After the episode was filmed, Wright pitched the idea of a feature-length zombie comedy. Init was rated as the third greatest comedy film of all time in a Channel 4 poll.
Zombie extras were mainly local residents or fans of Spaced who responded to a casting call organised through a fan website.
According to Wright, he screened it in a theater in Florida, by himself except for a lone security guard, and quite enjoyed it. So, it became my hangover cure, and it Shaun of the dead autosaved is.
Trisha Goddard also makes a cameo appearance, hosting two fictionalised episodes of her real-life talk show Trisha. In this way, it is similar to the British sitcom Spacedwhich both Pegg and Wright worked on in similar roles.
Spaced was to be a big influence on the making of Shaun of the Dead, as it was directed by Wright in a similar style, and featured many of the same cast and crew in minor and major roles.
I was like majorly in the red. January 23, YouTube Few comedies made in the past 15 years have inspired a devoted following quite like Shaun of the Dead has.
To find extras willing to be made up as zombies, the filmmakers put out the call on fan forums devoted to Spaced. Because Wright was still hoping to get the film made, he held off on taking other directing jobs while searching for new financing for the film, and ended up having to borrow money from his friends.
Back then it was called Tea Time of the Dead. So, how did that start? The film was inspired by the Spaced episode " Art ", written by Pegg along with his writing partner and co-star Jessica Hynes and directed by Wright, in which the character of Tim Peggunder the influence of amphetamine and the video game Resident Evil 2hallucinates that he is fighting off a zombie invasion.
According to Wright and Pegg, Pegg reacted to the idea of Barbara dying as if his own mother was being killed, and after her death scene was filmed, Pegg and Frost cried real tears.
Pegg and Wright insisted on being zombies rather than the slightly more noticeable roles that were originally offered. When Wright and Pegg began pitching the film, Film4 Productions showed interest in it. It was turned into flats in Shaun of the Dead is a horror comedy film directed by Edgar Wright, written by Wright and Simon Pegg, and starring Pegg and Nick Frost.
Pegg plays Shaun, a directionless Londoner who is caught in an apocalyptic zombie uprising. The film was a critical and commercial success and was nominated for a BAFTA. Few comedies made in the past 15 years have inspired a devoted following quite like Shaun of the Dead has.
The film made stars of director Edgar Wright and co-stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and. Zombie horror-comedy has lots of gore, cursing. Read Common Sense Media's Shaun of the Dead review, age rating, and parents guide. Find great deals on eBay for shaun of the dead dvd.
Shop with confidence. Shaun of the Dead () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Apr 09, · The film's money shot arrives about 20 minutes in, when Shaun, hungover from a hard night's drinking, goes to the store and because he's so hungover and is worried about his ex-girlfriend Liz (Kate Ashfield), he doesn't even notice that the street behind him is teeming with the living dead/10(K).Download