Spaced and the “Cornetto Trilogy” may be behind us, but there’s a chance Nick Frost and Simon Pegg might reunite on the small screen. The two have formed a new Sony-backed production studio, and will take aim at a joint TV venture with a horror-comedy bent.
Our favorite horror-comedy duo is back and better than ever. Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have given themselves an upgrade and formed a joint film and TV production banner called Stolen Picture, and it’s about time. The Cornetto Trilogy and Paul stars have been working together for decades, infusing all of their projects with their own blend of personal style and pop culture homage. Now that Edgar Wright has moved on to deeper waters, it’s good to see Pegg and Frost back at it again together. And that’s not all — Stolen Picture’s first movie has already been announced, and it’s a horror-comedy titled Slaughterhouse Rulez.
Once upon a time, AMC’s Into the Badlands dragged its feet on a Season 2 renewal after only six episodes. Now, Sunny’s profile has risen, enough to snag an early Season 3 renewal with as many episodes as Seasons 1 and 2 combined.
Why do we love real-life friendships among filmmakers? From the Oscars fascination with Michelle Williams and Busy Phillips to this past week’s love-fest from the cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer on the show’s 20th anniversary, there’s something about these friendships that make their projects more endearing. And for the past decade-plus, no two people have quite demonstrated that bond quite like Nick Frost and Simon Pegg. Whether it’s their Cornetto Trilogy (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, At World’s End) or their side projects (Paul), Frost and Pegg’s bond has made great movies somehow just a little bit better.
Fans of AMC’s Into the Badlands were certainly relieved at the belated Season 2 renewal, and ahead of a 2017 premiere, the long wait is finally bearing fruit. See the first photos (including Edgar Wright favorite Nick Frost) in a new sneak peek of Into the Badlands Season 2!
AMC martial arts drama Into the Badlands managed to eke out a second season some time after the first came to a close, and makes sense that Season 2 would look to turn a few more heads. Enter the next great formidable fighter to join the cast as … Nick Frost … joins the regular cast. Really!