Fact: Pirates Of The Caribbean star Mackenzie Crook has written a new Tv comedy about metal detector enthusiasts. The Detectorists, in which the actor will also star as a middle-aged treasure hunter, will debut on the Bbc in October (14).
Fact: British actor Mackenzie Crook has been shortlisted for this year's (12) Waterstones Children's Book Prize in the U.K. for his writing debut. The Pirates of the Caribbean star received the nomination in the five to 12-year-old category for The Windvale Sprites, which he also illustrated. The winner will be announced next month (Mar12).
Quote: "Sometimes I look at myself in the mirror and think: 'God, you look like a skeleton.' But I've totally accepted it. I have tried to put on weight - I've had fridge-loads of special shakes - but it doesn't happen." Skinny actor Mackenzie Crook is happy with his look.
Fact: Ray Winstone and Olivia Williams have joined the cast of the upcoming Ian Dury biopic, in which Lord Of The Rings star Andy Serkis will play the late British punk. Naomie Harris will play Dury's girlfriend and Winstone will portray his father in Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, which will also feature Pirates of the Caribbean star Mackenzie Crook.
Quote: "Yeah, I have bedded a Bond girl - but it wasn't for real. It was all make believe!" Married actor Mackenzie Crook assures fans his sex scenes with Gemma Arterton in THREE AND OUT were not real.
Quote: "I do tend to get the parts of skinny weirdos but the great thing is, most film scripts have parts for skinny weirdos. So I'm cleaning up." Former The Office star Mackenzie Crook on landing a string of high profile movie roles.