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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).

Pegg And Urban Video From Star Trek Set

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Simon Pegg and Karl Urban took time out from shooting Star Trek to wish a Happy Birthday to 2000 AD Comics, which is celebrating thirty-five years.

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Pegg Trilogy To Be Completed?

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

If a Twitter posting by Writer/Director Edgar Wright and  Star Trek XI‘s Simon Pegg‘s blog picture today are to be believed, the two men have turned their attentions to The World’s End.

Pegg’s blog shows the two standing in front of a chart that says, “The World’s End,” while Wright’s Twitter picture show the same picture, with the caption, “Hard at work.”

The World’s End would complete a trilogy which began with 2004′s Shaun of the Dead and 2007′s Hot Fuzz.

Pegg Ready To Go

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

In an interview promoting his latest movie, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, which released last month, Star Trek XI‘s Simon Pegg spoke briefly about Star Trek 2.

“It’s all a ‘go.’ I’m preparing to fly out to L.A. in the new year and start working on Star Trek,” he said. “I can’t wait to get back to it. I do love Scotty and it’s so much fun playing him.”

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Pegg: Fun Hanging With Cruise

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

While filming Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, in which Star Trek XI‘s Simon Pegg plays field agent Benji Dunn, the actor took time to have a little fun during breaks in filming.

Pegg and Tom Cruise went go-carting during a break from shooting Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. “It was such fun,” said Pegg. “It’s nice to penetrate the noxious cloud of myth that surrounds him.”

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To Khan Or Not To Khan

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

According to two people associated with Star Trek 2, Khan will probably not be making an appearance.

Simon Pegg and Bryan Burk recently nixed Star Trek 2 Khan rumors, or did they?

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Pegg Knows The Story

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Next month, shooting begins on Star Trek 2, and Simon Pegg knows some details about the plot.

The actor, best-known to Star Trek fans for his role of Scotty, believes that fans will like what they see, too. “It’s more of what we love as Star Trek fans…,” he said. “What’s not to love?”

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New Abrams Project Plus Trek 2 Talk

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Another project from J.J. Abrams has been announced.

This time, Abrams is teaming with screenwriter Billy Ray on the untitled project, which is said to be a mystery adventure. The project has been purchased by Paramount.

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New Tintin Trailer Online

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

A new trailer for The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, in which Star Trek XI’s Simon Pegg plays Detective Thompson, is now available online.

In The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, Tintin and his friends set off to find a treasure left behind by Tintin’s ancestor Sir Francis Haddock. Pegg and Nick Frost will play bumbling detectives Thompson and Thomson.

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Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol Trailer Released

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

The first trailer for Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol has made its online appearance.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, starring Tom Cruise, includes several Star Trek alumni amongst its cast and crew. J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk are producers, Michael Giacchino is composing the music and Simon Pegg is reprising his role of Benji Dunn.

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