James Franco's roast will be led by his “Pineapple Express” co-star Seth Rogen, who has been tapped as Roast Master for the Comedy Central event. Rogen and Franco go back over a decade to TV series…
Comedy Central's infamous Roast has seen its fair share of interesting celeb victims over the years, from Pamela Anderson, to Flavor Flav, to Larry the Cable Guy. And while the Roast of Donald Trump…
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"I first met Judd at the audition for 'Freaks and Geeks.' He made me feel that I was exactly the person they wanted to work with." - James Franco
Judd Apatow told writer pals Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg about his idea for a "weed action movie" back in 2002. Their stony vision, "Pineapple Express," finally made its debut Thursdayin Westwood.
Putting a violent spin on the "Superbad" formula (envelope-pushing raunch plus unexpectedly sweet affirmations of male friendship), "Pineapple Express" emerges as a fitfully funny, tonally trippy but…
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