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Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg’s ‘Shaun Of The Dead’ Screenplay Is Now Fully Interactive
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Shaun of the Dead

In today’s edition of “The Coolest Movie Geek Item Available For Free Online,” Focus Features has released to their official website a fully interactive screenplay for Edgar Wright‘s horror-comedy classic Shaun of the Dead to promote the forthcoming American release of Wright’s latest film The World’s End – the final chapter of the “Three Flavours Cornetto” trilogy that began with Shaun and continued with 2007’s hilarious action spoof Hot Fuzz.

The screenplay is illustrated with behind-the-scenes photos, storyboards, pages from Wright and Pegg’s legendary “flip chart” used to map out the story, and videos available at the click of a mouse. Most of the images can also be enlarged to examine in greater detail.

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Regal Cinemas To Hold Screenings Of Edgar Wright’s Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy
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Edgar Wright‘s Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy is coming to a close — Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz were the first two, with next month’s The World’s End finishing it up. The trilogy combines humor, dry wit, and clever spins on genres. So how do you commemorate the end of the collaboration of director Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost? Well, you hold Cornetto Trilogy screenings, of course.

That’s right, you get to watch all three films in one day, the night before The World’s End is officially released. And even if you do not have a Regal Cinema theater near your living area, Wright assures his fans that there will be plenty of opportunities to watch this film and the other two on the big screen.

Announced just before the film’s August 23rd release, Regal Cinema has released a schedule and list of theaters that will participate in this hysterical occasion. Hit the jump for more.

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Geek Gear: ‘Fuzz of the Dead’ Shirt
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The $10 t-shirt deal of the day over at RIPT Apparel today is a mash-up of Hot Fuzz and Shaun Of The Dead called “Fuzz of the Dead” by TeoZ.

The shirt went on sale at RIPT today, Sunday, September 23, 2012, at midnight CST, and will continue for 24 hours from then, and once it’s over, it will not be sold on the site anymore.

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Edgar Wright & Simon Pegg Hint At ‘Shaun Of The Dead,’ ‘Hot Fuzz’ Follow-Up
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Shaun of the Dead

It’s hard to put into words just how good Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz are. Because of this, fans of the movies have been impatiently awaiting the arrival of the third movie in what’s often times called the “Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy.”

The movies aren’t connected apart from the never-fail combination of director Edgar Wright and stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, as well as their very basic recipe: take a popular genre (horror, action, _____?), introduce generous slice of comedic fried gold, and run wild with it. Oh, right, and a sprinkle of blood and ice cream to enhance flavor, of course.

While the movie isn’t officially underway yet, Wright and Pegg got together recently and snapped a photo to share on the Twitter that may just indicate brains are indeed storming. You can see the image below.

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Book Review: ‘Nerd Do Well’ By Simon Pegg
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Nerd Do WellNerd Do Well
A Small Boy’s Journey to Becoming a Big Kid
Hardcover | Paperback | Kindle
By Simon Pegg
Gotham Books
Release date: June 09, 2011

Despite what you’ve been lead to believe, Nerd Do Well is not an autobiography. Except that it is, but it isn’t… It’s a crafty book disguise designed by Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead, Star Trek) as memoirs, within which he has been able to insert the true book: The Adventure of Suave Superhero Simon Pegg and his Amazing Robot Butler.

Yes, you read that accurately.

Stuffed very cleverly in between different chapters reviewing Pegg’s life is this crafty, and hysterical, tale of him as a secret agent superhero, with an automaton sidekick that he would have you believe bears absolutely no resemblance to any robot sidekick ever used. Get that vision of C-3PO out of your head right now, because Canterbury (the robot) is, at Pegg’s insistence, nothing like the Star Wars droid. (Pegg likewise insists that C-3PO is not gay, which I assure you that he is. My robot gaydar is of an excellent standard.)

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