A new poster for Paul
, which follows two British comic book geeks (Nick Frost, Simon Pegg
) who pick up a real life alien on their road trip visiting famous alien landmarks across America, has come online.
Synopsis: Simon Pegg
and Nick Frost
reunite for the comedy adventure Paul as two sci-fi geeks whose pilgrimage takes them to America’s UFO heartland. While there, they accidentally meet an alien who brings them on an insane road trip that alters their universe forever. For the past 60 years, an alien named Paul
(voiced by Seth Rogen
) has been hanging out at a top-secret military base. For reasons unknown, the space-travelling smart ass decides to escape the compound and hop on the first vehicle out of town—a rented RV containing Earthlings Graeme Willy (Pegg) and Clive Collings (Frost). Chased by federal agents and the fanatical father of a young woman that they accidentally kidnap, Graeme and Clive hatch a fumbling escape plan to return Paul to his mother ship. And as two nerds struggle to help, one little green man might just take his fellow outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes.
Other cast members include Kristen Wiig, Sigourney Weaver, Jeffrey Tambor, Bill Hader, Jason Bateman, Joe Lo Truglio
and Jane Lynch
The film is directed by Greg Mottola
(The Daytrippers, Superbad, Adventureland). The screenplay was written by the two co-stars, Nick Frost and Simon Pegg, of “Spaced” and Shaun of the Dead fame.
Paul will be released on March 18th, 2011.