Simon Pegg

  • Aired:  08/15/13
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Actor Simon Pegg talks about ice cream cameos and working with Nick Frost in "Spaced," "Shaun of the Dead" and "The World's End." (5:31)

>> WELL CONGRESS BACK.

MY GUEST TONIGHT THE ACTER

WHO STARRED IN-- HIS LATEST

WHICH HE ALSO WROTE IS

CALLED THE WORLD'S END.

>> YOU HAVE GOT ANY PLAN

FORCE DINNER AT ALL.

>> TONIGHT WE WILL BE

PARTAKING OF A LIQUID AS WE

WOIND OUR WAY UP THE GOLDEN

MILE COMMENCING WITH AN

INAGRAL-- IN THE FIRST POST

AND THEN ON TO THE ULTRA,

THE FAMOUS, THE GOOD

COMPANIONS, TRUSTY SERVANT,

TWO HEADED DOG, MERMAID,

BEEHIVE, KING'S HEAD AND A

HOLE IN THE WALL ALL BEFORE

THE LAST BITTERSWEET PINT IN

THAT MOST-- THE WORLD'S END.

THOUGH WE MAY RETURN WITH A

TWINK NELL OUR EYES --

>> CHEERS.

PLEASE WELCOME THE FANTASTIC

SIMON PEG

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

SIMON.

>> HELLO, JOHN.

>> THANK YOU.

>> CHEERS.

>> CHEERS.

>> RIGHT PROUD WE ARE OF YOU

BACK HOME, SIR.

RIGHT PROUD.

>> THANKS.

LIKE THE FIRST WORLD WAR

GENERALS.

>> WELL DONE, WELL DONE,

SIR.

KICK UP THE HOME FRONT,

QUITE WELL, WELL DONE.

>> THANK YOU.

>> THANK YOU SOP FOR BEING

HERE.

FANTASTIC.

>> IT'S AN HONOR, GREAT TO

BE ON.

>> THIS MOVIE IS FANTASTIC

THIS IS THE THIRD PART OF

YOUR-- TRIOLOGY.

>> IT SOMEBODY'S, WHICH WILL

YOU KNOW, DO PEOPLE KNOW

WHAT IT IS.

>> CORENETO.

>> IT IS AN ICE CREAM SNACK

WHICH WE USED AS A JOKE IN

SHAWN OF THE DEAD AND IT

BECAME LIKE --

>> THANK YOU.

>> YEAH, THEN IT BECAME THE

LINKING FACTOR BETWEEN ALL

THE THREE FILMS.

>> IT HAS BEEN GREAT.

THE IT HAS BECOME LIKE YOUR

ALFRED HITCHCOCK IT WILL

APPEAR SOMEWHERE IN

EVERY-- I GUESS THE REAL

SCOOP WILL BE YOU CAN GET

THE CORNETO IN A MOVIE YOU

HAVE NOT WRITTEN AND PROUD.

>> THAT WOULD BE GOOD.

>> YOU CAN IN STAR TREK, SAY,

LOOK.

CAPTAIN, WAIT --

>> I COULD BEAM ONE INTO A

SHOW.

>> I GOT A NICE CORNETO

RIGHT HERE.

>> THIS IS SO KIND OF AWE

THREATICALLY BRITISH AS

WELL.

THEY ACTUALLY MADE ME QUITE

HOME SICK BECAUSE-- AND IT

IS ODD BEING HOME SICK WHEN

PEOPLE ARE FIGHTING, ROBOT

ALIENS.

>> YES, OF COURSE.

>> YOU REMEMBER WHAT IT WAS

LIKE, ALL THE ROBOTS AND

ALIENS BACK HOME.

>> AND IT WOULD EXPLAIN SOME

THINGS.

>> THAT'S WHY YOU MOVED HERE,

RIGHT.

>> THAT IS WHERE-- SO THIS

IS, YOU DO THESE MOVIES WITH

YOUR FRIENDS THAT IS

PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST FUN

THINGS ABOUT IT.

>> WELL, YEAH, NICK WHO I

WORKED WITH, WHO WAS ED IN

SHAWN OF THE DEAD, WE HAVE

BEEN PAULS FOR LIKE 20

YEARS.

WE WERE FRIENDS BEFORE WE

STARTED WORKING TOGETHER.

IN FACT, I BASICALLY ASKED

NICK TO BE IN A SITCOM THAT

WE HAD CALLED SPACE.

>> YEAH.

>> THANK YOU.

IT'S FANTASTIC.

>> FANTASTIC.

I THINK YOU CAN SEE ON

NETFLIX NOW IF YOU HAVE NOT

SEEN TESTIMONY I SAID PLEASE

COME AND BE IN THIS SHOW SO

I CAN HANG OUT WITH YOU

MORE.

AND HE WAS AWAITER AT THE

TIME.

HE WAS THE BEST WAITER IN

THE-- AND HE WAS GOING ALL

RIGHT.

AND.

>> THAT WAS THE BEGINNING OF

HIS CAREER AS A VERY

SUCCESSFUL ACTOR.

>> THERE IS NO BETTER WAY,

THOUGH.

THERE IS NO BETTER WAY THAN

SAYING I WANT TO CAST YOU SO

I CAN SPEND MORE TIME WITH

YOU.

>> HOW ABOUT-- WHATEVER,

OKAY, SOMEONE ELSE CAN SERVE

MY TABLES FOR THE WEEKEND.

>> YEAH, ONE OF MY FAVORITE

STORIES ABOUT YOU AFTER

SHAWN OF THE DEAD AS WELL

WAS THAT SOME JOURNALISTS

SAID YOU'RE PROBABLY TOO BIG

FOR BRITAIN.

YOU'RE GOING TO HOLLYWOOD.

AND SIX MONTHS LATER, ARE

YOU IN MR. --

>> WHAT A HYPOCRITE.

>> HE'S NOT A HIP CRAT CRIT,

HE'S FANTASTIC.

>> I KIND OF PICKED THIS

BLOCKBUSTER OUT OF THE AIR

LIKE I'M TO THE GOING BE ON

MISSION IMPOSSIBLE THREE,

LIKE IT DIDN'T EVEN EXIST.

AND THEN JJ CALLED ME, HEY,

DO YOU WANT TO BE IN MISSION

IMPOSSIBLE THREE.

AND I WAS LIKE YEAH.

>> OF COURSE, OF COURSE, I

LOVE IT, YOUR EMBODIMENT OF

WHAT THE BIGGEST POSSIBLE ON

THE TABLE MOVIE, HELEN MIRIN

CAME ON AS A GUEST OVER THE

SUMMER AND SHE WAS SAYING OH,

IT'S SO WEIRD WHEN YOU MEET

MOVIE STARS LIKE BRAD PITT,

THEY JUST SEEM OTHER WORLDY.

YOU DO UNDERSTAND --

>> YOU HAVE WON AN OSCAR.

>> I WENT TO THIS, THE

PARAMOUNT HAD THEIR BIG

100th ANNIVERSARY PHOTOGRAPH

A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO AND WE

WERE ISSUEDING INTO DARKNESS

AT THE TIME AND WE WENT

ALONG TO BE IN THIS GROUP.

IT WAS JUST LIKE EVERYBODY

WAS THERE AND IT WAS LIKE

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM, LIKE

BEING AT WAX WORKS AND

EVERYBODY HAD COME TO LIFE

AND I WAS GOING UP, DID WAS

INCREDIBLE, YOU KNOW, I FELT

LIKE I SHOULDN'T BE THERE.

>> IF YOU GET A CHANCE TO BE

AROUND MARTIN SCORSESE.

>> YOU SHOULD PROBABLY.

>> SO AT LEAST YOUR FIGURE

CORE HAVE FELT SCORSESE'S

GENIUS.

>> BEHIND ME WAS ROBERT DE

NIRO, I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW

UNTIL I SAW THE PICTURE

BACK.

>> YOU ARE KIDDING ME.

>> I WAS LIKE DAMMIT, HE WAS

BEHIND ME.

I WAS TOO BUSY TALKING TO

SCORE SAY SEE.

I SHOULD HAVE FOCUSED.

>> IT'S BRILLIANT SO, FUNNY

REASONS GLAD YOU LIKED IT.

>> PRESUMABLY YOU WILL DO

MORE TOGETHER.

>> I HOPE SO, YEAH, YEAH, I

HOPE SO IT JUST WON'T

BE-- WE SET THIS CRITERIA

FOR OURSELVES, THEY ARE ALL

SET IN THE U.K., KIND OF

LIKE GROWING UP FRIENDSHIP

AND THEY ALL FEATURE THIS

ICE CREAM.

THE NEXT THING WE DO

TOGETHER MIGHT NOT HAVE, IT

MIGHT BE NICKEL SAID WE

SHOULD HAVE DONE THE THREE

FLAVORS ASTIN-MARTINS

BECAUSE WE HAVE BEEN GIVEN

FREE ICE CREAM SOME OF THAT

WE NEED TO KIND OF GET A NEW

FREEIE OPINIONS.

>> THE WORLD'S END IN

THEATRES AUGUST 23rd, IT'S

FANTASTIC.

THE GREAT SIMON PEG,ED

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