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Watch: Simon Pegg And Nick Frost Attempt To Recreate Star Wars

Here’s the kind of movie promotion I can get behind: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, stars and co-writers of the sci-fi comedy Paul — opening Friday in the United States! — have teamed with CollegeHumor for this hilarious “Star of the Week” video.

It’s the product, we’re told, of the duo’s quixotic attempt to create a shot-for-shot remake of the entire Star Wars saga. The Shaun of the Dead stars predictably fail, completing just one scene of R2-D2 and C-3PO bickering on the desert planet of Tatooine. “Skywalker is this way,” an unable-to-beep Frost insists. “We’ve both been to Tatooine before. You were built here by Darth bloody Vader!”

Good, good stuff. “Not as good as the original,” Pegg writes on Twitter, “but on par with The Phantom Menace.”

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  • Irving Peenwiddle

    “gold-plated Nancy” LOL

  • Zachary Rusk


  • Jacob

    They really should do more. This was fantastic.

  • Bigbadeskimo


  • Me

    i miss spaced

  • Insane427

    It’s Beautiful, ingenious and hilarious!!!! I love Simon Pegg and Nick Frost (No Homo).

  • SkiggsMcDiggs

    “are we really arguing?” “i don’t f***ing know!” i laughed so hard. comedy gold.

  • Marie

    Most brilliant thing ever! ^_^

  • Scud

    Pegg is being modest this is WAY better than The Phantom Menace.

  • GiantRobotBil

    The sound Frost makes at the end made the whole video for me.