The Shaun of the Dead creators have cast Steve Coogan, Jim Broadbent and Timothy Dalton in Working Title's upcoming comedy Hot Fuzz, says Variety.

Directed by Edgar Wright from an original screenplay by himself and Simon Pegg, stars Pegg as a top Lon-don cop exiled to a sleepy rural village. Shooting starts March 15.

The cast also includes Nick Frost as his bumbling new partner, along with Edward Woodward, Rafe Spall, Paddy Considine, Billie Whitelaw, Anne Reid and Martin Freeman.

Brian B.