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    Fueling The Flames of Fandom: Simon Pegg Says J.J. Abrams Will Direct 'Star Trek 3,' But Will He?

    Ever since the surprise announcement that J.J. Abrams would direct "Stars Wars: Episode VII," the internet has churned in rampant speculation mode. What will these films entail? Who will star? What characters would return? But in another corner of the galaxy, many were asking what would happen to Ab...

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    Laika & Focus Features Announce New Animated Feature 'The Boxtrolls' For 2014 Release

    This has been a crazy week for animation news – Henry Selick's seemingly doomed “The Shadow King” got resurrected; DreamWorks Animation’s financial troubles became very public (leading to schedule shifts and the cancellation of one film); and now here’s another bit of animation world news to get the...

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    New Images From Edgar Wright's 'The World's End,' Simon Pegg Says Pub Names Are Clues To What Happens Inside

    It seems that, at least on the big screen, the end of the world just isn't worth it without your friends. Last year we saw a bit of that in "Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World," while the Apatow gang will push that notion further this summer with "This Is The End." And...

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    Wright's 'World's End' Goes Into Production, with Pegg, Frost, Freeman & Considine Heading Cast

    Edgar Wright's "The World's End," his next team-up with co-writer Simon Pegg and the third installment in the loose trilogy with "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," has gone into production. All the Wright usuals are onboard, with Nick Frost, Martin Freeman (soon to be known to the world as Bilbo Ba...

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    Edgar Wright's 'World's End' Greenlight at Universal, Third in 'Shaun' & 'Hot Fuzz' Trilogy

    Edgar Wright's "The World's End," the third film in his loose trilogy of comedies including "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz," has been officially greenlit by Universal. The film is currently in pre-production and will begin shooting this October in the UK...

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    Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg Say 'World's End' Is "Social Sci-Fi" And About "Revolution"; Pegg Says Khan Is Not The Villain In 'Star Trek 2'

    Word that “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” filmmaker Edgar Wright would be reuniting with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to complete their “Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy” with “The World’s End” surprised many of us when the news arrived back at the beginning of Ma...

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    Mark Duplass, Jennifer Aniston & Ben Kingsley Head To 'Convention,' Patrick Wilson & Christina Hendricks Lead Darren Aronofsky-Produced 'Zipper'

    Mark Duplass has had busy couple of years, directing and writing three films with his brother, and starring in a number of projects including the raunchy FX comedy, “The League,” and in the upcoming sci-fi tinged indie dramedy “Safety Not Guaranteed” with Aubrey Plaza. He’s following up that role wi...

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    Cornetto Trilogy Closer 'The World's End' Is Edgar Wright's Next Film, Shooting Starts In September

    It's now nearly two years since "Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World," the firecracker kung-fu romantic comedy that became a critical and fan favorite, even if it never quite set the box-office alight. The film's still playing monthly at rep theaters like the New Beverley in L.A, an instan...

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    Simon Pegg Confirms Reteam With Edgar Wright & Nick Frost Is Progressing; Second Draft Of 'The World's End' Complete

    It's been a while since we've had an update about "The World's End," but serial tweeter Simon Pegg has now unveiled photographic evidence of a second draft of what will become the third collaboration between he, fellow actor Nick Frost and writer-director Edgar Wright.

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    Watch: Trailer For Simon Pegg's Stylized & Quirky 'A Fantastic Fear Of Everything'

    Well, here's a movie we sort of forgot about entirely. First announced last summer, Simon Pegg signed on to star in "A Fantastic Fear of Everything," an ambitious, oddball tale being co-directed by an interesting pair: Chris Hopewell (who has helmed music videos for people like Radiohe...

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