Ten Years ago we were given a real breath of fresh undead air with the genius, scary and damned hilarious Shaun Of The Dead. Hot Fuzz came next, which was action packed and bloody funny. Now the Cornetto Trilogy closes out with The World’s End, a sci-fi tale of friendship and individuality. But is it funny?
After the Wellington premiere of The World’s End Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson sat down with World’s End director Edgar Wright and stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost to discuss the filming process and other bits that went in to creating the final film in the Cornetto trilogy.
Steven Spielberg is quickly moving on the mocapped CGI Tintin movie by announcing Billy Elliot star Jamie Bell will play Tintin, with 007 Daniel Craig as Red Rackham. Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have already boarded the project. Gad Elmaleh, Toby Jones and Mackenzie Crook will round out the cast. The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn is scheduled to be in theaters in 2011, supposedly the same year we might see the next Batman flick. via Variety
Ain’t It Cool News is reporting that the comedy duo of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have been cast as Thomson and Thompson, the detective duo in Steven Spielberg/Peter Jackson’s 3D Tintin movie.Â The site’s announcement also included Andy Serkis as Captain Haddock, with more confirmed actors expected to be announced soon. I would normally say, “File this under rumor,” but considering the huge number of insiders AICN has in the industry, this is more than likely information that is spot on.Â Any H’wood Insiders wanna be the Major Spoilers inside guy?Â You know who to contact… The movie is