• 'Shaun of the Dead' at 15: Simon Pegg on the existential terror of zombies and whether Chris Martin really cameos
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    Ethan Alter

    'Shaun of the Dead' at 15: Simon Pegg on the existential terror of zombies and whether Chris Martin really cameos

    Simon Pegg reveals 5 things you never knew about the classic zom-com on its 15th anniversary — including the "fun fact" that just won't die.

  • First look at Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's 'Truth Seekers'
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    Tom Butler

    First look at Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's 'Truth Seekers'

    The 'Shaun of the Dead' duo are teaming up to produce, write and star in the new Amazon Original series.

  • Quentin Tarantino says his 'Star Trek' movie would be 'Pulp Fiction in space'
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    Ben Arnold

    Quentin Tarantino says his 'Star Trek' movie would be 'Pulp Fiction in space'

    Those who tamped down the online furore over Quentin Tarantino potentially making a Star Trek movie by saying 'it won't be Pulp Fiction in space' appear to be entirely wrong.

  • Simon Pegg Admits Public Response To His Shocking Body Transformation Was 'So Weird'
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    Daniel Welsh

    Simon Pegg Admits Public Response To His Shocking Body Transformation Was 'So Weird'

    The British film star worked closely with a personal trainer for his upcoming role in Inheritance.

  • Simon Pegg: I turned to alcohol to combat depression
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    Simon Pegg: I turned to alcohol to combat depression

    The actor spent time at The Priory to combat his addiction.

  • Simon Pegg undergoes radical transformation for new film Inheritance: 'You've gone full Christian Bale'
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    Simon Pegg undergoes radical transformation for new film Inheritance: 'You've gone full Christian Bale'

    Simon Pegg has undergone a drastic body transformation for a role in forthcoming thriller, Inheritance.The 49-year-old actor’s personal trainer Nick Lower posted photos of the Shaun of the Dead star on Instagram, revealing he’s lost 19 pounds and four per cent body fat over the past six months.Pegg’s fans were impressed by the photos with some commenting he was channelling Christian Bale in reference to the Batman actor who has undergone several transformations throughout his career.You can see the results of Pegg’s transformation below.> View this post on Instagram> > 👏👏👏 • SimonPegg 6 month body transformation for InheritanceMovie • The brief for this role was lean, VERY lean. It required a specific body shape & look. • Body weight: 78kg ⬇️ 69kg • Body Fat: 12% ⬇️ 8% • A mix of strength, circuits, core & 60km p/w trail runs! • A sound nutrition plan that worked for him and his goals • 6 months of hard work has paid off and I tip my hat to you sir...🙌> > A post shared by Nick Lower, Pn2 : Fitness Pro (@rebourne_fitness_nutrition) on Mar 1, 2019 at 1:26am PST In 2004, Bale lost 63 pounds for the role of Trevor Reznik in The Machinist, and recently piled on the pounds for Oscar-winning drama Vice, in which he played Dick Cheney.Pegg’s transformation is for new film Inheritance, which also stars Lily Collins, Kate Mara and Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford.The film, due for release later this year, explores what happens when the patriarch of a wealthy and powerful family suddenly passes away, leaving his wife and daughter with a shocking secret inheritance that “threatens to unravel and destroy their lives”.Pegg will reprise his role of Benji Dunn in two brand new Mission: Impossible films alongside Tom Cruise. The most recent outing, Fallout, was one of the franchise's most critically-acclaimed since Brian De Palma's 1996 original.

  • Simon Pegg 'ashamed' of 'Star Wars' toxic fandom
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    Ben Arnold

    Simon Pegg 'ashamed' of 'Star Wars' toxic fandom

    The Star Trek and Mission: Impossible actor has taken the toxic fandom of Star Wars to task.

  • New 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' trailer is the most death-defying yet
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    Hanna Flint

    New 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' trailer is the most death-defying yet

    The sixth Mission: Impossible movie makes you wonder how anyone could actually survive until the end.