Tag Archives: Nick Frost

“The Boxtrolls”: What’s Up with the 2015 Awards Race

Directed by: Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi Written by: Irena Brignull and Adam Pava Main Cast: Voices of Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead-Wright, Jared Harris, Nick Frost, Elle Fanning, Simon Pegg, Toni Collette, and more… Past Oscar relations: The studio has previously seen Coraline, Corpse Bride, and ParaNorman nominated for Best Animated Feature Today we[...]

Paranorman’s LAIKA begins production on The Boxtrolls

Marking their third project together, LAIKA and Focus Features, the two companies behind the current Academy Award-nominated animated feature ParaNorman, announced today that LAIKA has begun production on The Boxtrolls. The new movie will be released nationwide by Focus on October 17th, 2014. Focus CEO James Schamus and LAIKA[...]

Paul: A comedic love letter to all things sci-fi – REVIEW

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Greg Motolla’s “Paul” is a swiftly plotted and consistently funny road-trip comedy about Graeme (Simon Pegg) and Clive (Nick Frost), best friends and sci-fi fanatics who are touring all the alien hot spots from Area 51 to Roswell on their way back from Comic-Con. But if you[...]

Seth Rogen, Simon Pegg in red band “Paul” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Yesterday we ran the red band trailer for Cameron Diaz’s summer comedy “Bad Teacher.” This morning, we posted the second trailer for Jake Gyllenhaal’s SXSW thriller “Source Code.” And now we’ve encountered a red band trailer for a SXSW comedy. It’s like blending the best of both worlds. Or,[...]

Simon Pegg’s “Paul” premieres, earns raves

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost premiered their sci-fi/comic-book/alien comedy “Paul” last night in London with a purple-carpet affair at famed Leicester Square. But it was thousands of miles around the globe, in the heart of the American southwest, where the “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz”[...]

SXSW: Mel Gibson’s “The Beaver” leads our list of 15 must-see films

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We have a little bit of time to process the extensive South By Southwest film line up, which was unveiled by festival programmers earlier this week. This year’s event, scheduled to take over beautiful Austin, Texas from March 11 to 19, will showcase 130 features including 60[...]

Steven Spielberg’s “Tintin” photos arrive online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I’m trying to get excited about “The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn,” Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Georges Rémi’s revered comic strip that will be in theaters in 2011. Right now, I’m lukewarm. I didn’t grow up with the European comic, which Remi penned under the[...]

Sneak peeks of “The Fighter” and “Scream 4” arrive online

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s alien ensemble comedy “Paul” isn’t the only upcoming release that decided to sneak peek select footage for fans. During last night’s season finale of “Mad Men” on AMC, audiences received an exclusive look at David O. Russell’s “The Fighter.” YouTube has the embed[...]

Simon Pegg, Nick Frost in new “Paul” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In August, we witnessed an Edgar Wright film that didn’t prominently feature Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (for examples of the opposite formula, pop in “Shaun of the Dead” or “Hot Fuzz” and prepare to laugh). The film was “Scott Pilgrim,” and while Wright breathed radiance into[...]