Today (September 19) is the official opening of director Peter Chelsom‘s Hector and the Search for Happiness, starring Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) and Rosamund Pike (Pride and Prejudice, The World’s End). Pegg plays a trapped-in-routine psychiatrist who, in discovering his own unhappiness, travels the globe in search of what really gives people joy.
Pegg has certainly found happiness, with a wife, daughter, two dogs, and a job he adores. He’s also made some pretty cool friends along the way, and whether it be on Twitter or Facebook (he does not have Instagram), Pegg takes one mean selfie.
From Pegg’s Twitter:
With celebrity chef Rachael Ray.
— Pegg News (@simonpegg) September 17, 2014
And this one, with NBC co-anchor and weather presenter, Al Roker.
— Al Roker (@alroker) September 9, 2014
… And British comedian and old friend Marilla Wex.
— Marilla Wex (@MarillaWex) September 8, 2014
… AND Benedict Cumberbatch!
— BENELOCK (@nicole5castle) August 27, 2014
Here’s Pegg with singers Bryan Adams, Anastacia Lyn Newkirk, and Ricky Ross (of Steely Dan cover band Deacon Blues) on BBC Radio 2.
— Pegg News (@simonpegg) August 15, 2014
Road-tripping with Tom Cruise!
It’s 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark & we’re wearing sunglasses pic.twitter.com/ssVQsEMo71
— Pegg News (@simonpegg) September 2, 2014
An attempted selfie with Pike.
— Pegg News (@simonpegg) August 4, 2014
And finally, a photo with friend and personal assistant, Claire Finbow.
— Pegg News (@simonpegg) July 31, 2014
And what social media is complete without some selfies alone?
Simon Pegg's selfie appreciation tweet. pic.twitter.com/p10oBTLybH
— punk padfoot (@siriuslyremus) August 2, 2014
— asylum 01 (@asylum01) September 9, 2014
— Pegg News (@simonpegg) August 10, 2014
Will you be seeing Hector?
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