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Simon Pegg: 'Paddy Considine inspires me to take serious roles'

Simon Pegg at the Scott Pilgrim Preimere


Simon Pegg has set his sights on more dramatic movie parts in the future.

The Mission: Impossible actor hopes to follow the example of Hot Fuzz co-star Paddy Considine, who made his directorial debut with the critically-acclaimed Tyrannosaur earlier this year.

Pegg told PA: "I'd love to do some serious work. It depends on if the audience would let me. Sometimes they don't like comedy people doing serious stuff.

"Tyrannosaur is an amazing film that I saw this year, Paddy Considine's movie. Paddy, who is a very adept comic actor as well as being an extremely clever serious actor, pulled off an incredible feat with that movie."

The 41-year-old added: "It's a really tough, fulfilling film to watch and to get a chance to do something like that... But you know, the audience have to have a say really. "

Watch Simon Pegg in a featurette for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol below:

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