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Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Are Making New Comedy-Horror, SLAUGHTERHOUSE RULEZ

Stop the presses!  Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are back with their own production company and a brand new comedy-horror film, Slaughterhouse Rulez!  Deadline reported the news Monday, and personally, I couldn’t be more excited! Pegg and Frost, are best known for their other collaborations, Sean of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Paul and my favorite, Spaced.  They’ve also done things individually, most notably in geekdom, Pegg’s role as Scotty in the new Star Trek re-launch films. This new team effort, Stolen Pictures will launch with the comedy-horror, Slaughterhouse Rulez which will be directed by Crispian Mills.  Mills co-wrote the script with Henry Fitzherbert....

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Simon Pegg Talks to NASA Astronaut Kate Rubin!

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins and actor/writer Simon Pegg got a chance to speak to each other about Star Trek, while Kate is currently in space on the International Space Station, and Simon couldn’t have been more thrilled! Rubies had the opportunity to watch the latest Star Trek movie, Star Trek: Beyond, while sitting in what is called the cupola. Where the windows that face the Earth. That blows my mind! Here is their exchange: I also love that Rubins mentions that she would like a tricorder. She’s a geek just like us but very smart and an actual astronaut. [via USA...

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Simon Pegg Pens a Blog About Star Trek Canon and How It Makes Sense for Sulu to be Gay in the Kelvin Timeline

Last week when John Cho stated in an interview that Sulu had a husband and daughter in the upcoming film Star Trek Beyond, the reception of the idea was mixed. Cho and STB co-writer and co-star Simon Pegg said the character of Sulu was chosen for this idea as an homage to gay rights activist and the original Hikaru Sulu, George Takei. Then, the very next day, it was learned that George Takei did not give his blessing to this character change before the film even started shooting. He felt it was a twisting of Roddenberry’s vision. In fact, Takei was surprised that they...

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Drunk Weasley (Simon Pegg) Wishes Harry Potter a Happy Birthday on Jimmy Fallon

I’ve got 50 shades of ginger right here! ~Drunk Weasley Drunk Ron Weasley (Simon Pegg) stopped by the The Tonight Show to wish Harry Potter a happy 35th birthday unfortunately he’s a bit inebriated and riding some serious jealousy waves. This all means funny. Lots of funny. Simon Pegg is, as usual, perfect and hilarious. I have this urge to write down the 10+ amazing one-liners that Pegg spews out while visiting Jimmy Fallon as Drunk Weasley but they should be experienced unspoiled. Enjoy! Follow Audrey on twitter here and Google+ here Follow Geek Girl Authority on twitter here and...

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VIDEO: Win a Walk-On Role in Star Trek Beyond, Watch Idris Elba’s Sick Dance Moves and See Who Simon Pegg Calls ‘Thundernuts’ – ALL FOR CHARITY!

Star Trek Beyond has joined up with Omaze to support nine charities that are near and dear to the Star Trek castmembers’ hearts. In this brilliant promotional video you can find out how to: – Make franchise history as the first fans ever to win a walk on role in a Star Trek movie – Boldly go behind the scenes, hang with the cast, and witness the filming of Star Trek Beyond – Be flown to Vancouver and put up in a 4-star hotel You can win this awesome experience by donating $10.00. ONLY $10.00!!! Also in this brilliant...

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Simon Pegg Set to Co-Write Star Trek 3 with Doug Jung

Well this is great news. Star Trek actor and also, Star Trek uber-fan, Simon Pegg has been tapped to co-write Star Trek 3 along with Doug Jung. Looks like there is finally a team in place for the next Star Trek Project. Pegg and Jung join Justin Lin who will be directing. Lin replaced Roberto Orci as director after Orci bowed out of the project last month. Star Trek fans know Simon Pegg as Montgomery “Scotty” Scott from the last two franchise films. Simon Pegg fans know him from the hilarious films Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End....

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NEW TRAILER Simon Pegg in Hector and the Search for Happiness

Here’s a the first official trailer for Hector and the Search for Happiness. I was intrigued because: 1. Simon Pegg 2. I have OCD and you’ll see in the beginning of the trailer why it speaks to me 3. Simon Pegg 4. Simon Pegg Hector and the Search for Happiness comes across as a bit formulaic. Mid-life crisis, questioning existence, go on tour of the world to realize everything you needed was at home to begin with. I’ll still see it. Because, Simon Pegg. Follow Audrey on twitter here and Google+ here Follow Geek Girl Authority on twitter here and...

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Watch the Exciting First Trailer for READY PLAYER ONE

IT IS HERE! Ernest Cline‘s nostalgia-filled, dystopian future, science fiction book was optioned for a film before it was even released and now, the first trailer for Ready Player One has arrived! With this first trailer, we get an introduction to Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan), a teenager just trying to survive in the dismal future of 2045 by submersing himself into the OASIS, a digital realm of infinite possibilities. If you have read the book, you will recognize plenty of the scenes teased. If you have not, well, why not? The book, which also boasts its own easter egg, is...

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New READY PLAYER ONE Images Show Bleak Real World and a Look at Avatars

Before Stranger Things ushered in a wave of 80’s nostalgia porn, author Ernest Cline released his instant classic Ready Player One. Since its release in 2011, society has been drifting towards the reality in the dystopian novel. Most people are locked on their phones and barely make eye contact with others (um, myself included), net neutrality may be taken away from us and the middle class is being threatened. Not all can escape into virtual reality, YET, but we can make ourselves who we wish we were on social media. Take that and turn it up to 11, and you...

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Have a Cameo in STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Not a big surprise here but still fun to know! Director and writer Rian Johnson was in Japan today doing press for his latest film, Star Wars: The Last Jedi. While he was able to share a few things we already know with the Japanese fans, he also confirmed a cameo. With thanks to SWNN, we now know that Joseph Gordon-Levitt will make an appearance in The Last Jedi. Not a typical cameo, however. According to Johnson, he’ll be voicing an alien. There’s no indication if his role will be larger like Simon Pegg or small like Daniel Craig, but...

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