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James Franco stars as Pulitzer Prize winning poet C.K. Williams in The Color of Time. The film centers on the struggles of the real-life writer, from childhood throughout his career. The film has eleven credited directors, so the film could be a beautiful experiment or a wonderful mess. There is also a very Terrance Malick-esque quality to the trailer, which should be interesting to see how that style carries over into the full, given that no one can do Malick besides Malick (and even then it’s a little iffy sometimes). The Color of Time also stars Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, Zach Braff, Henry Hopper, and the always-fantastic Bruce Campbell of Evil Dead fame.
- Max Molinaro
North Korean government-controlled website Uriminzokkiri released a statement on Friday condemning The Interview, ahead of next month's opening of the film by James Franco and Seth Rogen. A statement, published under a pen name, denounces the film that depicts a farcical mission to assassinate Kim Jong Un, as an "evil act of provocation" that deserves "stern punishment." See more Kim Jong Un Is Quite Lovable in Final Trailer for 'The Interview' "The cheekiness to show this conspiracy movie, which is comprised of utter distortions of the truth and absurd imaginations, is an evil act of provocation against our highly
- Lee Hyo-won
This might be one of the most bizarre article headlines ever, but one that’s totally true to who Seth Rogen is as a person.
The star of the upcoming action comedy, The Interview, is taking advantage of Colorado being the first state to legalize recreational marijuana by inviting fans to a special screening of the movie where he and the audience will get baked before the proceedings. While I personally don’t use drugs in any capacity, this sounds like a pretty crazy experience and one that I’d love to be a fly on the wall for.
Not too many celebrities would even admit to their liberal usage of marijuana, so the fact that Seth Rogen is going this far to embrace it speaks volumes of just how honest and down to earth he must be in real life. It’s also a really cool promotional stunt for the film, »
- Robert Kojder
Franco and Quinto play lovers in director Justin Kelly's debut feature.
The film is based on the true story of gay activist Michael Glatze (Franco), who renounced his sexuality after a health scare.
He leaves San Francisco and builds himself a new life as a pastor.
Franco recently took on a series of bizarre activities after fielding requests from members of the public.
The actor, currently promoting the Sony film on the West Coast, apparently tweeted that he would “get baked” with the entire audience in Denver, Co. before watching the action-comedy together.
We are going to do a screening of #TheInterviewMovie in Colorado where I get baked with everyone first, and we can smoke weed in the theater
— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) November 26, 2014
Hey Denver! Wanna get baked with Me and then watch my new movie The Interview?! You can on Dec. 8th! Email RSVPTheInterviewDenver@gmail.com
— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) November 26, 2014
Colorado, of course, recently legalized marijuana but the state doesn’t allow recreational use of the drug in public places so, if true, the theater would likely have to be private and 21 and over.
Rogen recently appeared at »
- Variety Staff
Kim Kardashian's not the only celeb putting their many selfies to good use (see Selfish)! James Franco's new 2015 selfie calendar has finally come to fruition, whether you want it or not. The calendar, which can be found in the latest internet-breaking issue of Paper magazine, features 32 pages and more than 100 self-indulgent Franco selfies. Whether he's in bed, shirtless or cuddling cute dogs, fans can see the 36-year-old actor from every angle imaginable at any time of the day. The calendar also includes a personal note Franco wrote to fans. "Dear Friends and Family, I am so grateful for the community that has been created. I love that artistic and creative people are now able to find each »
We’ve seen a lot of promotional material for The Interview these past few weeks, and now we have what is being described as the “final” trailer for the upcoming comedy, which sees James Franco and Seth Rogen recruited by the CIA for an assassination attempt on North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Check it out below…
n the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show “Skylark Tonight.” When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un.
- Gary Collinson
The Interview Trailer: The raunchy and very funny final trailer for The Interview follows TV host James Franco and his producer Seth Rogen as they head to North Korea for an interview with the country's leader, Kim Jong-un. Oh, and the U.S. government has, for some reason, charged them with carrying out an assassination. The movie opens on December 25. [Movies Coming Soon] True Detective: Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch and Kelly Reilly are joining the cast of HBO's True Detective for season two. The series has already begun filming with Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn in the lead roles. Farrell, McAdams and Kitsch will star as police officers, with Vaughn essaying a career criminal and Reilly playing his wife. [Deadline] Match Trailer: Patrick...
- Peter Martin
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If you’re in Newcastle, go and headbang to Mastodon at the O2 Academy or swoon to the rarefied indie-rock of Merchandise at The Cluny.
If you’re in Glasgow, sign up for an emotional mauling from Sharon Van Etten at The Art School.
Parks & Rec’s Nick Offerman is becoming an indie video regular. Here he is pretending to be German while fronting the new video from Portland twee team Decemberists. Coincidentally, it’s the first song of theirs I’ve vaguely enjoyed.
- Sam Richards
It may not have the Red Band madness of the previous promo, but this new UK trailer for The Interview, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen, does at least feature a puppy and Rogen being menaced by a tiger. So, there’s that. Franco is Dave Skylark, the none-too-bright but very popular host of celebrity tabloid TV show Skylark Tonight. When he and producer/best pal Aaron Rapoport learn that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a huge fan of their work, they manage to land an interview with the tyrant, seeing it as their chance to establish themselves as legitimate journalists.But with their travel to Pyongyang booked, the CIA decides that Dave and Aaron are the best shot they have at assassinating Kim, and set about finding a way for the two least qualified men imaginable to off a world leader. Naturally, things do not go quite to plan. »
Real life pals James Franco and Seth Rogen have navigated the halls of high school in “Freaks and Geeks,” thwarted drug dealers in Pineapple Express, and saw the end of the world in This Is the End. Now, they face their greatest challenge to-date: they must assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in The Interview.
Franco stars as dim-witted pop culture tabloid TV show host David Skylark whose number one fan just happens to be Kim Jong-Un. When the CIA gets wind that the dictator has granted Skylark an interview on his home soil, Skylark and his producer Aaron Rapaport (Rogen) are tapped with the unimaginable- they must “take out” the dictator.
The comedy, which hits theatres on Christmas Day, paints the 31-year-old Jong-Un as a Katy Perry-loving dictator. And he’s none too happy about it in real life, threatening “merciless retaliation” against the U.S. calling the film an “act of war. »
- Rachel West
In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show “Skylark Tonight.” When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un.
See Also: Watch the red band trailer for The Interview here
- Gary Collinson
The final trailer has been released for the James Franco and Seth Rogen Kim Jong-Un assassination comedy, The Interview. The trailer is called “Meet Kim Jong-Un,” and it’s loaded with hilarious new footage from the movie. In an interview with Commingsoon.net, Rogen talked about their plan for shooting the film and what they were tying to accomplish.
“We actually based it more on political thrillers like Ridley Scott movies and Michael Mann movies. We tried to use a lot of long lenses and we probably played some of the scenes tighter than they generally would in these types of comedies. To us, the fact that it looks kind of serious and has this weight to it makes it funnier, because it really looks like we’re stuck in like a serious political thriller.”
You can tell from the trailers that they had a ton of fun making this flick. »
- Joey Paur
This supposedly final trailer for the Seth Rogen and James Franco comedy The Interview is all about Kim Jong-un and a few things that might be considered spoilers (you’ve been warned, no really, you have). Kim Jong-un takes center stage in this new trailer and unfortunately they also spoil a new angle we didn’t know […]
Read Meet Kim Jong-un in the Final Trailer for The Interview on Filmonic.
Imagine you’re tasked with killing North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un by the CIA, only to fly to the rogue nation and discover that the Dear Leader is a friendly, Katy Perry-loving guy with a softness for adorable puppies. Who could kill a dude like that? Such is the improbable dilemma faced by James Franco’s airhead talk show host and his only slightly more level-headed producer (Seth Rogen) in The Interview.
Of course, all the mayhem is underscored by the same raunchy humor that has marked Franco and Rogen’s previous big-screen misadventures (including Pineapple Express and This is the End). The final trailer for The Interview, which you can check out above, looks to be a seriously funny treat for moviegoers this holiday season (and certainly a solid alternative to the glut of Oscar contenders arriving around the same time).
- Isaac Feldberg
Today we have a new trailer for the upcoming "The Interview" comedy, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. It is the second film by "This is the End" directors Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Check out the trailer below. Plot: The story follows celebrity interviewer Dave Skylark (Franco), the host of the hit night time talk show "Skylark Tonight." The brain behind Dave's empire is his producer and best friend, Aaron Rapoport (Rogen). Unfulfilled, Aaron yearns to do meaningful work. He scores the chance of a lifetime when he secures an interview for Dave with Kim Jong-Un, the mysterious and ruthless dictator of a nuclear-armed North Korea. As Dave and Aaron prepare to leave for North Korea, they are approached by the CIA and asked to assassinate Kim. They accept the mission, becoming two of the least qualified men ever to assassinate . or interview . the most dangerous man on earth. "The Interview" co-stars Lizzy Caplan, »
Kim Jong Un has a soft spot for puppies in the final trailer for the forthcoming comedy The Interview. In the film's latest promo, TV personality Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer (Seth Rogen) get to know the North Korean leader, whom they are supposed to assassinate. But Dave is having second thoughts about completing the mission. Read more North Korea Regime Confidant Rails Against Seth Rogen Film 'The Interview' In a scene from the trailer, Dave and Kim Jong Un bond over their mutual adoration for a surprising song. The film was co-directed by Rogen and Evan
- Ryan Gajewski
If such family fare as Into the Woods and Annie aren’t doing it for you come Christmas, some R-rated fun looks to be had with The Interview, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg‘s follow-up to their debut hit This is the End. Following Rogen and James Franco as TV journalists who get entangled in an assassination plot to kill Kim […] »
- Jordan Raup
The Interview centres around television host Dave Skylark (Franco) and his producer (Rogen), who are invited for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to interview North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
They are enlisted by the CIA to assassinate the dictator, but upon their arrival find that it is not as easy a task as they thought.
The Interview will open on December 25 in the Us and February 6 in the UK. »
Seth Rogen and James Franco seem to have a pact to make ridiculous, yet funny, movies together. The "Pineapple Express" stars are reuniting in the Rogen-directed "The Interview," which might have the most ludicrous premise yet.
As a new trailer reveals, Franco is a talk show host, and Rogen is his producer. They land an interview with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, but their big moment becomes much more complicated when the CIA recruits them to take out Kim during the interview.
Yes, it's totally wacko, but in the hands of this duo, "The Interview" would be some hilarious fun. The movie opens in theaters December 25.
- Kelly Woo
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