‘Saturday Night Live’ Ratings Slip With Seth Rogen As Host

By | Sunday April 13, 2014 @ 9:50am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

sethrogensnlLast night’s Saturday Night Live with host Seth Rogen and musical guest Ed Sheeran averaged a 3.9 household rating in the metered markets and a 2.1 in adults 18-49 in the markets with Local People Meters. That … Read More »

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‘SNL’: Guest Host Seth Rogen Ribs James Franco About Underage Girl Incident

By | Sunday April 13, 2014 @ 2:57am PDT

Seth Rogen — aka “Bear Man” as nicknamed by former Saturday Night Live character Vinny Veducci (Bill Hader) — marked his third guest host appearance on the NBC sketch comedy show tonight. Rogen was only 23 years old when he first hosted, and apparently he was having so much … Read More »

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Anna Kendrick To Make ‘SNL’ Hosting Debut, Seth Rogen Tapped For Third Time

By | Wednesday March 19, 2014 @ 12:52pm PDT

Anna Kendrick will makeannakendrick her first appearance as host of Saturday Night Live on April 5 and Seth Rogen will return for his third stint on April 12, NBC announced today. They will follow Louis C.K., who Read More »

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Sony Sets ’50/50′ Team For Chess Drama ‘Brooklyn Castle; One Of Three Pics For Scott Rudin And Seth Rogen’s Point Grey

Mike Fleming

seth-rogen-evan-goldbergEXCLUSIVE: Scott Rudin Productions’ Scott Rudin and Eli Bush and Point Grey’s Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver have together set up a trio of feature collaborations. Two of the films are based on documentaries and will … Read More »

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Seth Rogen Toplining Christmas Comedy For Sony

By | Monday February 10, 2014 @ 6:40pm PST

Seth RogenJoseph Gordon-LevittThe actors are reteaming with Jonathan Levine, their director on the cancer-themed 2011 pic 50/50. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen will star in an untitled Sony comedy … Read More »

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AMC Sets ‘Preacher’ Drama Adaptation With Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg & Sony TV

By | Thursday February 6, 2014 @ 11:45am PST
Nellie Andreeva

preacherAfter lengthy negotiations, AMC and Sony Pictures Television have closed a deal to develop Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s controversial 1990s comic book series Preacher as a drama series. The project will be written/executive produced by This Is the End writers/directors … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: Universal’s ‘Neighbors’

By | Wednesday December 18, 2013 @ 12:59pm PST

The latest trailer for the comedy starring Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and Rose Byrne has dropped. Nick Stoller directs Neighbors (formerly known as Townies), about a couple forced to live next to a fraternity house after their baby is born. Efron plays the leader of the frat … Read More »

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Hot Spec: ‘The Politician’, Bad Santa As D.C. Pol

By | Wednesday November 13, 2013 @ 2:27pm PST
Mike Fleming

The hot spec script du jour is The Politician, a hard R-rated comedy by Matt Bass and Theodore Bressman. They are ex-assistants to Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, and their former bosses are attached to … Read More »

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Scott Rudin Prods Teams With Seth Rogen And Evan Goldberg On Comedy Feature

By | Friday November 1, 2013 @ 4:20pm PDT
Mike Fleming

BREAKING: Producers Scott Rudin and Eli Bush have teamed with Point Grey’s Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and James Weaver to produce a feature with the Mail Order Comedy troupe that generates the Comedy Central series Workaholics. The … Read More »

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Sony And Annapurna Team On R-Rated Toon ‘Sausage Party’ From Seth Rogen And Evan Goldberg

By | Tuesday September 24, 2013 @ 9:54am PDT

Sony and Annapurna Pictures are co-financing and producing Sausage Party, an R-rated animated film written by Seth RogenRead More »

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Seth Rogen-Produced ‘Bigfoot’ Animated Comedy Gets Pilot Order At FX

By | Wednesday August 21, 2013 @ 3:30pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Bigfoot Series FX Seth RogenFX has given a pilot greenlight to Bigfoot, an animated comedy series based on Graham Roumieu’s faux Bigfoot autobiography graphic novels In Me Own Words, Me Write Book, And I Not Dead. Written by … Read More »

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UPDATE: Universal Sets ‘The Loft’ For Summer 2014, Zac Efron’s ‘Townies’ For May

By | Monday August 5, 2013 @ 4:55pm PDT

UPDATE: After setting psychological thriller The Loft for a summer 2014 debut, Universal’s also slotted its Zac Efron starrer Townies for a 2014 debut. The comedy stars Efron, Seth Rogen, and Rose Byrne in the tale of a … Read More »

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Seth Rogen To Host Comedy Central’s James Franco Roast

By | Friday August 2, 2013 @ 1:27pm PDT

NEW YORK, August 2, 2013 – COMEDY CENTRAL announced today that Seth Rogen has been named Roast Master for the “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco.” The event (#FrancoRoast) will tape at Culver

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‘This Is The End’ Opens #1 With $7.8M

By | Thursday June 13, 2013 @ 12:36pm PDT

THURSDAY NOON UPDATE: You wouldn’t think that imagining a bunch of stoned and drunk celebrities at James Franco’s house would amount to much as a film. Then again, it’s from the Superbad/Pineapple Express crew. So … Read More »

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Melissa McCarthy Joins Seth Rogen In DreamWorks Animation’s ‘B.O.O. (Bureau Of Otherworldly Operations)’

By | Thursday June 13, 2013 @ 11:34am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Melissa McCarthy has signed on to voice the role of Watts in B.O.O (Bureau Of Otherworldly Operations), the DreamWorks Animation film that has been scheduled for June 5, 2015 release. B.O.O. is a  super secret … Read More »

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FX Developing ‘Bigfoot’ Animated Comedy Produced By Seth Rogen

By | Friday April 26, 2013 @ 10:00am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

FX has put in development Bigfoot, an animated comedy series based on Graham Roumieu’s faux Bigfoot autobiography graphic novels In Me Own Words, Me Write Book, and I Not Dead. Written by Matt McKenna (American Read More »

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Zac Efron & Seth Rogen & Danny McBride Get Raunchy On MTV Awards Show

By | Sunday April 14, 2013 @ 10:45pm PDT

Basic cable experienced a raunchy night as the MTV Movie Awards were held live. Host Rebel Wilson kicked off the night with an “Iron Mangina” sketch. Then Universal’s Townies co-stars Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, and Danny McBride took the stage for a … Read More »

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Hot Trailer: ‘This Is The End’ Red Band

By | Monday April 1, 2013 @ 7:38pm PDT

It’s not Pineapple Express 2, but Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg got much of that pic’s gang back together for Sony/Columbia’s June 12 opener. The duo co-scripted and co-directed the R-rated comedy, which stars James Franco, Jonah Hill, Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny … Read More »

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Movie Castings: Seth Rogen Scores ‘The Interview’, ‘Endless Love’ Remake Gets Leads & ‘Winter Soldier’ Sees Agent Return

By | Thursday March 21, 2013 @ 2:29pm PDT

Columbia Pictures has snagged Seth Rogen for The Interview. The actor will not only star in the comedy but he will direct and produce it as well from a story he and Evan Goldberg came up with. Dan Sterling wrote teh screenplay. The Interview follows a talk show producer (Rogen) and his host as they get drawn into geopolitical intrigue with an attempt on the life of one of the leaders of rogue state North Korea. Rogen is repped by UTA and Principal Entertainment LA.

Magic Mike’s Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde will play the leads in Universal’s remake of 1981’s Endless Love. Starring Brooke Shields, the original film was based on the 1979 book by Scott Spencer. The new version will be directed by Shana Feste. Scott Stuber and Pamela Abdy of Bluegrass Films and Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage from Fake Empire are producing with Tracy Falco as executive produce. Soon to be seen in the White House saga The Butler, Pettyfer is repped by WME and attorney Steve Warren. Starring in the upcoming Carrie remake, Wilde is repped by ICM Partners and by Charles Collier in the U.K.
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