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Posts Tagged ‘Landis’

Pegg Joins ‘Burke And Hare’

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Simon Pegg (Scotty) will star in the black comedy Burke and Hare, directed by John Landis.

Burke and Hare, written by Piers Ashworth and Nick Moorcroft, will tell the story of gruesome murders that occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland, between 1827-1828. Killers William Burke and William Hare murdered seventeen people and then sold the bodies of their victims to Edinburgh Medical College for research purposes.

Currently, Pegg can be seen in Paul, a movie about two British comic book geeks taking a road trip across America. Paul is currently in post-production and is due out next year.

Pegg: Still Low-Profile

Friday, June 19th, 2009

In spite of the success of Star Trek XI, Simon Pegg is still low-profile in Tinseltown.

As reported by California Chronicle, Pegg, who is more well-known in the U.K. due to the success of his British sit-com Spaced, can laugh about his American anonymity. “I could walk down Hollywood Boulevard naked and no one would notice,” he said. (more…)