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Noah Hawley's Star Trek Film Put On Hold

Noah Hawley's 'Star Trek' film has been put on hold by Paramount Pictures.The studio - which has a new boss, Emma Watts - is deciding how Paramount should approach the project, which is the early...

Tom Cruise To Resume Mission: Impossible Filming In The UK

Tom Cruise will resume filming on 'Mission: Impossible' films in the UK.The British government has given the green light for production to resume production on the seventh and eighth instalments of the action franchise, which...

Simon Pegg Wants To Go Into Space With Tom Cruise

Simon Pegg would ''love'' to go into space with Tom Cruise.The 'Top Gun' actor was reported in May to have teamed up with Elon Musk's SpaceX and NASA for a project that would be the...

Simon Pegg's Alcoholism Battle Was A 'Private Hell'

Simon Pegg says his battle with alcoholism was a ''private hell''.The 'Lost Transmissions' star has revealed he struggled with an addiction to alcohol after using booze to self-medicate in the late 2000s, and has said...

Simon Pegg Annoyed By Star Trek Email Offer

Simon Pegg was ''irked'' by the way he was offered the role of Scotty in 'Star Trek'.The 50-year-old actor has played the role of Captain Montgomery 'Scotty' Scott since the sci-fi series was rebooted in...

Simon Pegg Hints At Hot Fuzz Sequel

Simon Pegg has refused to rule out a 'Hot Fuzz' sequel.The 50-year-old actor believes that the movie - the second in the 'Cornetto Trilogy' with co-star Nick Frost and writer Edgar Wright - has the...

Simon Pegg Inspired To Do Stunts By Tom Cruise

Simon Pegg has been inspired by Tom Cruise to do more stunts.The 50-year-old actor plays Benji Dunn in the 'Mission: Impossible' franchise opposite Tom, 57, as Ethan Hunt and Simon admitted that seeing Tom perform...

Tom Cruise Is An Incredibly Generous Performer, Says Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg thinks Tom Cruise is ''an incredibly generous performer''.The 50-year-old actor is looking forward to starring alongside Tom once again in 'Mission: Impossible 7', hailing his approach to the money-spinning film franchise.Simon shared: ''It's...

Christopher Mcquarrie Excited By Ethan Hunt's Journey In Next Mission: Impossible Films

Christopher McQuarrie decided to shoot back-to-back 'Mission: Impossible' films because his story for Ethan Hunt couldn't fit into one movie.The 51-year-old director is helming 'Mission: Impossible 7' from a script that he wrote and...

Vaughn Stein To Direct Special Delivery

Vaughn Stein is to direct 'Special Delivery'.Variety report that Dolphin Entertainment have acquired the rights to the script penned by Brian Hurwitz and have brought in Vaughn to helm the movie.'Special Delivery' tells the story...

Edgar Wright: Shaun Of The Dead Was Influenced By Video Games

Edgar Wright got the idea for 'Shaun of the Dead' after spending an entire night playing zombie-themed video games.The 46-year-old filmmaker helmed the 2004 horror comedy, as well as co-writing it alongside lead actor Simon...

Simon Pegg Gets Political With Monster In Upcoming Movie 'Slaughterhouse Rulez'

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's collaborations on horror-comedy movies have gone down as some of the best within the subgenre. Having fought against zombies in 'Shaun of the Dead' back in 2004, and facing off...

Simon Pegg "Excited" About Working With Director S.j. Clarkson On 'Star Trek 4'

Following news that Quentin Tarantino would be directing a 'Star Trek' movie came the announcement that the series' first ever female director would come in the form of S.J. Clarkson, for 'Star Trek 4'. With...

Simon Pegg Confirms Work Underway For Another 'Star Trek' Movie

Despite there being no official announcements surrounding the current 'Star Trek' movie franchise and its future, star Simon Pegg says that he knows there will be more coming to the series when asked if his...

Simon Pegg Hasn't Fallen Out With George Takei Over Gay Sulu Character

Star Trek script-writer Simon Pegg has defended the decision to portray the character of Hikaru Sulu as openly gay, and has insisted that he and George Takei – the actor who originally played Sulu –...

Simon Pegg And George Takei Disagree Over Sulu Being Portrayed As Gay In 'Star Trek Beyond'

Star Trek Beyond co-writer Simon Pegg has said he “respectfully disagrees” with George Takei, after the actor called the news that Hikaru Sulu would be gay in the new movie “really unfortunate”. Takei, who is...

Simon Pegg Is Determined To Make 'Star Trek Beyond' All About Anton Yelchin

The show must go on. That's the attitude of bereaved 'Star Trek Beyond' cast member and screenwriter Simon Pegg, who's determined to make the promotional run of the new movie all about the late Anton...

Simon Pegg: 'Chris Martin Struggled With Gwyneth Paltrow Fame Levels'

The funnyman, who has been friends with the singer since 2000 and is godfather to his daughter Apple, was part of the rock star's inner circle when he first started dating Oscar winner...

Rich Cline's 10 Worst Films Of 2015

Most of these movies feature actors, actresses and filmmakers who really should have known better... 10. Terminator GenisysSurely this fragmented, messy reboot will sink this franchise forever. Nothing about the story or characters made any...

The Enterprise Crew Face Their Worst Fate Yet In 'Star Trek Beyond' - Trailer

The crew of the USS Enterprise are, by now, adept at overcoming life-threatening situations, but the upcoming third instalment of the re-boot 'Star Trek' film series sees them facing a threat much more serious than...

The Hotel That Inspired 'The Shining' To Become World's First Horror Museum

The owners of the iconic Stanley Hotel in Colorado – better known as The Overlook Hotel in the classic horror novel 'The Shining' – are planning to open the world’s first horror-themed museum inside the...

Stars Back The Shining Hotel Horror Museum

The Stanley Hotel in Colorado inspired author Stephen King to create the Overlook Hotel in his horror novel, which was adapted into the 1980 film starring Jack Nicholson. Ghost tours and a...

Nick Frost Attempted Suicide

In his upcoming autobiography, the Shaun of the Dead star recalls a dark period in his life when his parents' furniture business collapsed and they lost their family home. His mother suffered...

Star Trek Beyond Delayed By 2 Weeks

'Star Trek Beyond' has been pushed back by two weeks. The forthcoming sci-fi movie, which was originally set to be released on July 8, 2016, won't hit cinema screens now until July 22, 2016 due...

Simon Pegg Goes From Absolutely Anything Back To Star Trek

At 45, Simon Pegg's career is going into overdrive. Not only is he in two of the biggest franchises in cinema (Star Trek and Mission: Impossible), but he's also appearing in this year's Star Wars...

Tom Cruise Refused To Terrify Family And Friends With Mission: Impossible Plane Stunt Plan

The action man's opening scene in the film involves him jumping on a cargo plane preparing for take-off, and then hanging on for dear life as co-star Simon Pegg's tech-savvy character attempts to...

'Film Geek' Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise is a ''film geek''.The 53-year-old actor adores working in London because he can film in movie studios steeped in history and his latest picture, 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' is a tribute to...

Weekend Box Office: ‘Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’ Makes $56 Million In Opening Weekend

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has topped the U.S. Weekend Box Office (31st July-2nd August). The action film, which was released on 31st July, made $56 million in the U.S. and Canada. The film has made...

Tom Cruise's 'Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation' A Massive Success On Opening Night

It looks as though Tom Cruise’s latest action rampage Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation is going to exceed the very good commercial performance expected of it this weekend, with the news that the thriller has made...

Simon Pegg Turned Practical Joker In Retaliation To Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible Pranks

The pair spent days shooting a car chase in Casablanca, Morocco, and Cruise made Pegg sweat in the already-sweltering temperatures by secretly turning on the vehicle's heater. The 45 year old eventually...

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