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‘Kill Me Three Times’ Trailer: Simon Pegg Is an Assassin With a Major Problem

46 minutes ago | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Kill Me Three Times stars Simon Pegg as an assassin. Already, you’re probably interested. But Kill Me Three Times apparently has much, much more to offer than just that. Directed by Kriv Stenders, the film stars Pegg as an assassin hired by a husband (Callan Mulvey) to kill his wife (Alice Braga). The problem is, […]

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Simon Pegg Shines in Kill Me Three Times Trailer

1 hour ago | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The first official trailer for Kill Me Three Times has been released and it's crazy in all the right ways.  Come inside to see Simon Pegg play a badass assassin who gets tangled in a few different plots.  

To be entirely honest, I'll watch just about anything that has Simon Pegg in it.  The man does good works and has a fairly strong track record, even if the movies he's in aren't great, he's a highlight.  Based on this first trailer for Kill Me Three Times he'll be one of Many highlights in this movie: 

This looks like a lot of fun.  While it gives off that Whole 9 Yards kind of vibe, in that there are a few overlapping plots and schemes going on, it looks like it's own unique beast as well.  There's a good blend of comedy and action in the trailer, with just a hint of all »

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Simon Pegg Has Assassin Troubles in 'Kill Me Three Times' Trailer

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"How the fuck did it come to this?" After drunkenly fighting an invading alien race in The World's End and saving Starfleet and San Francisco in Star Trek Into Darkness, this time Simon Pegg is getting a little more grounded in the comedic thriller Kill Me Three Times. In the film from Tiff this year, Pegg plays a mercurial assassin who iscovers he isn't the only person trying to kill the siren (Alice Braga) of a sun-drenched surfing town. Teresa Palmer, Callan Mulvey and Sullivan Stapleton all have supporting roles along with the Luke Hemsworth (yes, there's yet another one of those). Watch below! Here's the first trailer for Kriv Stenders' Kill Me Three Times from Magnet (via The Solid State): Kill Me Three Times is directed by Kriv Stenders (Australia's hit Red Dog) and written by newcomer James McFarlan. The story follows Simon Pegg as a professional assassin, »

- Ethan Anderton

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Simon Pegg is an assassin for hire in the trailer for Kill Me Three Times

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Who doesn't love Simon Pegg? Whether he is playing with the big boys in Mission: Impossible or Star Trek, Pegg has always brought something special and unique to tons of films like Hector And The Search For Happiness, The Boxtrolls, and his three films with Nick Frost and Edgar Wright. His latest film, Kill Me Three Times, puts the British actor into a role we have never seen before: a cold-blooded killer. In what looks like an action-comedy in the same style as Quentin Tarantino, Joe »

- Alex Maidy

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Ten Best: Phil’s Top 10 Movies of 2014

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Well it’s that time of year again – the one where websites across the globe churn out Top 10 list after top ten list. So why should we be any different?! Yet whilst we may be following the predictable end of year lists, I can guarantee that my list is anything but predictable, featuring films from across the globe: including the Us, Canada, Italy, Australia, New Zealand and even good old Blighty!

This year more than ever there has been film after film that knocked it out of the park for me – which is why my Top 10 list has Two sections: the Top 10 and then the pick of 35(!) more brilliant movies (I would have loved this list to be a Top 45, honestly). So what’s my criteria? Well it has to be a movie I’ve seen this year, one that was released this year, i.e. making its UK debut, »

- Phil Wheat

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Simon Pegg and Robin Williams star in first Absolutely Anything clip

18 December 2014 3:15 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

The first clip for Terry Jones comedy Absolutely Anything has been released.

Simon Pegg stars as struggling school teacher Neil Clarke, and is seen in the new video talking to Dennis the dog, voiced by Robin Williams in his final role.

The film follows Neil as he suddenly discovers he has magical powers given to him by a group of aliens.

Monty Python stars Jones, John Cleese, Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam will provide the voices of the alien creatures.

Kate Beckinsale, Joanna Lumley, Eddie Izzard and Rob Riggle also feature in the project.

Absolutely Anything launches in UK cinemas on February 13, 2015. »

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Watch A Hilarious First Clip From ‘Absolutely Anything’ Featuring Simon Pegg & Robin Williams In His Last Role

17 December 2014 11:53 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

There’s a bittersweet feeling about this first clip from the Terry Jones directed Absolutely Anything starring Simon Pegg, and that’s because it features the last performance by Robin Williams in a motion picture. This clip shows Pegg’s character interacting with his pet dog Dennis (voiced by Williams), who, with Pegg’s powers to make ‘absolutely anything’ possible, can actually talk and think ‘rationally’.

Williams is, as always, comedically brilliant in this extended clip from the film, which will be released in 2015.

Kate Beckinsale and Eddie Izzard also star.

Watch below. One word – Biscuits!

Source: Deadline »

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'Absolutely Anything' Clip Shows Robin Williams' Last Role

17 December 2014 8:57 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

At the time of his passing earlier in the year, iconic comedian Robin Williams left behind four finished films that had not yet been released. A Merry Friggin' Christmas debuted early last month, and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb is in theaters this Friday. In 2015, we will see him in Boulevard opposite Bob Odenkirk, and we'll hear his voice in his final completed role as Dennis the Dog in Absolutely Anything. While neither of these movies has a confirmed U.S. premiere set, we do get a first look at Dennis in a just released clip from Absolutely Anything.

Monty Python alum Terry Jones directs Absolutely Anything, which follows a schoolteacher named Neil (Simon Pegg), who is given the incredible power to make his every wish a reality by a group of aliens. Neil demonstrates some of those powers in this sneak peek, which begins with him »

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First Clip From Absolutely Anything, With Simon Pegg And Robin Williams

17 December 2014 8:13 AM, PST | | See recent TheMovieBit news »

Simon Pegg takes the lead role in Terry Jones' Absolutely Anything as a schoolteacher who is granted the power to make any wish a reality by a group of aliens (voiced by Jones and his other Monty Python co-horts John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, and Michael Palin). Besides the remaining Pythons, the cast is rounded out by Kate Beckinsale, Rob Riggle, Joanna Lumley, Eddie Izzard, and Robin Williams, in one of his final completed roles, as the voice of Dennis the dog. The first clip from the movie has come online, courtesy of Deadline, showing Williams (well his voice at least) in action, and promising the final product will be chock full of charming humour. Released: February 13th 2015 (Irl/U.K.) ? (U.S.) »

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First Clip From Absolutely Anything

17 December 2014 7:04 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

If you’d been wondering what it would look like if Simon Pegg talked to a dog – no, not Colin from Spaced – and the dog talked back... Now is your chance. The first clip from Terry Jones’ new comedy Absolutely Anything has arrived online.With Jones behind the camera, working from the script he wrote with Gavin Scott, Absolutely Anything finds Pegg as Neil, a secondary school teacher who is the very definition of the everyman.But when a group of aliens voiced by Jones alongside old Python pals John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle and Michael Palin decide that it would be a lark to hand him amazing powers, Neil’s life begins to change – not always for the better. And, as you see from the clip, he ends up having his loyal pooch Dennis start talking. Dennis is voiced in the film by the late great Robin Williams, »

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Watch A Clip Of Robin Williams’ Final Performance In Absolutely Anything

16 December 2014 2:04 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Deadline has debuted the first clip of Robin Williams’ last-ever performance in the upcoming comedy Absolutely Anything. Helmed by Monty Python stalwart Terry Jones, the film revolves around a schoolteacher – played by Simon Pegg – who finds himself granted the ability to do ‘absolutely anything’ by a gaggle of aliens.

Storywise, the film will revolve around Pegg’s everyman Neil Clarke, “a disillusioned school teacher who suddenly finds he has magical powers, bestowed upon him by aliens.” As evidenced by the first clip from the movie, the extent of his abilities really do encompass anything.

Originally pitched as the first re-teaming of the Python crew in years, the film garnered attention for its slapstick-y antics combined with sarcasm and sharp Python-esque witticisms. So, it should come as no surprise that along with Jones, Eric Idle, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam and Michael Palin are all onboard – voicing the aliens, no less. On the live-action side of things, »

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Watch Robin Williams’ Final Role In ‘Absolutely Anything’ Clip

16 December 2014 12:53 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Exclusive: In his final film performance, the late Robin Williams lends his voice to sci-fi comedy Absolutely Anything for Monty Python’s Terry Jones. The legendary entertainer was the first to sign onto the long-gestating comedy about a disillusioned teacher (Simon Pegg) granted the power to do “absolutely anything” by scheming aliens, played by the Pythons. In Deadline’s exclusive clip, Pegg gives his devoted dog Dennis the ability to speak – and out comes Williams’ unmistakable voice.

“One thing we’re grateful to Robin for is he was the first to come on and he stuck with the whole thing,” recalled Jones’ co-writer Gavin Scott (The Mists of Avalon, Small Soldiers), who with Jones spoke with me during a recent Adr session in Los Angeles.

Jones and Scott first began writing the film 20 years ago, but it didn’t come together until Jones’ son Bill and producing partner Ben Timlett found financing. »

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Paramount Wants Star Trek 3 to be like Guardians Of The Galaxy

16 December 2014 9:49 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Yesterday we learned that Paramount Pictures is looking to hire one of these five directors to direct Star Trek 3Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game), Daniel Espinosa (Safe House), Justin Lin (Fast & Furious), and Duncan Jones (MoonWarcraft).

Out of those directors I'd love to see Jones take on the project, but he's probably going to be busy developing Warcraft. Wyatt is the next best choice, and perhaps he's the studio's favorite as he just made The Gambler with Mark Wahlberg for them. Thanks to Badass Digest, we have some information on why the previously attached director, Roberto Orci, is no longer attached. One of those reasons was because the studio wanted Star Trek 3 to be more like Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, and Orci wasn't on board with the idea so he walked. 

The site reports that Orci »

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List of 5 Directors up for Star Trek 3 Includes Duncan Jones

15 December 2014 9:54 AM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Since Roberto Orci stepped away from the director's chair for Star Trek 3, we've heard a rumor that Edgar Wright was wanted for the job. Then Star Trek: First Contact director Jonathan Frakes threw his name into the hat hoping to get the job. Now we have a list of five directors that are currently in the running to take on the challenge. Those directors include: Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game), Daniel Espinosa (Safe House), Justin Lin (Fast & Furious), and Duncan Jones (MoonWarcraft).

Out of this current list, which comes from Deadline, my favorite choice is Duncan Jones. I think he's the most talented of the bunch, and could really bring something new, fun, and unique to the franchise that none of those other directors could bring. My second choice would be Wyatt, because he did do a great job »

- Joey Paur

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The Boxtrolls interview with co-directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi – Flickering Myth Podcast

15 December 2014 4:11 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Flickering Myth Podcast meets The Boxtrolls

The Flickering Myth Podcast’s Kat Kourbeti sat down with The Boxtrolls co-directors Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi about the movie to promote the upcoming DVD and Blu-Ray release.

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The Boxtrolls is a comedic fable that unfolds in Cheesebridge, a posh Victorian-era town obsessed with wealth, class and the stinkiest of fine cheeses. Beneath its charming cobblestone streets dwell the Boxtrolls, foul monsters who crawl out of the sewers at night and steal what the townspeople hold most dear: their children and their cheeses. At least that’s the legend residents have always believed. In truth, the Boxtrolls are an »

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Terry Jones On Four Decades Of Monty Python And Robin Williams’ Final Film

14 December 2014 5:00 PM, PST | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Monty Python’s Terry Jones arrived during a break in the clouds Friday for an Adr session at West La’s The Village, the storied recording studio where the late Robin Williams lent his voice to Jones’ upcoming sci-fi comedy Absolutely Anything shortly before his death this summer.

“One thing we’re grateful to Robin for is he was the first to come on and he stuck with the whole thing,” recalled Jones’ close collaborator Gavin Scott (The Mists of Avalon, Small Soldiers). “The kind of attitude that led him to stick with the project through all its ups and downs, he totally exhibited here. He wanted to make everybody feel good from the engineer to the lady making the coffee. It was very late in the day for him and we didn’t know that, but he was a real mensch.”

Co-scripted over two decades by Jones and Scott, »

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Terry Jones Screens Robin Williams as Dennis the Dog in ‘Absolutely Anything’

14 December 2014 10:59 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Attendees at Saturday night’s American Cinemateque screening of Monty Python’s iconic “Life of Brian” at the Aero received a bonus — six minutes of footage from the Pythonesque sci-fi farce “Absolutely Anything,” screened by director Terry Jones.

Simon Pegg and Kate Beckinsale star and the late Robin Williams voices Dennis the Dog. The Pythons are voicing key roles as a group of aliens who endow a disillusioned teacher (Pegg) with the power to do “absolutely anything” to see what a mess he’ll make of things — which is precisely what happens.

In a discussion with Cinemateque’s Grant Moninger, Jones explained that he and Gavin Scott had worked on the script for over two decades but shelved the project in 2003 when “Bruce Almighty” was released. “Five years later, Mike Medavoy asked me what project was at the bottom of my drawer,” he added.

He asked Williams to come on »

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Simon Pegg Will Play The Devil in The Gathering

13 December 2014 12:02 PM, PST | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Simon Pegg playing the Devil?! Sounds good to me! The actor has been cast in a horror comedy called The Gathering, and it sounds awesome! I never thought I’d see Pegg as the Devil, but now that it’s out in the universe it makes complete sense. The movie is being directed by Jon Keeyes, and he talked to Fangoria about the project. This is how he describes the fantastic story that he’s going to tell:

“On Halloween night, the devil brings together Mary Shelley, H.P. Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, and Edgar Allan Poe in purgatory to tell their best untold tales, the idea being that whoever has the best story of the night gets to leave purgatory forever ... We've tried to put a spin on the essence of the stories they're most well-known for. So Stoker tells a vampire tale, but it's not about Dracula. H.P. Lovecraft's »

- Joey Paur

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First trailer for Kill Me Three Times starring Simon Pegg

13 December 2014 12:58 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The first trailer has arrived online for director Kriv Stenders (Red Dog) new film Kill Me Three Times, which sees Simon Pegg (The World’s End) leading a cast that includes Sullivan Stapleton (300: Rise of an Empire), Alice Braga (Elysium), Teresa Palmer (Warm Bodies), Bryan Brown (Australia), Callan Mulvey (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) and Luke Hemsworth (The Reckoning). Check it out below…

A mercurial assassin (Simon Pegg) discovers he isn’t the only person trying to kill the siren (Alice Braga) of a sun-drenched surfing town. In this darkly comedic thriller, the hitman finds himself unraveling three tales of mayhem, murder, blackmail and revenge.

Kill Me Three Times is set for release December 31st in the States, with a UK date yet to be announced.

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Simon Pegg is an Assassin in Kill Me Three Times Trailer

13 December 2014 12:25 AM, PST | | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have a restricted trailer for the upcoming "Kill Me Three Times" action thriller, starring Simon Pegg, Teresa Palmer, Alice Braga, and Luke Hemsworth. Check it out below. Plot: In the Australian surfing town of Eagle's Nest, a young woman (Braga) is the thread that binds three tales of murder, blackmail and revenge. The new movie is directed by Kriv Stenders and is set to hit theaters on December 31st. Trailer: »

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