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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 [...]

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost's Cover of "Get Lucky" Is Pretty Great

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost stopped by a London radio station to promote their new movie The World's End and ended up laying down this incredible cover of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." We should just replace the original with this song from now on. (via The AV Club)

Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost Plan to Work Together Again

Just because Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost's "Three Flavors Cornetto trilogy" wraps up this summer with their latest movie, The World's End, don't expect them to stop working together anytime soon. The trio talked about future projects at a World's End panel at Comic-Con today. "We can make (future films) about anything we want," Pegg said before jokingly hinting at their next movie being a period drama. While they didn't share any non-joke plans for a future movie, they trio did mention that they have no interest in making a revival Spaced, the 1999-2001 TV series on which the three of them first collaborated.

Watch a New Trailer for Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's 'The World's End'

One of the highlights of the summer movie season is expected to be The World's End, the third comedy from Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost after Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. Here's the brand new US trailer for the movie,which looks pretty good from here. You can watch the UK trailer, which has mostly different footage, below:

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 [...]

Nick Frost to Star in Fox Pilot 'Sober Companion'

British comedian Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, The World's End) is taking his first regular job on a US TV show. Frost has joined the cast of the Fox sitcom pilot Sober CompanionVariety reports. Justin Long plays the show's other lead role.

Sober Companion follows an alcoholic attorney (Frost) who, after an courtroom accident, is assigned an upbeat, eccentric sober companion (Long) to keep him from drinking. David S. Rosenthal and Jennie Snyder Urman (90210) created the show, which also features Pete Davidson and Ally Maki in supporting roles.

Critics Really Like Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's 'The World's End'

It's been a pretty good summer for apocalyptic comedies, and The World's Endthe third film in the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, is getting rave reviews from critics, earning a 92% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and a 82 out of 100 on Metacritic. The film, a thematic sequel to Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, is once again directed by Edgar Wright and stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost as pals whose friendship is tested during a surreal adventure, this time as they return to their hometown to complete the pub crawl they failed to finish in 1990. The spoiler-phobic should probably avoid reading too many reviews; despite a [...]

Early Reviews of 'The World's End' Are Unanimously Positive

It's still over a month before Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright's new comedy The World's End comes out in the States on August 23rd, but the first reviews are now in and they are overwhelmingly positive. The Hollywood Reporter calls it "a fast and funny action comedy undercut by moments of midlife nostalgia — the whole shebang held together by terrifically wrought performances, especially from the punch-drunk Pegg." Variety writes, "The core five thesps interlock tightly as an ensemble; the horsepower of their collective comic timing makes some of the chatty, interstitial dialogue note-perfect, even if they’re just shooting the shit," while observing that the movie [...]

Watch the Trailer for Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg's 'The World's End'

It's been six long years since Hot Fuzz, the last movie Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright made together, but that wait is almost over as their new movie The World's End is coming out August 23rd. Starring Pegg and Nick Frost as some friends on an apocalyptic pub crawl, it looks to have everything you expect from a Wright/Pegg venture, including that patented fence gag.

Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg to Bring Their Trilogy to its (World's) End

Wright and Pegg's Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy (spelling flavors with a "u", classic), which so far has included Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, will reach its conclusion soon. Wright and Pegg will film The World's End this fall, with intention for a spring 2013 release. As before, Wright will direct with Pegg starring with Nick Frost. Here's the synopsis:

"20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his [...]

Here's the Gag Reel for 'The World's End'

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright's latest movie, The World's End, came out on home video this week, and

Select Theaters Are Playing a Simon Pegg/Edgar Wright Marathon August 22nd

The World's End, the final movie in Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost's "Three Flavors Cornetto Trilogy" hits theaters in the US on August 23rd. To commemorate the special occasion, several theaters across the country are playing The World's End in a marathon along with the trio's other two films, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, on August 22nd. Here's a list of Regal Cinemas theaters playing the movies back-to-back-to-back that Thursday evening. Pegg tweeted that select Alamo, Arclight, and AMC theaters will also be participating in these marathon screenings.

Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright Discuss the Origins of the Cornetto Trilogy

IGN put out this nice little feature this week in which Simon Pegg, Edgar Wright, and Nick Frost talk about the origins of "The Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy," which is comprised of their films Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and the upcoming The World's End. The whole concept of the trilogy, it turns out, is basically a casual joke.

'Shaun of the Dead's Nick Frost to Star in a New Show from 'Curb' Producer

Nick Frost, whom you probably know as Simon Pegg's partner in crime from Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, and Paul, has signed on to star in a new British comedy series created by longtime Curb Your Enthusiasm producer/director Robert B. Weide. UK TV channel Sky Atlantic has ordered a six-episode first season of the comedy, entitled Mr. Sloane. The show is a bittersweet rom-com set in the late '60s that stars Frost as the title character, Jeremy Sloane, a man going through a midlife crisis who has his fortunes changed when he meets a woman at a hardware store. Frost can next be seen on the big screen [...]