Right about now, we could all use a movie where Seth Rogen falls into a vat of pickles and is brined for 100 years. Thankfully, that movie exists, and it’s called An American Pickle. Rogen pulls double-duty here, playing the man pickled and also the pickled fellow’s great-grandson. Originally meant to be a theatrical release, An American Pickle is now headed to HBO Max, and you can check out the first trailer below.
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Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, and James Weaver have already dabbled in comic book adaptations by executive producing The Boys for Amazon Prime. But now the gang from Point Grey Pictures is getting back together for an even bigger comic book franchise.
Nickelodeon has announced that the trio behind the likes of Neighbors, This Is The End, Good Boys, and Sausage Party has been brought in to develop and create an all-new computer animated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, which will mark the first-ever fully CG theatrical production from Nickelodeon Animation Studios. Read More »
Sarah Silverman is getting animated once again.
The actress, who famously starred as Vanellope von Schweetz in Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph film franchise, has been cast as an ambitious elf in a new HBO Max series called Santa Inc., which also has Seth Rogen on board to voice jolly ol’ St. Nick himself. But Silverman’s character has her sights set on the Christmas throne: she wants to become the world’s first female Santa Claus. Read More »
In the United States, animation still has the reputation of being largely for children. But an entire medium of artistic expression shouldn’t be relegated to one demographic, and Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are trying to help make that clear to audiences. The duo, who co-wrote and produced 2016’s outrageous animated feature Sausage Party, is getting back into animation by producing Bubble, an animated film based on the podcast of the same name. Get the details below.
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Almost two years ago, word broke that Seth Rogen was set to star in a movie where he falls into a pickle vat and is brined for 100 years. The premise was so out-there that it seemed almost like a joke. But I assure you, American Pickle is real – and it’s found a home. Since movie theaters are in limbo at the moment, Sony Pictures has sold the film to HBO, and HBO now plans to debut the film on its upcoming streaming service HBO Max.
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Famed comic book writer Rick Remender ventured into television by showrunning the 2018 Syfy adaptation of his comic Deadly Class, and now that that show has come to an end, he’s found his next Hollywood gig.
Remender will executive produce a Fear Agent TV series based on the sci-fi comic of the same name that he created with Tony Moore, who is also on board as an EP. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (This is the End, The Interview) are also executive producing, and Shazam! director David F. Sandberg is lined up to direct the pilot. Get more details below.
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This weekend brings the release of Bad Boys for Life, but before the movie hits theaters, we’ve got a surprising bit of trivia that just came to light about Michael Bay‘s Bad Boys II.
Even though the script for Bad Boys II was written by Ron Shelton (Bull Durham, White Men Can’t Jump) and Jerry Stahl (Moonlighting, Twin Peaks), there was a rewrite done by The 40-Year Old Virgin and Knocked Up writer/director Judd Apatow, and he asked Superbad and Pineapple Express writers Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg to help him out. Yeah, shit just got real. Read More »
The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.
In this edition, find out what you need to remember about the Terminator franchise before you head off to see Terminator: Dark Fate this week. Plus, watch some fun behind the scenes footage of The Lion King voice cast recording their lines for Disney’s blockbuster remake, and listen as Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul looks back on some of his more memorable uses of “bitch” on the Emmy-winning series. Read More »
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Netflix is all in on David Chang.
The acclaimed chef behind restaurants like Momofuku and Majordomo already hosts one food/travel show for the streaming service, Ugly Delicious, but now he’s back with a separate series that’s only slightly different. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner sees Chang eating his way across the world, visiting a country with a “fun-loving celebrity guest” in tow. The first season involves him hanging with Seth Rogen, Kate McKinnon, Chrissy Teigen, and Lena Waithe. Check out the first trailer below. Read More »
While political turmoil engulfs the United States week in and week out, comedy masterminds Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg are hoping to bring some laughs to the scene on the global side of politics.
CBS is developing a new comedy series called UNprofessionals from the producers of the recent raunchy hit film Good Boys and directors of This Is The End. No, that capitalized UN isn’t a typo, because the series will focus on a group of the least important people working at the United Nations. Read More »