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Official press release:
Universal Pictures has officially greenlit the third film
in director Edgar Wright’s trilogy of comedies. The final installment,
entitled The World’s End, will follow the success of 2004’s Shaun of the
Dead and 2007’s Hot Fuzz. Wright is currently in pre-production on the
film, which will begin shooting this October in the U.K. Simon Pegg,
who co-wrote the script with Wright, will join forces once again with
Nick Frost to star. Working Title’s Eric Fellner and Tim Bevan will
produce with Nira Park of Big Talk Pictures. The official teaser poster
for the movie was released today at Comic-Con.
with the first two movies in the trilogy, Focus Features will distribute
The World’s End domestically and Universal Pictures will handle
About The World’s End
years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends
reunite when one of them becomes hellbent 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 teens, who
drags his reluctant pals to their hometown and once again attempts to
reach the fabled pub – The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile
the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future,
not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least
of their worries.
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