In the upcoming film 50/50 (due in theaters this weekend), Seth Rogen is essentially playing himself. As the best friend of a guy (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, it wasn’t that difficult to tap into his character’s frame of mind since the film is based on a real-life event that involved the film’s writer, Will Reiser, and his best friend, Seth… Continue reading Dialogue: Seth Rogen on '50/50', Telling Personal Stories and Getting a Little Help from His Friends
One of the great things about the upcoming 50/50 is how it brilliantly blends comedy and drama to the point where you’re laughing one minute and crying the next. Achieving the right tone with a dramedy is so difficult, and in my opinion it’s the reason why so many festival films don’t succeed with audiences. When you try to balance comedy and drama, you… Continue reading Watch/Participate: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Will Reiser Want Your Tragic/Comic Stories
The modern stone age family is about get post-modern. Seth MacFarlane, the creator of “Family Guy,” “American Dad” and “The Cleveland Show” has his sights set on rebooting “The Flintstones,” Deadline reports.
Very little is known about what a reboot of the classic 1960′s Hanna-Barbera cartoon will entail, but MacFarlane is said to have worked out rights issues to bring the property to 20th Century Fox where he will develop… Continue reading Seth MacFarlane to Reboot The Flintstones
As our coverage of last week’s CinemaCon winds to a close, we are going on the record that we think New Line’s R-rated summer comedy Horrible Bosses will be one of the biggest sleeper hits of the summer. After all, how can it not be with a cast that has Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis from “Saturday Night Live” and Charlie Day from “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” being tormented… Continue reading CinemaCon Exclusive: Horrible Bosses Director Seth Gordon