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Simon Pegg
February 14, 1970 -
Nationality: British
Category: Comedian
Subcategory: British Comedian

Both me and Edgar are firm believers in never underestimating or talking down to an audience, and giving an audience something to do, to give them something which is entirely up to them to enter into the film and find these hidden things and whatever.


In England, we don't have any guns whatsoever.


I think at its best the American sense of humor is the same as the British sense of humor at its best, which is to be wry and ironic and self deprecating.


I used to lie in bed in my flat and imagine what would happen if there was a zombie attack.


The only spoof I think is the title, which was just we thought of very early on and it kind of stuck.


Also, if you watch the film once, there are lots of things that you won't get because there are punch lines in the first act, the setup to which isn't until the second act.


You don't look at each other on the subway.


There are actually quite high profile British TV star cameos in it that you probably wouldn't even notice, that the British wouldn't even notice, let alone the American audience.


There are a lot of visual marks that have to be hit, and lines that need to be said in a right way - so there wasn't really any improvisation on the set when it came to the bulk of the script.


You look at shows like The Simpsons or Larry Sanders or Curb Your Enthusiasm or Seinfeld, they're really sophisticated shows that we all love back home.


I don't know about doing a sequel. I think you can retroactively damage a product by adding to it.


We don't watch the film anymore because we've seen it so many times, so we'll introduce it, walk out and we'll come back in right about when I wake up in the morning and walk over to the shop and everything's changed.


The main jokes in this film are about big things, love and life and zombies - we all get that.


Chris Martin's a good friend of mine. I'm actually Apple's godfather. He's an old friend and we've been mates for quite a few years now.


There is a universality to comedy.


I loved playing Shaun, he's not that different from me.


American audiences tend to be more expressive than British ones.


We suddenly saw how people reacted in the event of massive social upheaval, and the way that the little problems in your life don't go away. You don't stop being frightened of spiders just because the world's blown up.


You always worry about films when you hear about them making decisions after announcements are made.


Every person should have their escape route planned. I think everyone has an apocalypse fantasy, what would I do in the event of the end of the world, and we just basically - me and Nick - said what would we do, where would we head?


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