Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg Speaks Out Over 'Star Trek' Actor George Takei's Comments

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg has addressed speculation that he and original ‘Star Trek’ actor George Takei have had a falling out, over the sexuality of character H...

‘Ask Yourself, What Would Kirk Do,’ Star Trek’s Simon Pegg Tells Theresa May

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK

Star Trek actor Simon Pegg has urged Theresa May to consider “What would Kirk do?” when she takes over as prime minister. Pegg, who plays Scotty i...

'Star Wars' Cast Share Excitement For New Film (And Some Fairly Dodgy Impressions)

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Entertainment

The new additions to the ‘Star Wars’ cast were out in force at the European premiere of ‘The Force Awakens’ on Wednesday night. READ MORE...

"More Astounds For Your Pound" - Mission:Impossible - Rogue Nation Review

Roger Crow | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

There's enough good stuff that came before to make the final half hour bearable, but just a shame the wordy internecine shenanigans didn't come in the middle and the chase at the end.

Drunk Ron Weasley Is BACK!

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

He’s the greatest ‘Harry Potter’ character that never was, and on Tuesday (28 July) night, Simon Pegg left us in fits of giggles, reprising his ...

Meet The Woman Who Didn't Have To Audition For Tom Cruise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Rebecca Ferguson is best known to British TV viewers for her striking rendition of 'The White Queen' last year on BBC1. But the Swedish actress is...

Looks Like Even Tom Cruise Gets Nervous After All...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

If you thought those shots of Tom Cruise hanging off the side of a moving aeroplane were impressive, check out this behind-the-scenes footage of the s...

Caroline Frost

BRITS BLITZ: Simon Pegg Reveals The People Who Still Make Him Star-Struck | Caroline Frost | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

There’s no doubt about it, British actors have blitzed it when it comes to scooping up some of the best, most sought-after roles in Hollywood, wheth...

Man Up - The Review

Roger Crow | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Roger Crow

Reminiscent of Dustin Hoffman's Last Chance Harvey (bittersweet London sightseeing romance-type genre) and Love Actually (hero desperately trying to find partner with community help), Man Up rests on the muscular shoulders of that reliable mistaken identity premise.

Simon Says: 'There Aren't Enough Female Voices In Film'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's no secret that gender equality in Hollywood is about as equal as a set of weighing scales holding a feather and a brick. And now, Simon Pegg ...

Caroline Frost

Simon Pegg On Funny Versus Serious | Caroline Frost | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg is a busy man. As well as starring in rom-com 'Man Up', he’s been hard at work filming the latest ‘Mission; Impossible’ alongside Tom...

Big Mouth Strikes Again

Simon Pegg | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Simon Pegg

The 'dumbing down' comment came off as a huge generalisation by an A-grade asshorn. I did not mean that science fiction or fantasy are dumb, far from it. How could I say that? In the words of Han Solo, "Hey, it's me!" In the last two weeks, I have seen two brilliant exponents of the genre. Ex Machina and Mad Max: Fury Road, both of which had my head spinning in different and wonderful ways and are both very grown up films...

Simon Pegg Clarifies Sci-Fi Comments After Online Backlash

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg has posted a new blog, after being heavily criticised for appearing to suggest that science-fiction films are responsible for “dumbing do...

Look Who's Writing 'Star Trek 3'!

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Movie mega-geek Simon Pegg has reportedly been awarded the honour of co-authoring the next 'Star Trek' film. In addition to reprising his role as S...

'Loose Women' Presenters Lead Lynda Bellingham Tributes

The Huffington Post UK | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

Tributes have been pouring in for Lynda Bellingham, following the news that she has died of cancer at the age of 66. SEE MORE: Lynda Films Final '...

The Most Important #IndyRef Comments Are Here (Yes, We Mean Geri Halliwell)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Entertainment

Unless you’ve literally just woken up, you’ll know that the votes have been counted and the residents of Scotland have decided to vote against ind...

Caroline Frost

How Easy Is It To Find Happiness Like Hector? | Caroline Frost | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In this week's feel-good film, 'Hector and the Search for Happiness', Simon Pegg as Hector is a psychiatrist who realises he's fooling his patients, h...

How Happy Is Twitter Right Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

How Happy is Twitter right now? HuffPostUK has partnered with the upcoming feel good comedy 'Hector and The Search For Happiness' to find out how h...

Has Simon Pegg Found A Way To Be In 'Star Wars' Movie?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg has given his biggest hint yet that he could be appearing in JJ Abrams' much-hyped reboot of Star Wars. The British star, who worked wi...

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.