Plot details for Simon Pegg & Nick Frost's PAUL

Variety carry the plot for PAUL, the third on screen partnership from Simon Pegg and Nick Frost but their first venture together without their great friend and close collaborator Edgar Wright (director of SHAUN OF THE DEAD, HOT FUZZ). Previously we had only ever known this movie as being about two comic book geeks who make the road trip across the U.S. Well it's a bit more meatier than that...

"Story revolves around two British slackers who after visiting Comic-Con go on a road trip to Area 51 where they encounter a small alien named Paul, who enlists them to help him find his way home."
Simon Pegg wrote the script for the movie which will be helmed by SUPERBAD director Gregg Mottola. I've been more than a little critical of Pegg's effectiveness on screen in comedy roles outside of the Wright partnerships, I was neither keen of RUN, FATBOY, RUN or HOW TO LOSE FRIENDS AND ALIENATE PEOPLE. But we know he always has great chemistry with Frost and even though the evil genius that is Edgar Wright is busy with Hollywood right now, the plot sounds rather fun.


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