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Simon Pegg Unsure About Seth Rogen For Paul

Simon Pegg didn't have Seth Rogen in mind for alien movie 'Paul'. The British actor - who stars opposite an extra-terrestrial voiced by Seth in the comedy road-trip film - originally wanted an older star...

Pegg Used Paltrow To Land Danner Cameo In Paul

Simon Pegg used his friendship with Gwyneth Paltrow to persuade her actress mother Blythe Danner to make a cameo appearance in his new movie Paul.The British funnyman re-teams with his Shaun of the Dead and...

Simon Pegg Amazed By Spielberg Cameo

Star Trek actor Simon Pegg is still in disbelief that his movie hero Steven Spielberg agreed to a cameo appearance in his new comedy Paul.The British funnyman was working with sidekick Nick Frost on Spielberg's...

William Shatner Wants Role In New Star Trek Movie

William Shatner says he would like to appear in the next Star Trek movie.William Shatner, the American actor who famously played Captain James T. Kirk on the sci-fi drama series, says he would like to...

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol A 'Rebirth' Of The Series

'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol' will be a "rebirth for the series". British actor Simon Pegg - who reprises the role of Benji Dunn in the action movie series alongside Tom Cruise - has confirmed...

Pegg's Paul Tops U.k. Box Office

SIMON PEGG's new alien comedy PAUL has proved to be out of this world - after entering the U.K. box office chart at number one.The extra-terrestrial movie knocked animated hit Gnomeo & Juliet off the...

Simon Pegg Praises Seth Rogen As Paul

Simon Pegg often forgets Seth Rogen voices the alien in 'Paul' because he plays the character so well. The actor lent his voice to the titular character Paul, an alien who escapes from Area 51,...

Pegg Fears British Movies Will Die

SIMON PEGG is adamant British filmmakers need to rely on Hollywood bosses for funding - because the U.K. movie industry is dying.The star and his pal Nick Frost employed an all-American cast for their latest...

Pegg's Deathly Birthday Shoot

British actor SIMON PEGG experienced a memorable 40th birthday last year (10) - he acted out his own execution for BURKE AND HARE.The star reached the milestone on 14 February (10) but he spent the...

Pegg Was Smitten With Paul Co-star Weaver

SIMON PEGG still can't believe he's appearing in a film alongside his childhood crush SIGOURNEY WEAVER.The Alien star plays a "crackpot" woman in the Brit's new alien comedy Paul, and meeting her for the first...

Pegg And Frost's Free Road Trip For Film Research

British actors SIMON PEGG and NICK FROST embarked on a road trip across America to find inspiration for their new sci-fi movie PAUL.The stars' new comedy, which also features Sigourney Weaver, sees them befriend an...

Simon Pegg Penned 'Horny' Poem For Sigourney

Simon Pegg once wrote a sexy poem for Sigourney Weaver. The British actor - who stars alongside the 'Alien' actress in his new sci-fi comedy movie 'Paul' - created the prose for Sigourney in which...

Simon Pegg Loved Sigourney Weaver Lift

Simon Pegg loved being lifted in the air by Sigourney Weaver on the set of new movie 'Paul'. The British actor - who wrote the sci-fi comedy script with long-term friend and collaborator Nick Frost...

Simon Pegg Impressed By Cgi Alien

Simon Pegg doesn't think an actor's portrayal of an alien can match up to a computer-generated creature.The actor stars with long-time collaborator Nick Frost in new comedy 'Paul' - which follows to pals who pick...

Jane Lynch To Discuss Alcoholism And Sexuality In Memoir

JANE LYNCH will discuss her battle with alcoholism in her forthcoming memoir 'Happy Accidents'.JANE LYNCH, the American actress and star of the hit musical-comedy GLEE, will speak frankly about her career, getting sober, and how...

Stars Pay Tribute To Barry

Stars including SIMON LE BON, STEPHEN FRY and SIMON PEGG have led tributes to Bond composer JOHN BARRY, who died on Sunday (30Jan11).The Oscar-winning musician, who wrote the iconic theme tunes for 007 films including...

The Hobbit Cast Grows With Addition Of Andy Serkis And Sir Ian Mckellen

THE HOBBIT, the forthcoming two-part 'Lord of the Rings' prequel directed by PETER JACKSON, will see SIR IAN MCKELLEN reprising his role as 'Gandalf' and ANDY SERKIS returning as 'Gollum', according to the UK's Guardian...

Fry, Pegg & Lucas Join Twitter Campaign To Find Missing Teenager

British stars STEPHEN FRY, SIMON PEGG and MATT LUCAS have all joined a Twitter.com campaign to help find a missing teenager who disappeared in London last month (Dec10).Serena Beakhurst, 14, was last seen in the...

Walters And Spacey Add Tributes To Postlethwaite

The celebrity tributes to PETE POSTLETHWAITE are continuing to pour in - his ex-girlfriend JULIE WALTERS, as well as actors KEVIN SPACEY and SIMON PEGG, have all made dedications to the late star.The Oscar-nominated actor...

Zoe Buckman And David Schwimmer Expecting First Child

ZOE BUCKMAN, the 25-year-old British photographer, is pregnant with her first child to 'Friends' star DAVID SCHWIMMER, reports People Magazine. The couple met in London in 2007 when the 44-year-old actor was directing his movie...

David Schwimmer To Be A Dad

David Schwimmer is going to be a father.The former 'Friends' star's wife Zoe Buckman is pregnant with their first child and the couple are delighted with the happy news.A representative for the actor said: "They...

Empire Strikes Back Director Irvin Kershner Dies

'The Empire Strikes Back' director Irvin Kershner has died at the age of 87. The filmmaker - who took over from George Lucas to create the sequel to 'Star Wars' - died at his home...

Pegg Cast His Dog In New Movie

SIMON PEGG felt at home on the set of his new movie BURKE AND HARE - he brought his dog to the shoot and even landed her a role in the film.The Shaun of the...

Pegg's Praise For Brave Cruise

British actor SIMON PEGG was stunned when TOM CRUISE performed a death-defying stunt for the new MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE movie, insisting the Hollywood legend loved the danger and has "no fear".Cruise impressed his critics when he...

Jane Lynch Joins Muppets Movie

Jane Lynch has joined the cast of the upcoming Disney 'Muppets' movie. The 'Glee' star - who plays the scheming cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester in the musical comedy -will portray a prison guard in the...

Isla Fisher Hid Pregnancy From Burke Cast

Isla Fisher worried the cast of 'Burke & Hare' thought she was "a bulimic actress from Hollywood" because she hid her pregnancy from them. The Australian actress - who stars alongside Simon Pegg and Andy...

Pegg Agonised Over Tarantino Snub

British actor SIMON PEGG faced one of the most difficult decisions of his life when he chose to snub a role in QUENTIN TARANTINO's INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS.The Star Trek star was overjoyed when the famed director...

John Landis' Psycho Love Transformation

John Landis had to turn "psychopaths into romantics" on 'Burke & Hare'. The director - who cast Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis as real life 19th century killers William Burke and William Hare in the...

Simon Pegg Impressed By Penis

Simon Pegg was stunned when he realised what his penis could do.The 'Hot Fuzz' actor admits his favourite book of all time was one his mother gave him when he was 12, which described the...

Simon Pegg's Sexual Confusion

Simon Pegg joked he accidentally made Isla Fisher pregnant during scene for 'Burke and Hare'.Australian actress Isla recently gave birth to her second child with comedian husband Sacha Baron Cohen, but Simon - who had...

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