Pike plays the character Sam in the sci-fi comedy directed by Edgar Wright. Sam joins a group of friends attempting a pub crawl that they failed to complete in high school. As they drink their way through the town of Newton Haven, they uncover a plot to replace the human race with androids. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, and Eddie Marsan co-star.
Often you’re doing sort of action films and you’re supposed to look very hard and very serious for your fight scenes. It was a bit of a relief to look like a prat.