Simon Pegg

How Simon Pegg Pranked Benedict Cumberbatch Into Forgetting His Lines

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg has revealed how he made Benedict Cumberbatch almost forget his lines, with a prank on the 'Star Trek into Darkness' set. The 'Hot Fuzz...

The Tom Cruise Effect

Roger Crow | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

So, 30 years of watching Cruise on screen, 23 years writing about him condensed into five seconds of thanks in one hand shake.

The UK's Biggest Pub... Plus Some Other Snug Facts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Co have completed their 'Cornetto' trilogy with a trip to 'The World's End' pub - sounds harmless enough, but.... To ce...

WHY Golden Oldie Michael Douglas is Giving Young Pretender Russell Brand A Run For His Money ‏

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

WILL Michael Douglas get to enjoy a hall pass before he returns to fix his marriage? Barely five minutes after separating from his wife Catherine Zeta Jones - the Basic Instinct star was leading the pack of eligible fellas at the GQ Men of The Year Awards.

The World's End - Review

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Kieran Turner-Dave

The film sees the charismatic Gary King (Simon Pegg) return to his hometown with his boyhood friends (Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman and Eddie Marsan) after corraling them into completing the pub crawl they failed to finish when they leaft school in the early nineties.

The World's End Review

Roger Crow | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

For me, The World's End is a film in three parts. The first is my favourite, a love letter to growing up in the Eighties, the music of the era, and blokey friendship.

The Cornetto Trilogy - The Story So Far...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

This Friday sees the return of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as they reunite for one final bite of Cornetto to complete their trilogy, with ...

PICTURES: Pegg, Frost And Wright Reunite For 'The World's End' Premiere

PA | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg admitted on Wednesday night that filming The World's End felt like a reunion of old friends. Pegg, co-star Nick Frost and director Edgar Wr...

Review: The World's End (2013)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

The first thing to say about The World's End is that it's funny. Very funny. In fact if there's a film that makes you laugh as much this year it'll come as a surprise.

An Honest Trailer For 'Star Trek'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2013 | UK Comedy

"Prepare to be blown away by what was essentially JJ Abrams' 'Star Wars' demo reel..." Yes, the Screen Junkies team are back with yet another 'Hone...

Review: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)

Thomas Patrick | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Patrick

JJ Abrams keeps things bright and breezy, and other than a staggering over-use of lens flare directs with a sure hand. Pitched at the opposite end of the blockbuster spectrum to Christopher Nolan The Dark Knight Rises, Star Trek Into Darkness forgoes desolation, loneliness and struggle in favour of a light-hearted approach...

Procrastination Is Not a Crime

Daley James Francis | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Entertainment
Daley James Francis

Procrastination is not a crime. Embrace it and enjoy it, because soon you'll be agonising over every word of your novel, short story or screenplay. Procrastination should be enjoyed not endured, if only in small controlled bursts.

WATCH: What Does Pegg Think Of The New 'Star Wars'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

'Star Trek' star Simon Pegg gave his thoughts on the new 'Star Wars' films, while appearing on the BAFTAs red carpet on Sunday night. The actor, wh...

Interview: Peter Serafinowicz on George Lucas, Gangnam Style and Twitter Wit

Adam Forrest | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Comedy
Adam Forrest

A lot of these jokes have appeared in some form on Twitter, which I've used as a kind of public joke pad. I've been on there for almost four years now. Twitter taught me how to become better at writing jokes because it forces you to chip away at all the extraneous words.

The 50 Funniest Comedy Movies Ever

Empire Online | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Comedy

After tens of thousands of votes, 14 cracked ribs and seven split sides, we have assembled the very funniest films ever made – according to you, the...

PICS: 10 British Comedians Who Have Cracked Hollywood

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.06.2012 | UK Comedy

According to Variety, Hugh Laurie is in talks to play the baddie in the upcoming remake of Robocop. Laurie is already a darling of American TV, of...

Simon Pegg's Top 10 Film And TV Roles

Den Of Geek | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Comedy

For many, Simon Pegg is the epitome of the geek actor made good. From his early TV roles (not least in the classic Spaced) to his breakout performance...

A Casualty of the Porn Industry but a Pioneer in the War Against a Potential Zombie Apocalpyse

Ronnie Joice | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

Imagine every time you made love to somebody, you had Louis Theroux come up behind you and back you on the back. It'd be truly mortifying, wouldn't it? And that's just happened to this guy. I imagine the only reason he's still doing it is because he needs more money for his zombie truck

Caroline Frost

Simon Pegg: 'I Pay A Tax For Success'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

“It’s a nice way of saying I’m not Tom Cruise, which I’m perfectly fine with.” Simon Pegg is reflecting on the tag of “everyman”, whi...

Caroline Frost

Are You Edgar Wright’s Mystery Woman?

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Edgar Wright is searching for a woman, but not just any woman. She’s the lady who has contributed a witty, but anonymous, voicemail message to h...

'It's A Wrap' For Star Trek 2

PA | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg and Zachary Quinto have suggested that filming on Star Trek 2 is complete. The duo, who are reprising their roles as Montgomery 'Scotty'...

Webby Awards Nominees: Who's Flying The Comedy Flag For Britain?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Comedy

The Webby Awards - "the leading international award honouring excellence on the Internet" - have announced their 2012 nominees. While the Webbys re...

Can Tom Keep Cruising As Action Hero Past 50?

PA | Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Tom Cruise has hit London for the premiere of the latest film in the Mission: Impossible series - and vowed there is no end in sight for his career as...

Caroline Frost

Pegg And Frost On Spielberg: You Just Say 'Scratch My Tummy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK Entertainment

"We feel like we've been to filmmakers' Lourdes. We've drunk his celluloid," is how Nick Frost describes the experience of working with childhood hero...

Jemima Khan Joins New Statesman As Associate Editor

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK

Jemima Khan will be joining the New Statesman as Associate Editor next month, it has been announced. She will be commissioning and writing for the ...