Edgar Wright Just Wrote A Steampunk Movie Sequel To Oliver Twist

Cornetto trilogy director Edgar Wright is the latest person to turn in a draft of Dodge and Twist, a movie sequel to Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist, set in 19th century, Victorian steampunk England (based somewhat upon the "more serious" novel by former Doctor Who comic writer Tony Lee). » 1/26/15 8:40am 1/26/15 8:40am

Shaun Of The Dead Stage Show Trailer Is Absolutely Adorable

We're due for a new audience participation stage show that's a bloody good time. Enter Shaun of the Dead Live! As you can see from this stage play trailer, this adaptation is adorable. And it's made with the blessing of Simon Pegg! » 12/31/14 7:20am 12/31/14 7:20am

Roberto Orci Won't Direct Star Trek 3 After All

Paramount is under a lot of pressure to put out a Star Trek movie by 2016, to capitalize on the 50th anniversary of the series. And they just hit a major snag: the movie's director, Roberto Orci, just left for unknown reasons. The good news? Rumor has it Edgar Wright could replace Orci. » 12/05/14 4:33pm 12/05/14 4:33pm

Daft Punk Are Stone Spaceships in Edgar Wright's New Pharell Music Video

Pharell in a statement hat? Check. Aerial silk? Check. Dancers doing gymnastic dance in outfits with far too long sleeves? Edgar Wright directing? Daft Punk as giant, flying, stone space ships? Check. Check. Check. Check. » 10/08/14 3:00am 10/08/14 3:00am

Every Single Edgar Wright Close-Up Shot In One Video

Let us now celebrate the delightful barrage of close-up shots that accompany every Edgar Wright film with this wonderful compilation video, created by Jaume R. Lloret. » 8/29/14 7:45am 8/29/14 7:45am

Does This Set Photo Mean Yet Another Hero Is In Batman V. Superman?

An intriguing photo from the set of Batman V. Superman surfaces—but what does it mean? See all of the episode descriptions for Doctor Who's new series. Plus, which Marvel characters might be next in line for their very own movies? Spoilers now! » 8/20/14 6:00am 8/20/14 6:00am

Behold The Real Photo Nick Frost Took While Shooting Shaun Of The Dead

Remember the garden scene from the greatest zombie film ever made, Shaun of the Dead? The one where Shaun (Simon Pegg) and Ed (Nick Frost) discover a zombie in their backyard and mistake her for a drunk girl, and take a pic? Well, it turns out Frost really did snap a real picture, and this is it. » 8/15/14 12:51pm 8/15/14 12:51pm

Edgar Wright's Swiftly Deleted Comment On His Ant-Man Departure

Ant-Man director Edgar Wright broke his silence on his split with Marvel — although very briefly. He posted this picture with the message "selfie", and almost immediately deleted it. Of course, the internet is forever, and the pic was caught — and it's a subtle but definite rebuke to Marvel. » 5/26/14 2:40pm 5/26/14 2:40pm

Edgar Wright's Ant-Man Departure Could Mean Nothing Or Everything

Admittedly, we know very little about what caused Edgar Wright to step down as director of Ant-Man on Friday, other than the parting was "amicable" according to Marvel. But that might not have been the case at all. » 5/25/14 7:30am 5/25/14 7:30am

Oh Crud, Edgar Wright Is No Longer Directing Ant Man

We were looking forward to seeing what director Edgar Wright was going to do with the Paul Rudd-starring Ant Man—but now Wright is leaving the film. What on earth happened? » 5/23/14 1:13pm 5/23/14 1:13pm

Super early outline shows how Edgar Wright created The World's End

Want to see how Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost dreamed up the final installment of the Cornetto trilogy? Check out this very rough outline of The World's End and see how this wacky alien invasion flick came to be. » 2/11/14 6:50am 2/11/14 6:50am

Michael Douglas is playing Hank Pym in Ant-Man!

Michael Douglas has officially signed on Edgar Wright's Ant-Man. And now Marvel is revealing that he's playing Hank Pym, which means Paul Rudd (the lead and younger Ant-Man of this story) is the other comic book iteration of this hero Scott Lang. But wait, there's a twist. Spoilers ahead. » 1/13/14 12:58pm 1/13/14 12:58pm

Paul Rudd is the star of Edgar Wright's Ant-Man, after all

UPDATE: It's official: Paul Rudd is the lead in Edgar Wright's Marvel movie Ant-Man, according to The Wrap. But which version of the size-changing ant-themed superhero is he possibly going to play? » 12/18/13 6:33pm 12/18/13 6:33pm

Edgar Wright gets to work on Ant-Man, tweets a look at the suit

Looks like Edgar Wright's Ant-Man is finally getting started! The director tweeted the above picture from the set, along with a peek at the new Ant-Man suit, which looks a bit upgraded from the one in that test footage shown at Comic-Con. Now the next question is: Who's in the suit? » 10/02/13 12:40pm 10/02/13 12:40pm

Simon Pegg explains the ending of The World's End

The World's End is a really funny movie — but it's also a thought-provoking piece of science fiction, with a somewhat controversial ending. When we interviewed the stars and director of the film, we asked Simon Pegg about his take on the ending, and here's what he told us. » 8/26/13 4:32pm 8/26/13 4:32pm

The World's End: A Science Fiction Movie That's Also Pretty Funny

The World's End isn't the funniest movie of the summer. But it's pretty darn funny in places, and it crackles with storytelling energy. And it's a good example of how to do a science fiction comedy that's actually proper science fiction, not just a comedy with science-fictional trappings. » 8/23/13 9:00am 8/23/13 9:00am

How The World's End rejects 'drunken, misogynistic' manchild films

In The World's End, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost gather their former best friends to drink their old hometown dry. But when we talked to Pegg, Frost and director Edgar Wright, they told us how this apocalyptic comedy isn't like your usual "drunken midlife crisis" film. Plus the secret of using genre to tell a personal… » 8/21/13 12:30pm 8/21/13 12:30pm

Shaun of the Dead interactive screenplay reveals on-set secrets

In celebration of the end of the C0rnetto Trilogy (the collaboration between Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and director Edgar Wright),Focus Features has released a fully interactive screenplay from the movie that started it all, Shaun of the Dead. Behold the beginning of "you've got red on you." » 8/05/13 7:50am 8/05/13 7:50am

Edgar Wright confirms we'll meet Hank Pym in Ant-Man

The other day, Joss Whedon revealed that Avengers: Age of Ultron won't feature Ultron's creator, mad scientist Hank Pym. Just now, we were interviewing Edgar Wright about his new film The World's End, and he told us that we will, indeed, meet Hank Pym in Wright's Ant-Man movie. » 7/23/13 12:12pm 7/23/13 12:12pm

Edgar Wright says The World's End is like a drunken Doctor Who

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright gathered in Comic-Con's Hall H today to talk about their latest film, The World's End, including how it links thematically to Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz and why Pegg's character is like a drunken Doctor. » 7/20/13 2:30pm 7/20/13 2:30pm