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Trailer for Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s New Horror Comedy ‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’ Debuts

Horror fans are very familiar with the antics of Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, primarily through Edgar Wright’s Shaun of the Dead and the rest of his “Cornetto Trilogy” (including Hot Fuzz and The World’s End.)

Although Wright doesn’t have any involvement in their latest collaboration, the boarding school horror comedy Slaughterhouse Rulez, the trailer seems to include a lot of what fans would expect from the duo.  Pegg and Frost are joined by Michael Sheen and Asa Butterfield in the film, directed by  Crispian Mills (who previously worked with Pegg on 2012’s A Fantastic Fear of Everything).  read more

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Developing Paranormal Comedy Series ‘Truth Seekers’

Horror fan favorites Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) are developing a paranormal “monster of the week” comedy entitled Truth Seekers through their new production company Stolen Picture, which is also backed by Sony Television.

In an exclusive interview with Variety, Pegg stated that “Each episode is going to be an adventure, a potential haunting or something.  It’ll start as a very parochial idea, a very small business venture for these people, but it will expand as the series goes on to be something far more global. It’s a language everyone understands, the mystery of the unknown.  Shaun of the Dead was a very parochial story set in North London and somehow it managed to get this global reach because everyone understands the language of zombie movies.” read more