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Watch: The 'Shaun of the Dead' Team Are Back to Save the World From an Alien Invasion in 'The World's End' Trailer

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire May 8, 2013 at 11:01AM

Before entering the Marvel universe with his anticipated take on "Ant-Man" (scheduled for release in 2015), Edgar Wright is back in theaters this summer with the apocalyptic British comedy "The World's End," which sees him reuniting with his "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz" comedic duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film opens in the UK on July 19, ahead of its U.S. roll-out via Focus Features on August 23. Watch the just-released international trailer below.Here's the official synopsis:
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Before entering the Marvel universe with his anticipated take on "Ant-Man" (scheduled for release in 2015), Edgar Wright is back in theaters this summer with the apocalyptic British comedy "The World's End," which sees him reuniting with his "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot Fuzz" comedic duo Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. The film opens in the UK on July 19, ahead of its U.S. roll-out via Focus Features on August 23. Watch the just-released international trailer below.

Here's the official synopsis:

In "The World’s End," 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by Gary King (Simon Pegg), a 40-year-old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their hometown and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub – The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries.

This article is related to: Trailers, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg





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