Video:Seth Rogen Interview - Green Hornet, 2010 Comic Conwith Rebecca Murray
Seth Rogen stars in and co-wrote the script for 'The Green Hornet,' an action comedy/drama directed by Michel Gondry and co-starring Jay Chou. At the 2010 San Diego Comic Con, Rogen talked about his long involvement with the superhero film.See Transcript
Transcript:Seth Rogen Interview - Green Hornet, 2010 Comic ConRebecca Murray from About.com Hollywood Movies at the 2010 San Diego Comic Con.
Seth Rogen - The Green HornetWe've been talking about this movie for a long time now. Is it kind of refreshing that it's almost out there?
Seth Rogen: "It's still like six months away though, isn't it? Yeah, it's nice that we're done filming and that we're putting it together and that we're able to show it to people, and that we're able to start showing some footage. It's really exciting to... sorry, Evan's making me laugh... it's really exciting to finally be able to show people some stuff."
Is it anywhere close to what you guys originally imagined?
Seth Rogen: "I mean, yes. The one thing that never changed was the fundamental story about it being two guys who need to overcome their kind of hero/sidekick relationship in order to be heroes. And that never changed, really. The kind of the time it spanned and the villain and the specifics changed. I think that's the reason it always stayed alive is because our core idea has always been there. People just like that idea, and we always liked that idea."
There are a lot of people out there who don't even know anything about The Green Hornet so are they going to understand this type of story? Is this something you have to know an origin to to get into?
Seth Rogen: "No, not at all. We really had to be aware of the fact that you should be able to walk into this movie having never heard the words 'Green Hornet' and you should be able to enjoy the movie, but at the same time we wanted to make sure that we included a lot of the stuff that the people who love the Green Hornet would be looking for. The challenge as writers was to do it in a way that it seemed organic and new and not like we were just throwing it in, but it seemed like it was really part of the movie, you know?"
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