Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Podcast #151: Julianne Moore, Neill Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell
The Moore, the merrier
New Poster For Brad Bird's Tomorrowland: A World Beyond
George Clooney has never looked so good in a cornfield
Exclusive: Neill Blomkamp Shares More About His Alien Movie
'At least one film, if not more...'
The Expendables Take Aim At TV
Sylvester Stallone is shepherding a spin-off show
Extended Fast & Furious 7 Clip Online
'Let's get to work...'
Allison Janney On For Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children
She's joined Tim Burton's latest
Jason Blum Enters A Wilderness Of Error
Adapting the book by Errol Morris
Trailer For No Escape Breaks Out Online
Coup coup g'joob
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
05 March 2015
New Trailer For Avengers: Age Of Ultron Smashes In
And our first (brief) look at The Vision
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Bill
21 August 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Le Jour Se Lève
Empire Star Rating
The Boxtrolls (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Hector And The Search For Happiness (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Moebius (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Comic-Con 2013: The World's End Panel Hint At Future Collaborations
Pegg, Frost and Wright introduce Doctor Hooch

19 July 2013  |  Written by Ali Plumb  

submit to reddit

world's end comic con

UK readers were no doubt watching The World’s End for the 23rd time during Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s appearance at Comic-Con 2013, but US fans have a good few weeks to wait.

This means that news from the three of them was a little thin on the ground in Hall H, but as they were genuinely that funny, here’s a round-up of what went down in San Diego, as well as some almost entirely spurious hints at what the trio might do next together (and when they may end up getting around to doing it).

After the American trailer was shown – which emphasised that Newton Haven’s Golden Mile is a bar crawl and not, say, a pub crawl – Wright ‘n’ Pegg ‘n’ Frost talked about Matt Smith turning up to their World’s End party the night before (“Doctor Who was at our party!” – Pegg), before drawing parallels between The Doctor and Pegg’s character, Gary King.

“If you’ve ever watched Doctor Who and wished he was hammered, then boy do we have a movie for you,” said Wright. “Just call him Doctor Hooch.” “Our TARDIS in this one is beer,” added Pegg.

After that, there were explanations for what a Cornetto actually is (“It’s a British confection. They might export them over here if this does well” – Pegg), as well as discussions of what it’s like to work away from each other (“Sometimes you forget that breaking wind isn’t funny to everybody” – Pegg / “I think it has international appeal” – Frost). In fact, Frost even went so far as to say: “It’s like having a brief love affair, and coming back to your marriage and it only makes it stronger.”

As for the next movie they might do together, Pegg was vague but encouraging. It won’t be thematically linked to the Cornetto trilogy, but “…the next thing we do together won’t have to abide by [the trilogy’s rules], maybe it could be set in the past… [Unfortunately] we’re not due to have our next idea until four weeks’ time.”

“We’re aiming for the Seattle baggage carousel for our next idea,” said Wright. “We’re like the Haley’s Comet of British comedy,” added Frost.

And if you were looking for Ant-Man news from Wright, he was happy to oblige… in a fashion: “I wanted to announce, as well as doing Marvel’s Ant-man, I’ll be doing a spin-off movie: Abdoman And The Mighty Thorax. In 3D!”

Elsewhere in the panel’s fan questions section of the event, a woman wearing a big cape covered in buttons – Brits, read badges for buttons – was dubbed ‘Button Lady’ and encouraged to fight a man with a moustache and a leather jacket known only as ‘Machete’. Note: this wasn’t actually Machete, and yes, you did have to be there, but still, this will explain Twitter for you for a little while.

The World’s End is out in the US on August 23, whereas the UK, as you may have worked out by now, already has its greedy barstools-for-hands on it.
 


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Comic-Con 2013: The Game Of Thrones Cast Dissect Season 3
In Memoriam... everyone
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Rogues Gallery: Stephen Graham
The Hyena star on his most memorable turns

Liam Neeson Takes Manhattan
Empire heads behind the scenes on Run All Night

Showrunner Beau Willimon Reveals 8 House Of Cards Secrets
On Kevin Spacey’s dog-dispatching and more…

21 Great Movie Cons
Fleece your friends with these duplicitous devices...

Empire's New Spectre Issue Covers
First look at Bond 24 in Empire's April issue

Vote For The Jameson Empire Awards 2015!
Your mission is clear...

Sleeping Beauties: The Story Behind 12 Of Cinema's Unlikeliest Hits
They came, they saw, they surprisingly conquered

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)