Simon Pegg will star in ‘Hector and the Search For Happiness’

05.19.12 6 years ago

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Simon Pegg will star in director Peter Chelsom”s upcoming comedy-drama “Hector and the Search For Happiness.”

Pegg will play Hector, a London psychiatrist who doesn’t seem to be able to help any of his patients. Desperate for change, he abruptly leaves behind his old life in a global search for happiness. 

Chelsom and Tinker Lindsay wrote the screenplay based on the bestselling novel by François Lelord.
Pegg was recently seen “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” and “Paul,” which he co-wrote. He’ll recently wrapped up “Star Trek 2” and will soon reunite with his “Shaun of the Dead”/”Hot Fuzz” BFFs Nick Frost and Edgar Wright for “World’s End.”

Chelsom previously directed “Shall We Dance?” and “Funny Bones.”

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