The movie’s premise is reminiscent of “Bruce Almighty,” in which Jim Carrey was given the power of God. In this fall release, however, a group of eccentric aliens voiced by the Monty Python gang (John Cleese, Michael Palin, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, who also directed) decide to enable Pegg to do absolutely anything as an experiment to see whether or not planet Earth should be destroyed.
Much like Carrey, Pegg doesn’t really know what to do with his power, until inevitably coming to his senses to save the Earth in the third act.
Kate Beckinsale, Rob Riggle and Eddie Izzard co-star in the comedy hitting U.K. theaters on Aug. 14, while a U.S. release date has not yet been announced.
Williams played President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Lee Daniels' "The Butler" in 2013.
The last Williams film to be released while he was alive was 2014's "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn," which co-starred Mila Kunis.
"Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" was the last studio film Williams had completed prior to his death. He posted this photo with his stand-in and stunt double in May 2014.
The last photo Williams ever posted to social media was this #tbt featuring him with his daughter on July 31: "Happy Birthday to Ms. Zelda Rae Williams! Quarter of a century old today but always my baby girl. Happy Birthday @zeldawilliams Love you!"
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The actor, who would have turned 69 today, made his acting debut in a little-seen 1977 comedy ”Can I Do It ‘Till I Need Glasses?“
The actor, who would have turned 69 today, made his acting debut in a little-seen 1977 comedy "Can I Do It 'Till I Need Glasses?"