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Pegg Teases Elba Character

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015


Simon Pegg spoke briefly about the character that Idris Elba will be playing in Star Trek Beyond.

The character that Elba will be playing will be unique, Pegg promised.


Pegg: No Game Of Thrones

Friday, July 24th, 2015


Simon Pegg turned down a part in the popular Game of Thrones.

The actor did so because he’s a fan of the series.


Pegg And Yelchin In New Trek Ad

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015


A new YouTube video promoting the Star Trek: To Boldly Go campaign features Simon Pegg and Anton Yelchin.

In the new video, there are a few glimpses of things that will be in Star Trek Beyond, including a new alien.


Pegg: I Quit

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015


For Simon Pegg, the pressure of co-writing Star Trek Beyond was initially so stressful that he quit more than once.

But J.J. Abrams was able to talk him back down from the ledge.


Pegg In Star Wars

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015


Some actors have all of the luck. Not only is Simon Pegg in Star Trek Beyond, but he’s also going to be in Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens.

A new video shows Pegg partly-costumed.


Pegg: Star Trek Beyond Scary

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015


For Simon Pegg, having the responsibility for writing Star Trek Beyond is “terrifying.”

The long history behind the franchise is part of the reason.


Pegg Updates Star Trek 3 Progress

Monday, June 1st, 2015


The first draft for Star Trek 3 has been written and the movie will soon begin shooting.

Simon Pegg updated fans on the progress on the script and explained what he needed to do with the script before turning in that first draft.


Pegg: Star Trek 3 Writing Pressures

Friday, May 29th, 2015


Simon Pegg finds some aspects of writing to be difficult.

First of all, Pegg knows that some people are all too ready to be critical of the next movie.


Pegg: Shatner In Star Trek 3?

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015


In a recent interview while doing press for his latest film, Man Up, Simon Pegg answered a few questions about Star Trek 3.

The questions concerned the title of the movie, and William Shatner‘s appearance in Star Trek 3.


Pegg: Star Trek 3 Less Trek-Y

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015


Rewriting the Star Trek 3 script was due to Paramount‘s desire to make more money, said Simon Pegg.

Paramount wanted to see box office returns more like those from Avengers Assemble and less like those from Star Trek into Darkness.


Pegg: Not A Nerd

Monday, May 11th, 2015


Simon Pegg would like to move past his supposed reputation as a nerd.

The actor is appearing in Man Up as a romantic lead, which a nice change for the actor more known for comedy.


Pegg Writing Kickass Role For Elba

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015


It’s not known yet what Idris Elba‘s role in Star Trek 3 will be, but Simon Pegg is hard at work writing it and promises a “kickass role” for the actor.

Pegg made his comments during an event promoting Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation.


Pegg Addresses Trek 3 Rumors

Monday, March 30th, 2015


Simon Pegg spoke up regarding one of the rumors regarding a guest role on Star Trek 3.

The rumor concerns possible Trek villain Idris Elba.


Pegg Mans Up

Friday, March 20th, 2015


A new trailer has been released for Simon Pegg‘s Man Up.

Man Up stars Pegg as Jack and Lake Bell as Nancy; a couple “who inadvertently share a romantic evening together.”


Abrams: How Pegg Became Trek 3 Writer

Monday, February 9th, 2015


During a recent interview, J.J. Abrams explained how Simon Pegg became one of the writers on Star Trek 3.

At an interview during the recent VES Awards, Abrams spoke mostly about Star Wars, but touched briefly on Star Trek 3 and Pegg.