Simon Pegg and the Lads vs. Yuppiehood and Aliens (?) in First The World’s End Trailer

Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Nick Frost, Eddie Marsan and Simon Pegg in The World's End (2013) Movie Image

So, uh, what’s going on here, a movie about a bunch of guys getting together to drink turns out to be an alien invasion movie? Or something like that? I haven’t a clue, though people with glowing eyes certainly would seem to point to aliens. The synopsis below doesn’t really say anything like that, but the first trailer for Edgar Wright’s movie seems to be headed in that direction. Gotta say, I didn’t say that coming at all, but then again, I haven’t really been keeping that close of an eye on “The World’s End”.

Anyways, take a look at the first UK trailer for the movie for yourself. The cast is certainly killer.

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.

“The World’s End” stars Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Rosamund Pike, Martin Freeman, Paddy Considine, and James Marsan.

Ending it all this August 23, 2013.

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