It’s become common for major Hollywood movies to experience very long release-date delays. Sometimes, the filmmakers need more time to stuff the film with totally essential digital effects. Sometimes they need to convert the film into 3-D — for purely artistic reasons, of course. And sometimes, they just need to resurrect Channing Tatum. It’s rare, however, for a film to move in the other direction, and open earlier than planned. But that’s exactly what happened with The World’s End, the long-awaited third film from Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg which completes a loose trilogy with Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. READ FULL STORY »
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After collaborating on Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg are reteaming for The World’s End, the tale of five friends on a pub crawl that takes an apocalyptic turn. Pegg stars alongside his Shaun/Fuzz buddy Nick Frost; they’re joined by Brit actors Paddy Considine and Eddie Marsan, plus Bilbo Watson, a.k.a. Martin Freeman. (Don’t confuse this movie with This Is The End, which is basically the same story, except replace all the British people with the Judd Apatow players.) To celebrate the end of filming, Simon Pegg tweeted an image of the cast — check it out below! READ FULL STORY »
The World’s End, long-awaited cinema reunion of director Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz), officially has a greenlight, Universal Pictures announced today. Costarring regular collaborator Nick Frost, and co-written by Wright and Pegg, the film will follow five old friends who attempt to re-create a heroic pub crawl they attempted 20 years previous, which ends at a pub called The World’s End. But as the title implies, the fate of humankind also hangs in the balance.
Universal also released a teaser poster for the film, evoking the pub crawl of the plot. Check it out below:
Mission: Impossibleactor Simon Pegg and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World director Edgar Wright will reunite and start filming The World’s End in September, according to Deadline. Wright will direct, while Pegg is set to star alongside frequent co-star Nick Frost. The World’s End team has also released a logline for the project, which you can read below.
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