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Talking to Nick Frost About Dance, Passion, and 'Cuban Fury'

Nick Frost is putting himself out there. Just as his Cornetto Trilogy collaborators Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg are working on their own individual projects, Frost stars in his first solo lead role in the new romantic comedy Cuban Fury, a warm underdog story emphasizing the importance of passion and the value of challenging oneself.

Frost also lives the movie's message by taking on a technically-demanding role: Cuban Fury is a dance movie, and Frost plays Bruce Garrett, a former child salsa prodigy bullied into giving up his dream now living a safe adult life working for an industrial manufacturing company. Dance is a painful memory pushed firmly out [...]

Your First Glimpse of Nick Frost and Chris O'Dowd's Salsa Dancing Comedy 'Cuban Fury'

Yes, Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) and Chris O'Dowd (Bridesmaids, The IT Crowd) are playing rival salsa dancers in a new movie called Cuban Fury, and we have the photos to prove it. Collider obtained this picture and two more (embedded below after the jump) from the movie that look pretty ridiculous. Cuban Fury stars Frost as a former teen salsa prodigy who abandoned his dreams after a freak accident. He then returns to salsa dancing 20-odd years later to impress his boss (Rashida Jones), becoming rivals with his alpha male co-worker (O'Dowd). I don't want to speak to soon, but Cuban Fury looks [...]

Chris O'Dowd and Nick Frost to Strap on Rival Dancing Shoes

In more British funny things news… What do you think of when you hear Chris O'Dowd (Bridesmaids) and Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead)? Rival salsa dancers! No? Well, get read to start thinking that because the unlikely pair has signed on to star in Cuban Fury, a new comedy from the producers behind Hot Fuzz. Frost plays a former dance legend whom was usurped by O'Dowd, of course. It will shoot after Frost shoots The World's End, the last in the Simon Pegg/Edgar Wright trilogy. The film was written by Jon Brown, who previously wrote on the British series Misfits. The movie is going to be so British. [...]