IGN has released a great featurette for director Edgar Wright’s third part of the Cornetto trilogy The World’s End. The featurette highlights the origins of the trilogy.
The film follows five childhood friends on an epic pub crawl which culumates at the legendary “The World’s End”. Along the way they discover that the fate of humankind is on the line.
Simon Pegg and Nick Frost appear again, alongside Eddie Marsan, Paddy Considine,Rosamund Pike and Martin Freeman.
The World’s End opens in Ireland on July 19th.
20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hellbent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their hometown and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub – The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries.