Reality Check: Casting and creating Paul

Reality Check: Casting and creating Paul

Sci-Fi London is proud to present a recording of the London press conference for a new Sci-Fi Comedy released on Valentine’s Day, as cast members Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Sigourney Weaver, Joe Lo Truglio, Jason Bateman and director Greg Mottola discuss the making of the film ‘Paul’, from interacting with the CGI lead character to the many SF and ‘geek-culture’ references that pepper the film. (Recorded and introduced by Alex Fitch)

Nick Frost and Simon Pegg in Paul

Nick Frost and Simon Pegg in Paul

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Links: Official Paul website
Article about Paul marketing
Simon Pegg’s website
Nick Frost fansite

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Upcoming screenings at the Alibi, Dalston

Alibi Film club…

Feb 21st // Freddy Got Fingered
Feb 28th // Total Recall
March 7th // Saw
March 14th // Mean Girls
March 21st // Bad Lieutenant
March 28th // Evil Dead

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The Alibi, 91 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, London E8 2PB
FREE, Mondays from 8pm

Young Graphic Novel Festival, Islington

Childrens’ workshops:
Steve Marchant – Monday February 14, 4.30pm – 6, Ages 12 – 16, 10 places
South Library, 115 Essex Rd., N1 2SL 020 7527 7860

Gary Northfield – Thursday February 24, 10.30am – 12, Ages 8 – 11, 10 places
John Barnes Library, 275 Camden Rd., N7 0JN 020 7527 7900
+ Thursday February 24, 2.30pm – 4, Ages 8 – 11, 10 places
Finsbury Library, 245 St. John St., EC1V 4NB 020 7527 7960

Sally Kindberg – Saturday February 26 ,11am – 12, Ages 8 – 11, 10 places
North Library, Manor Gardens, N7 6JX 020 7527 7840
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Glenn Baxter in Cork Street
Beloved British newspaper cartoonist Glenn Baxter has a new exhibition in London of his inimical one panel gags of whimsy and surrealism.
Flowers Central Gallery, 21 Cork Street London W1S 3LZ
8th Feb – March 2011
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Orbital Comics events

Pauls Cornell and Rainey panel

Paul Cornell (Action Comics / Captain Britain) and Paul Rainey (There’s no time like the present / The Book of Lists) will be involved in a panel discussion about their work in Orbital, preceeded by a signing of their work. Saturday 19th Feb, 4pm / 7pm

Mark Stafford exhibition

Artist Mark Stafford (Bryan Talbot’s Cherubs / Electric Sheep Magazine) is exhibiting his work in the Orbital gallery, including images from his forthcoming contribution to Self Made Hero’s H.P. Lovecraft anthology… 18th Jan 2011 – 13th Feb 2011

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