"The Comic-Con, I believe, is the world's biggest comic convention. I don't think it's just comics though, I think it's everything... geeky.
I'm looking forward to seeing all the girls dressed up as ewoks, and Klingons and that".
And so says Nick Frost in the first of two blogs from the Shaun of the Dead team who recently travelled out to Comic-Con to promote their latest project, Hot Fuzz, which again was co-written by Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright, stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and was directed by Edgar Wright. We just know it's going to be good, and we can't wait!
Click on the links below to see snippets of Jonathon Ross extoling the virtues of the film without having seen it, shots of the audience watching the teaser trailer, two Sean-imposters, Batman, Robin, Freddie Kruger, and Nick playing with a doll of himself.
Hot Fuzz is a comedy about a successful London cop (Nicholas Angel) who is seconded to the sleepy West Country village of Sandford. With garden fetes and neighbourhood watch meetings replacing the action of the city, Angel struggles to adapt to his situation and finds himself partnered with Danny Butterman (Frost), an oafish but well meaning young Constable, who dreams of being Mel Gibson.
Just as all seems lost, a series of grisly accidents motivates Angel into action. Convinced of foul play, Angel realises that Sandford may not be as idyllic as it seems.
Simon Pegg is again joined by Shaun of the Dead co-star, Nick Frost, and a great British cast including Jim Broadbent, Timothy Dalton, Martin Freeman, Steve Coogan, Edward Woodward, Paul Freeman (Belloq from Raiders Of The Lost Ark), Paddy Considine, Bill Bailey, Rafe Spall, Billie Whitelaw and Anne Reid.