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Simon Pegg squashes Ant-Man rumours, Damon Lindelof on Into Darkness’ worst Star Trek ranking and Katee Sackhoff dressed as The Doctor in the latest Tweets Of The Week (opens in new tab)

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You can always rely on the internet to get the wrong end of the stick. The latest example: Simon Pegg, who’s perfectly innocent, Vin-Diesel-aping (opens in new tab) picture of himself pointing at a picture of Ant-Man in Marvel HQ was instantly taken as confirmation that Edgar Wright’s long-time collaborator would be stepping into the tiny shoes of Hank Pym:

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@simonpegg Fun at Marvel #3 pic.twitter.com/2hcVhG7695

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Pegg was quick to debunk the wildfire rumours:

@simonpegg FFS the Internet, all I did was point at the central character in my dear friend's next movie, because I'm excited for him. #iamantman

@simonpegg Oh wait, I fucked up that hashtag. It was supposed to be #iamnotantman

@simonpegg I am however going to play Antnan, a film about the adventures of a tiny grandmother. #iamantnan

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Before gently mocking the movie media who jumped on the story based on extremely tenuous evidence, along with Wright:

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@simonpegg Why is no one talking about the real news sweeping the Internet?! RT @Variety Edgar Wright to helm Thundercats for @20thcenturyfox

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@edgarwright No, @Simon Pegg is not Ant-Man but... RT @THR Breaking: Simon Pegg offered role of 'Batman' in @wbpictures 'Superman Vs Batman'. #BatPegg

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@simonpegg Uh...guys. pic.twitter.com/SdnasEPyqE

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The SFX Twitter Stream

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@kateesackhoff Ha NO! That was 2 months ago! RT @jgscanlon : @kateesackhoff Are you 12 in that picture of you dressed as the 4th Doctor? Love that scarf.

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@DamonLindelof Feels GREAT. Thanks for asking! RT @ColonelLanda : Your feelings on ST: Into Darkness being named worst ST film by fans?

Wil Wheaton

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@wilw Seen on @Reddit : Hot Fuzz in the style of Final Fight. http://i.imgur.com/ZG1Cubn.jpg (opens in new tab) cc: @simonpegg

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@ManMadeMoon Wish Joffrey would cross Walter White.

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@edsheeran Just saw kick ass 2. @ChloeGMoretz is a bad ass mu'fugga. Go watch it. That is all.

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@BryanSinger Loving my monitors today. #MichaelFassbender #XMen #DaysOfFuturePast #Secondtolastdayofprincipalphotography pic.twitter.com/T4bOO2NOPo

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@TheLauraPride Conehead paps in Bath - all part of working @bbcpointswest #stonefaces pic.twitter.com/duvamj7ftk

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Jordan Farley
Jordan Farley

I'm the News Editor at Total Film magazine, running the opening pages of every issue where you can read exclusive interviews and see first-look images from the biggest films. I was previously the Community Editor at sci-fi, fantasy and horror movie bible SFX. You'll find my name on news, reviews, and interviews covering every type of movie, from the latest French arthouse release to the biggest Hollywood blockbuster. My work has also featured in Official PlayStation Magazine and Edge. Outside of my day job, I'm a FromSoft fanatic (proudest achievement: beating Malenia solo) and a TV connoisseur (translation: I'll watch anything).