Simon Pegg is in the brink to add one more comedy feature to his resume. The actor is now in talks to play a role in rom-com flick of "Run, Fat Boy, Run", The Hollywood Reporter has reported.
Gaining wide attention for his performance in "Shaun of the Dead", Pegg is last seen starring alongside star-studded cast in "Mission: Impossible 3" while sets to appear next in "Hot Fuzz", also a comedic picture developed by the "Shaun" team.
Aimed to start filming next month in U.K, "Run, Fat Boy, Run" is a directing debut from "Friends" star David Schwimmer under The Gold Circle Films. The story revolves around a charming but overweight guy who tries to win his ex-fiancee's heart after leaving her on the wedding altar. In doing so, he has to finish a marathon while trying to convince her that her handsome, wealthy fiance is actually the wrong guy for her.