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  • James Franco and Seth Rogen to star in North Korea comedy

    You loved them in “Pineapple Express.” You’re fairly certain you’re going to love them in “This Is The End.” And now, James Franco and Seth Rogen are teaming up once again, this time for “The Interview,” in which they will play reporters who try to assassinate the president of North Korea. “It’s Kim Jong-un,” Rogen… More ▸

  • Seth Rogen wants more ‘Freaks and Geeks’

    “Arrested Development” fans who have begun season four (or already finished it–all 15 episodes were uploaded to Netflix at once on Sunday) have had the pleasure of watching Seth Rogen play a young, non-bald George Bluth, Sr. It seems taking part in the revival of a prematurely-canceled cult TV series has gotten the Jewish actor… More ▸

  • James Franco paints ad for ‘This is The End’

    Proving once again that there isn’t anything he doesn’t do, James Franco has created marketing material for his upcoming film “This is The End.” The actor/artist/Ph.D. candidate was spotted in Williamsburg, Brooklyn over the weekend painting a mural of the movie’s cast on the side of a building. This work of art not only reminded… More ▸

  • The Jewish ads of Super Bowl XLVII

    Last night’s thrilling Super Bowl didn’t exactly feature anything Jewish (unless you count the third quarter blackout as a homage to the Plague of Darkness), but there was a pretty respectable presence of Jews and Israelis throughout the night, and in case you actually went to the bathroom during commercial breaks (who does that? that’s what the game is for), here they are:
    1. Bar Refaeli kissing a nerd for GoDaddy
    A lot was said about this commercial, titled “Perfect Match” for domain company GoDaddy. The lucky nerd is Jesse Heiman, better known for his roles in “American Pie 2″ and “Old School.” It took Heiman and Israeli supermodel Refaeli 45 times until they got the kiss right. More ▸

  • Seth Rogen hosts, mocks Hollywood Film Awards

    So apparently award season just kicked off? I mean, it’s late October and the Oscars and Golden Globes are not for months, but someone needs a reason to dress up, right? Enter Monday’s 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards, perhaps the only award show that gives awards to movies that hasn’t been finished yet.  No joke…. More ▸

  • When Barbra Streisand called Seth Rogen’s mom

    Seth Rogen is currently working with Barbra Streisand on the new movie “The Guilt Trip,” in which Babs plays Rogen’s overbearing mother. According to the “National Enquirer,” during one of the filming days Rogen made Streisand call his actual mother and tell her: “Sandy, it’s Barbra Streisand – don’t forget to take your vitamins!” (How many… More ▸

  • Seth Rogen and Kevin Hart to play interracial police partners

    Seth Rogen is back in uniform for the first time since his hilarious portrayal of Officer Michaels in “Superbad.” This time, Rogen will play opposite actor and comedian Kevin Hart in a film about interracial police partners. However, this one is a little different: Rogen and Hart will be portraying the first black-white police pairing in… More ▸