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First Look at Edgar Wright's 'The World's End': Hey, I Know Those Guys!


Reminding us that Real-Life Pals Brave the Apocalypse is not a genre exclusive to the U.S.--and also is apparently a genre--Simon Pegg today tweeted this first photo from The World's End, the hugely-anticipated comedy that sees him alongside frequent comrade-in-arms Nick Frost, Shaun of the Dead cameo-er/Bilbo Martin Freeman, Hot Fuzz's Paddy Considine, and Eddie Marsan. In the loosely-thematic Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy closer, the group reunites 20 years after "an epic pub crawl" to see if they can make it through to the final bar on their list, The World's End. Also, the world is actually ending if they don't stop it, so the title works a couple ways. These guys are clever like that.

  • January 31, 2013
    These new photos Empire has published from The World's End don't really reveal much new about the film--other than that its "epic pub crawl" will indeed involve some dudes getting drunk by way of beers. Nonetheless, they are another joyful reminder that Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg... / Continue →
  • May 8, 2013
    Here's the first trailer for The World's End, the final chapter of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost's Three Flavours Cornetto/Blood & Ice Cream Trilogy. Each chapter is said to be tied to its Cornetto flavor--with Shaun of the Dead's red strawberry representing all the ... / Continue →
  • May 10, 2012
    It involves heavy drinking and saving humankind. / Continue →
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