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Articles Tagged 'Edgar Wright'

Baby Driver

Is a ‘Baby Driver’ Sequel Already in the Works?

The action-packed Baby Driver just hit theaters last week (June 28), but there’s already talk of a possible sequel. The innovative movie from writer-director (and longtime Simon Pegg collaborator) Edgar Wright got off to a raring start at the box office last weekend. It currently holds a 97 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, too. So it makes sense that Wright […]

Cinema Cafe – Day 9 – 2015 Sundance Film Festival

WATCH: Writer/Director Edgar Wright’s ‘Baby Driver’ Gets a Trailer

Yes, THAT Edgar Wright. He’s the man we can thank for the Cornetto Trilogy, made up of the genre-bending Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and The World’s End. Of course, Wright can’t take all the credit. He had some help pulling off the frightfully fun set of films from his friends, like Simon Pegg, who co-wrote, and Nick Frost, […]

Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright Haven’t Stopped Collaborating Yet

You could be forgiven for thinking that after the conclusion of their “Cornetto Trilogy” of films with The World’s End last year, writing duo Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright might be down with taking a break from working with each other for a while. As it turns out, however, that couldn’t be further from the truth: as Pegg has […]

Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg on Edgar Wright’s Departure from Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’

Director and screenwriter Edgar Wright (The World’s End, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) recently announced he’d be bowing out from the forthcoming Marvel movie Ant-Man, which he co-wrote with Joe Cornish and planned to direct. Friend and writing partner Simon Pegg (The World’s End, Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) has come to Wright’s defense, reports […]

Ant Man

Edgar Wright Reveals First Image From ‘Ant-Man’

See that fella crouching down there? That’s Ant-Man, the diminutive superhero with the army of insects at his beck and call. The picture was tweeted by director Edgar Wright, who, having dispensed with promotional duties for The World’s End for the time being, has commenced work on his next project. Ant-Man is a Marvel superhero […]

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost

Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Destroy ‘Get Lucky’

It’s Friday. We’re not about to tax your collective crania with a sheaf unduly verbose or twiddly blog posts. But we do need a little sugary delight to sprinkle all over the end of the working week. So how about a little video clip of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost unleashing their musical talents (or […]

Simon Pegg in ‘The World’s End’

‘The World’s End’ Impresses With $9 Million Opening Weekend

Fans of Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright turned out in force at theaters this weekend, as the third and final entry in their thematic “Cornetto trilogy” of films gave the writer/director team their strongest opening yet at the U.S. box office. Showing on only 1,549 screens, the film — which also stars Nick Frost and Sherlock‘s Martin […]

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright (Photo: Ian West/PA)

Pegg, Wright and Frost’s Best Movie References, From ‘Spaced’ to ‘Hot Fuzz’

The World’s End, now in U.S. theaters, is the third film made by the team of Simon Pegg (writer/actor), Edgar Wright (writer/director) and Nick Frost (actor) — with 2004 “zom-rom-com” Shaun of the Dead and 2007 action comedy Hot Fuzz following on from the early 2000s Channel 4 sitcom Spaced (which also co-starred and was co-written by Jessica Stevenson). If there’s been one constant […]

Peter Jackson, Edgar Wright, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg

Peter Jackson Interviews ‘The World’s End’ Team In His Socks

Pro tip: if you haven’t seen The World’s End yet, maybe bookmark this page for now, and come back to this later. Because this lovely video, in which Peter Jackson effectively does a better job of interviewing Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright than most broadcasters would, has the discursive, autopsied feel of a […]

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