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Comic Reveals Scotty’s Backstory

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

In Star Trek #19, readers will learn why Star Trek‘s Montgomery Scott went into engineering as a profession.

IDW Publishing’s Star Trek #19 had just been released, and fans can see an online preview before going out to pick up their own copies of the comic.

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Pegg’s Scottishisms

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

Simon Pegg was enthusiastic about making Scotty truly Scottish in the forthcoming Star Trek into Darkness, but he went a bit overboard with the Scottish jargon.

Pegg is also enjoying watching fans trying to figure out Benedict Cumberbatch‘s John Harrison character, complicating a character that is really “very simple” to figure out.

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Pegg On Phineas And Ferb

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

UK fans of Simon Pegg can hear the actor on Disney’s animated Phineas and Ferb series next year.

Phineas and Ferb chronicles the summer adventures of Phineas and his English stepbrother Ferb.

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Two Trek Actors In Funny Or Die Skit

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

Sir Patrick Stewart and Simon Pegg join Game of Throne‘s Maisie Williams and Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte in the latest offering from Funny or Die.

The short video is titled “The Olympic Ticket Scalper,” and features Stewart as “the godfather of scalping tickets.”

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Pegg Sponsors Vet Entertainment Center

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Star Trek‘s Simon Pegg is the patron of MediCinema, who is building a new cinema and entertainment center for injured Service personnel undergoing rehab.

Headley Court MediCinema, a new fully digital 3D system, will open this September at the Defense Medical Rehabilitation Centre (DMRC) Headley Court in Surrey.

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Pegg’s The World’s End Is A Go

Monday, July 16th, 2012

For fans hoping for a third film in the “Three-Flavor Cornetto Trilogy” of films, there is good news today with the announcement that The World’s End will begin filming this autumn.

The World’s End will be directed by Edgar Wright and will star Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

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Pegg To Appear In Zombie Documentary

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Simon Pegg will be seen in a new documentary from Exhibit A Pictures and Director Alexandre O. Phillippe.

The documentary, Doc of the Dead, is the exploration of screen zombies “in all their manifestations.”

Shooting is currently in progress for Doc of the Dead, with Pegg’s interview already completed. Also to be interviewed for the documentary is George Romero (Night of The Living Dead).

Pegg L.A. Noir Set Photos

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Last month, TrekToday reported that Simon Pegg might be guest-starring in the TNT L.A. Noir pilot, and set photos which have recently emerged seem to confirm that report.

L.A. Noir, is a period drama about a cop working in “an era of rampant police corruption,” and would center on the 1940s-1950s “epic battle” between Los Angeles Police Chief William Parker (Neil McDonough) and boxer-turned-mobster Mickey Cohen.

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New Trek 2 Photos

Friday, June 1st, 2012

New photos featuring the actors from Star Trek 2 have appeared online.

The photos, featuring child actress Anjini Azhar, were taken with the regular cast of Star Trek 2 as well as with some of the guest stars for the movie.

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Pegg Denies Cumberbatch Role Rumors

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

While praising the work of Benedict Cumberbatch, cast as a villain in Star Trek 2, Simon Pegg denies recent rumors about Cumberbatch’s role in the movie.

Details of that rumor and possible spoilers will be behind the cut.

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Pegg To Star In New Dramedy

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Star Trek 2‘s Simon Pegg has signed to appear in Hector and the Search for Happiness.

Hector and the Search for Happiness is the story of an “eccentric yet irresistible London psychiatrist in crisis” who is in crisis because his patients are “not getting any happier.”

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And It’s A Wrap

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Star Trek 2 has finished principal photography according to the tweets of several of the actors starring in the movie.

Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg both tweeted about the end of their work on Star Trek 2. “Wind, reel and print,” said Pegg. “The countdown to May 2013 has begun.”

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Trek Cast Visits Hooters

Monday, May 7th, 2012

In what must surely be a fanboy’s dream, several Star Trek cast members made their appearance at a local Hooter’s in Northern California last night.

The actors were in town filming scenes for Star Trek 2 at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Pegg in A Fantastic Fear of Everything

Friday, April 6th, 2012

The first trailer for Simon Pegg‘s latest project, A Fantastic Fear of Everything, has been released.

In A Fantastic Fear of Everything, Pegg plays Jack, “a children’s author-turned-crime-novelist whose deep research into gruesome Victorian era murders has made him an insomniac, fearful mess who finds himself on the run from an actual serial killer.”

A Fantastic Fear of Everything opens in the UK on June 8th. There is no word yet on the US release date.

Pegg To Guest Star On TNT Drama?

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Star Trek XI’s Simon Pegg may guest star in the pilot of a new TNT drama.

The new drama, L.A. Noir, is a period drama about a cop working in “an era of rampant police corruption,” and would center on the 1940s-1950s “epic battle” between Los Angeles Police Chief William Parker (Neil McDonough) and boxer-turned-mobster Mickey Cohen.

If Pegg signs on for L.A. Noir, he would join Jon Bernthal (Walking Dead), McDonough and Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes), who have already signed on for the project.

L.A. Noir will be written and directed by Frank Darabont (Walking Dead), who will also executive produce the series along with Michael De Luca (The Social Network) and Elliot Webb (TallTime Tales).