Director Edgar Wright turns 38 today! The man who brought you “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” “Hot Fuzz,” and “Shaun of the Dead” will always be celebrated by countless fans, but today the stars who admire him and have worked with him are celebrating even more than usual!
Happy birthday @edgarwright!!! Still the L’enfant Magnafique!
— Simon Pegg (@simonpegg) April 18, 2012
Simon Pegg worked with Wright on “Hot Fuzz” and “Shaun of the Dead,” where Pegg played title character Shaun—a complete slacker who finds himself called to action after a zombie epidemic. Comedian Doug Benson also announced the special day, writing on Twitter, “It’s @edgarwright’s birthday today! But I don’t do b-day shout outs, so… here we are. #WhatElseIsInTheNews” Click the cut to see more birthday wishes for Wright from Jon Favreau, Chris Mintz-Plasse, and Eli Roth.
Also in April 18, 2012’s Twitter-Wood Paris Hilton gives her thoughts on “The Cabin in the Woods” and Clark Gregg threatens fans who spoil “Avengers” with a Hulk beating.
Happy Birthday Edgar Wright 1: @MintzPlasse @edgarwright Happy birthday Edgar!!
-Chris Mintz-Plasse, actor (“Superbad”)
Happy Birthday Edgar Wright 2: @Jon_Favreau The last time I saw @edgarwright on his birthday, he was trapped here by a volcano.
-Jon Favreau, actor (“Superbad”)
Happy Birthday Edgar Wright 3: @eliroth Thanks for the birthday wishes everyone. And of course very happy birthday to my British brother @Edgarwright! 40 is the new 15.
-Eli Roth, producer, actor (“Grindhouse”)
@ParisHilton Just saw Cabin In The Woods, one of the most genius movies I’ve seen in a long time. Very unique. @FranKranz stole the show. #Hilarious.
-Paris Hilton, actress (“House of Wax”)
@LeslieJMann Schmidt has to check Internet before sex w pg Cece bc he doesn’t want a Russian nesting dolls situation-SOO funny.NEW GIRL! @ZooeyDeschanel
-Leslie Mann, actress (“Knocked Up”)
@LouFerrigno LOOKING FORWARD TO SEE THE AVENGERS MOVIE KICK A– BIG TIME!
-Lou Ferrigno, actor (“The Incredible Hulk”)
Speaking of Avengers: @clarkgregg Crap. Trying again…don’t tweet #Avengers spoilers or I will have the Hulk smash you into Hulk pulp. #Truefansdontspoil
-Clark Gregg (“Marvel’s The Avengers”)
@StephenAtHome The hologram of Tupac Shakur is going on tour. I hope this doesn’t start an East Coast-West Coast holofeud.
-Stephen Colbert, writer, comedian
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