Given the nature to Peter Chelsom’s heartwarming drama Hector and the Search for Happiness, starring the affable Simon Pegg in the lead role, it paved the way for a genial interview with the lead star, as we had the great opportunity of sitting down with Pegg to discuss what exactly it is that makes him happy.

He also tells us about the joys of travelling the world for this particular production, how he went about balancing the comedy with the more poignant aspects of the picture, and the joys that come when working alongside the likes of Rosamund Pike and Stellan Skarsgård. He also discusses whether he’d be open to exploring Hector on screen again in the future. 

Hector and the Search for Happiness is released on August 15th.