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Edgar Wright Director of Hot Fuzz (17)

Updated: Jun 3

Film director Edgar Wright a student of Wells Blue School (1985-92) was director of the movie Hot Fuzz that was filmed in Wells

Hollywood film director Edgar Wright returned to Wells Blue School, where he was a student from 1985-92, to unveil a blue plaque commemorating his achievements.

In July 2016 the plaque was placed on the outside wall of the school’s reception where it can inspire current students to pursue their dreams.

Edgar’s movies include Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz (which was mainly filmed in Wells), The World’s End and Scott Pilgrim v the World. He also co-wrote Steven Spielberg’s The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn and the screenplay for Ant-Man. He now lives in Los Angeles.

Blue Plaque map, City of Wells
Edgar Wright's plaque is at location 17


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