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Fans of Garth Ennis' violent comic-book series, "The Boys," are well-aware of one principal character's resemblance to Simon Pegg. In fact, series artist Darick Robertson has acknowledged that Scottish-brogue-spewing Hugh "Wee Hughie" Campbell was actually modeled after the "Shaun of the Dead" star. So, perhaps it's no surprise that Adam McKay, reportedly helming the planned film adaptation, would love to see Pegg in the role – assuming the film makes it to the screen.

Speaking to MTV News, Pegg acknowledged his interest in the part – even stating that he's read the script – but worries that he's possibly "too old" to play Wee Hughie.


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Total RecallFollowing Boom Studios' successful adaptation of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" and Marvel's recent "Electric Ant" miniseries, "Total Recall" is set to become the next Philip K. Dick property to head to comics.

Dynamite Entertainment has revealed that the company has acquired the rights to publish comic books based on "Total Recall;" the 1990 film that cast Arnold Schwarzenegger as a construction worker on Earth who discovers that he may actually be a Mars resistance fighter who must help a group of refugees break free from a corrupt corporation. "Total Recall" was based on a short story by Dick titled "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale."

"I am thrilled to announce that Dynamite has acquired the rights to Total Recall from StudioCanal," said Dynamite President Nick Barrucci in the official announcement. "We will give this property the same tender care that we have given to so many of our other successful science fiction properties such as 'Battlestar Galactica,' 'Stargate,' and 'Buck Rogers!'" Read More...

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Conan the BarbarianIf you're old-school, you remember him as James Earl Jones, getting his head tossed down a flight of stairs at the end of "Conan the Barbarian." If you're really old-school, you remember him as a necromancer who first appeared in "King Kull" in the 1930's, tormenting such warriors as Kull of Atlantis and Conan the Barbarian. If you're new-school, well, you have absolutely no idea what I'm talking about.

But brawny, Oscar-nominated "Never Back Down" star Djimon Hounsou wants to change that. Which is why he’s getting ready to bring back Thulsa Doom for a whole new generation. Read More...

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