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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Interview: Growing Up, Getting Old and 'The World's End'

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by Matt Patches August 20, 2013 @ 8:35 AM
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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are serious blokes. Their new movie, 'The World's End,' acts as the finale of the informal "Cornetto" trilogy and once again partners the 'Shaun of the Dead' and 'Hot Fuzz' pair with director Edgar Wright. And while it's a comedy in the vein of those two films, it's tackling material that's significantly more mature than anything they have done before. Alcoholism, drug addiction, the deadliness of adult immaturity, all baked into the mold of a '70s sci-fi allegory — 'The World's End' walks a tightrope between poking fun and bathing in misery. The combination is exhilarating.
That's the appeal to Pegg, who co-wrote the film with Wright, and Frost, who had a great deal of say when it came to the film's evolution. In person, the duo bounce just as quickly between introspection and cracking wise as 'The World's End.' They're not in the business of cheap laughs. They make films and they're considerate of the artistic potential. Even a movie with killer robots can say something, and they're eager to say it.
I sat down with Pegg and Frost to talk 'The World's End,' why the movie has been floating around since 'Hot Fuzz' hit theaters, what they felt they owed fans years later, and why it might be awhile until we see them together again. No, there won't be anymore 'Spaced' (but they aren't afraid of speculating what happened to their TV counterparts).

Comic-Con 2013: 'The World's End' Panel

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by Nick Romano July 19, 2013 @ 12:00 PM
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Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright reunited once again on the famed Hall H stage to kick off Friday's Comic-Con 2013 festivities with a panel presentation for 'The World's End.' Not only does the title fit well within the film's apocalyptic depictions, but it also marks the end of the trio's Cornetto trilogy (the first installments being 'Shaun of the Dead' and 'Hot Fuzz'). So what new bits did these funnymen have in store for us?

Peter Jackson Chats With Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost About 'The World's End,' Plus New Clips!

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by Damon Houx July 17, 2013 @ 5:31 PM
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Though it seems that Peter Jackson doesn't appear in 'The World's End' as he did in 'Hot Fuzz' -- he must have been a little too busy with those 'Hobbit' movies -- he's still friendly with director Edgar Wright, and stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (they did all work on 'Tintin' together). For the release of 'The World's End' Jackson has sat down with the three to have a chat about the movie.

Exclusive 'The World's End' Bar Sign: Drink Up at The Famous Cock

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by Mike Sampson July 3, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
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Just the other day, we told you about an exciting 'The World's End' Comic-Con 2013 promotion that would allow some lucky readers to see an advanced screening of the film with Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost in tow. It was all part of a virtual bar crawl that would take you through some of your favorite movie blogs on a 'World's End' scavenger hunt. Well, we've got the latest piece of the puzzle for you! An exclusive bar sign for (ahem), The Famous Cock.

'The World's End' Virtual Pub Crawl and Comic-Con 2013 News!

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by ScreenCrush Staff July 1, 2013 @ 2:26 PM
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We're going to be at Comic-Con 2013. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright will also be at Comic-Con 2013 with their upcoming film, 'The World's End.' And if you're going to be at Comic-Con 2013 too, we've got your chance to see the boys at an advance screening of the movie!