Wednesday, November 10, 2010

TRAILER: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, & Seth Rogen's "Paul"

PLOT: Two British comic geeks (Pegg and Frost) go on a road trip through America. On the way, they discover an alien named Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen) at Area 51.

DIRECTOR: Greg Mottola (Adventureland & Superbad)

CAST: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig ("SNL"), Jason Bateman, Sigourney Weaver, Jane Lynch ("Glee"), Bill Hader ("SNL"), Jeffrey Tambor ("Arrested Development"), David Koechner, Jesse Plemons ("Friday Night Lights")

VERDICT: When I originally heard the premise for this, I thought it would be a dud in the states. But after watching the trailer, I truly under-estimated how insane these boys are. I laughed so hard when Pegg said the last line of the trailer: "We're just a couple of regular guys walking down the street with a small cowboy." That, plus the casting of Bateman as an MIB-type agent, and Rogen's made-for-voice-overs voice makes me amped for next Spring.

Release Date: March 18

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