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Simon Pegg, or "the dude from Shaun of the Dead/Hot Fuzz" as we know him in the Colonies, will be bowing out of his starring role in the film due to "scheduling difficulties," departing as abruptly as he arrived. Yet, as Inglorious Bastards taketh away, it giveth: Samm Levine, alum of cult classic Freaks & Geeks, just announced he'll be hopping on board the project, though whether it has anything to do with Pegg's exit remains to be seen.
With this addition, the cast will be steering the film towards yuks aplenty with funnymen like Eli Roth, Michael Myers and The Office's B.J. Novak on board, though the ensemble seems to be more fluid than the Polyphonic Spree's. Tarantino may be playing fast and loose with history, but something tells us we wouldn't want it any other way.
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