: Halloween Party Of The Year? Jonathan Ross Transforms House Into Dungeon

For most people, Halloween means fashioning some kind of mummy outfit out of an old bed sheet that you no longer need. Or popping down the pound shop for a witch’s hat and cheap face...

Chris Martin Flies Dj In For Gwyneth's Birthday

Chris Martin flew his favourite DJ to France to play at wife Gwyneth Paltrow's 40th birthday party.The Oscar-winning actress was celebrating reaching the milestone on Saturday (29.09.12) so her rocker husband paid thousands of pounds...

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