Kill Me Three Times is funnyman Simon Pegg’s latest comedy in which he plays a professional hitman living in Australia. Directed by Kriv Stenders, this black comedy follows the life of Charlie Wolfe as he kills here and kills there for odd bits of money.

Kill Me Three Times
Simon Pegg tries on the guise of a professional hitman

Perfectly content with his life of casually murder, things get suddenly complicated when he realises he isn’t the only person trying to kill the siren (Alice Braga) of a sun-drenched surfing town.

Caught up in the complications surrounding this woman, his client and a big wad of missing money, Wolfe starts to realise that his job may not be as simple as he first thought.

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Simon Pegg is well-known for his funny films having taken the helm of the Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End.

It seems like director Kriv Stenders agreed with Pegg’s comic ability.

He explained: "When we thought of the idea that Simon would play Charlie, we thought that’s exactly the right choice because that gives us the chance to have fun with the telling of the story.

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"Simon was like the keystone to the whole project and the whole way the film is read, because he’s registering it at a particular level that I think audiences will really enjoy and laugh, as well as be surprised and have a few shocks."

The film opened in Australia in November 2014 and will be rolled out in the US on April 10 this year. To watch the trailer, click here.