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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...

Simon Pegg Launches Special Troops' Cinema

Actor Simon Pegg and model JERRY HALL showed off their caring sides on Thursday (27Sep12) by launching a new cinema designed for injured soldiers.The stars were the guests of honour at the Headley Court rehabilitation...

Mumford & Sons Itunes Set Attracts The Stars

When Mumford & Sons performed at the iTunes Festival, they probably didn't expect some of the U.K's biggest stars to attend, but that's exactly what happened according to The Sun.Adele, Chris Martin, Simon Pegg and...

Paddy Considine Joins Simon Pegg And Nick Frost For 'The World's End'

It's an on-screen reunion we've all wanted to see for ages; finally it's been revealed that Paddy Considine will be joining his Hot Fuzz co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in upcoming comedy The World's...

Zachary Quinto Says Star Trek 2 Is Bigger And Bolder

Zachary Quinto says 'Star Trek 2' is ''bigger and bolder'' than the first film in the franchise.The 35-year-old actor plays Spock in the forthcoming sci-fi movie, which has finished filming, and he ''can't wait'' to...

Did Clint Eastwood Just Lose Mitt Romney The Presidency?

Ok, so maybe the Clint Eastwood speech at the Republican convention didn't completely ruin Mitt Romney's chances of ousting President Barack Obama from The White House, but it sure as hell hasn't helped. The head-scratching...

Clint Eastwood, Barack Obama "Conversation" Doesn't Go Down Well

Clint Eastwood was in attendance last night as Mitt Romney accepted the role of the Republican US political party's runner for the Presidential election this coming November, but though he was there to give his...

Ryan Lochte Makes 'Funny Or Die' Debut

Team US Gold medallist Ryan Lochte has proved that he is a big fan of toilet humor in his debut sketch for 'Funny or Die', during which he reveals he can only urinate whilst he...

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