Fans were in for a treat on the latest episode of “Friday Night With Jonathan Ross” when Simon Pegg made an appearance. The British actor, known for his roles in movies like “Hot Fuzz” and “Shaun of the Dead,” joined Ross on stage to discuss his upcoming film, “Star Trek.” Pegg’s excitement was evident as he shared his experience of attending the film’s premiere wearing a kilt.

The premiere was held at the Empire Leicester Square, a location that held significance for Pegg. He reminisced about his teenage years when he used to watch big movies at the Odeon Leicester Square and the Empire. To be back at the same cinema for the premiere of a film he was part of was a dream come true.

Pegg’s decision to wear a kilt to the premiere was a nod to his character, Scotty, in “Star Trek.” Many wondered if he was fully embracing the Scottish tradition and going without anything underneath. Pegg playfully addressed the speculation and revealed that he was, in fact, fully clothed underneath the kilt. His wife, who is Scottish, insisted that he do justice to the attire.

The conversation soon turned to the film itself, with Pegg expressing his relief and delight at the positive reviews it had received. Directed by J.J. Abrams, the “Star Trek” movie promises to be a thrilling adventure for both fans of the franchise and newcomers. Pegg had previously worked with Abrams and had faith in his ability to deliver a fantastic film.

Pegg also spoke about the cultural impact of “Star Trek” and how it has influenced various aspects of society. From the naming of the first space shuttle as Enterprise to the design of early mobile phones resembling communicators, the sci-fi series has left an indelible mark on pop culture.

Interestingly, Pegg mentioned his experience of working with Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock in the original series. Nimoy made a special appearance during a screening of the film, heightening the excitement for hardcore fans. Pegg shared a trailer with Nimoy and Chris Pine, who plays Captain Kirk, and recalled the joy of seeing Spock in person.

With the film set to hit theaters soon, Pegg couldn’t contain his excitement for audiences to finally see it. He also briefly mentioned his involvement in the upcoming “Tintin” movie, which he worked on with Steven Spielberg.

Fans of Simon Pegg and “Star Trek” have high expectations for the film, and based on Pegg’s enthusiasm and the positive reception it has received so far, it looks like they won’t be disappointed. With Pegg’s charming personality and Abrams’ skillful direction, “Star Trek” promises to be an exhilarating cinematic experience.