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'Musicians throw TVs. Actors just disappear'

7 June 2012 4:07 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

The actor and frontman of Kula Shaker on how they came to make the comedy-horror film A Fantastic Fear of Everything

In an ideal world, Simon Pegg would physically assault his audience. "People need to be poked in the face," he announces, gripped suddenly by a passion so intense it causes him to surface from the fog of jetlag and shove aside his walnut and avocado salad. (He only recently returned to the UK from shooting Star Trek 2 in Los Angeles, and admits to needing help with key nouns and adjectives.) "Maybe not a poke in the face," he continues after a second's thought. "But the ribs, at least. I like the idea of confounding audiences to a degree, challenging their expectations. We are given what we expect so much now. There's this desperate fear of upsetting anyone. All we get in the cinema are 3D fireworks displays. But »

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