Simon Pegg

Simon Pegg as title character in “Shaun of the Dead” (2004)

12 Killer Facts About ‘Shaun of the Dead’ 

How Edgar Wright’s zombie horror-comedy resurrected the genre.

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 launched the “Three Flavours Cornetto Trilogy” that also includes Hot Fuzz and The World’s End. It’s one of those films that can make fellow fans into fast friends, and it’s now considered one of the best zombie flicks ever made.

So, to celebrate Shaun of the Dead and its bloody legacy, here are a dozen facts about the film, from its original title to its TV origins [ . . . ]

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