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Posts Tagged ‘Pegg’

Trek Actors On Entertainment Tonight

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

J.J. Abrams and five of the Star Trek into Darkness actors appeared recently in a short segment on Entertainment Tonight to promote the movie.

The actors spoke of the friendships developed over the time making both Star Trek and Star Trek into Darkness.

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Pegg And Eve: Scottish Accents

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

In a short video, Simon Pegg and Alice Eve explain how they perfected their Scottish accents.

“The thing is with accents,” said Pegg, “is that there’s often a little phrase you need to sort of enter in; that’s like the key to it.”

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Pegg: It Made Me Sick

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Some of the filming on Star Trek into Darkness was so intense, that it made actor Simon Pegg physically ill.

J.J. Abrams preferred to have sets as real as possible, avoiding the use of CG whenever he could. So large sets were built on which to film.

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Abrams, Lindelof, Pegg: Fandom And Star Trek Into Darkness

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

A new video features J.J. Abrams, Damon Lindelof, and Simon Pegg talking about Star Trek into Darkness.

The video features several clips from the film. Mild spoilers are behind the cut.

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Keep Going Scotty Clip

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

A new Star Trek into Darkness clip features Chris Pine as Kirk and Simon Pegg as Scotty.

Mild spoilers are behind the clip.

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Scotty Profile Clip

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

A new clip from Star Trek into Darkness features Scotty.

The short clip, barely over a minute in length, shows some new footage from the film.

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Berlin Star Trek into Darkness Photos

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Today is the premiere of Star Trek into Darkness in Germany, and some of the Star Trek actors took part in a photocall yesterday in Berlin ahead of the event.

The actors in attendance at the China Club in Berlin included Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon PeggZoë Saldana and Alice Eve.

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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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