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Wednesday 3 September 2014

Seth Rogen to direct The Interview

Seth Rogen could be set to direct The Interview

Seth Rogen may team up with Evan Goldberg again to direct The Interview.

The Pineapple Express writers and long-time collaborators could be headed to the director's chair for a second time for the "topical comedy", following their directorial debut with This Is The End, said The Hollywood Reporter.

James Franco is being eyed for the lead role of a talk show host, while Seth is "poised to star" as his producer in the upcoming film, which is about the pair, who get involved in a plot to assassinate the prime minister of North Korea.

Written and produced by Seth and Evan, production on The Interview is expected to begin later this year.

Seth - who has most recently been on the big screen opposite Barbra Streisand in The Guilt Trip, which Evan produced - stars in post-apocalyptic comedy This Is The End, which features cameo appearances from a star-studded cast including James, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride, Emma Watson, Michael Cera, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd and Rihanna.

The 30-year-old Canadian star will next be in Nicholas Stoller's comedy Townies, which is produced by Evan and also stars Zac Efron.

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