It looks like Ant-Man will have to wait, as director Edgar Wright has long-in-the-works plans to reunite with his trusted allies, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg. After teaming for the excellent Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, they are now set to cap off the Cornetto, or Blood and Ice Cream Trilogy. The film is At World’s End and we’ve finally got a tentative start date and plot. [Deadline]
Production is set to begin this September with Working Title and then Universal Pictures likely to jump on quickly. Turnaround will also be fast, with an estimated release date of spring 2013 and we’ve also got a sparingly detail logline. With Shaun taking a spin on the zombie genre and Fuzz doing the same for actioners, it’s been long-rumored that this film will take on the very end of the world, if you couldn’t guess from the title. One can read below, but that aspect is still mostly hidden, if not for the last line. Check out the current synopsis as we wait for more details:
20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries.
Are you excited to see this trio together again?
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