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James Franco and Seth Rogen condemned by Kim Jong Un over new film

James Franco and Seth Rogen condemned by Kim Jong Un over new film

PYONGYANG, North Korea, June 23 (UPI) --Kim Jong Un condemned Hollywood stars James Franco and Seth Rogen for their involvement in a film about the assassination of North Korea's leader.
Veronica Linares
'The Interview' trailer: Seth Rogen, James Franco try to assassinate Kim Jong Un

'The Interview' trailer: Seth Rogen, James Franco try to assassinate Kim Jong Un

LOS ANGELES, June 12 (UPI) --James Franco and Seth Rogen join forces for "The Interview," a high-stakes buddy comedy about an attempt to kill North Korea's "Dear Leader."
Kate Stanton
Ann Hornday rebuked by Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen over California shooting piece

Ann Hornday rebuked by Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen over California shooting piece

LOS ANGELES, May 27 (UPI) --Judd Apatow and Seth Rogen took to Twitter Monday to respond to a piece by a movie critic who said films were to partly blame for Friday's California shooting.
Veronica Linares
Macklemore says controversial concert costume wasn't an anti-Semitic caricature

Macklemore says controversial concert costume wasn't an anti-Semitic caricature

SEATTLE, May 19 (UPI) --Macklemore touched off a round of controversy on Friday when he appeared at a Seattle event wearing a large fake nose, beard, wig and suit.
Kate Stanton
James Franco documentary in the works

James Franco documentary in the works

NEW YORK, May 14 (UPI) --"Franco: A Documentary" will follow a year in the life of James Franco.
Kate Stanton
'Neighbors' charges past 'Spider-Man 2' at weekend box office

'Neighbors' charges past 'Spider-Man 2' at weekend box office

LOS ANGELES, May 10 (UPI) --Neighbors took in $51.1 million at the weekend box office.
Kate Stanton
Rose Byrne says her 'Neighbors' character is as 'irresponsible and irreverent' as the guys

Rose Byrne says her 'Neighbors' character is as 'irresponsible and irreverent' as the guys

NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) --Australian actress Rose Byrne says she relished the chance to play a former party girl and new mom in the edgy, big-screen comedy, "Neighbors."
Karen Butler
Justin Bieber responds to Seth Rogen's hate

Justin Bieber responds to Seth Rogen's hate

LOS ANGELES, May 8 (UPI) --Justin Bieber tweeted at hater Seth Rogen Thursday apologizing for their first meeting where the pop star acted too cool for Rogen.
Aileen Graef
Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, and Jimmy Fallon think James Franco is 'ew'

Zac Efron, Seth Rogen, and Jimmy Fallon think James Franco is 'ew'

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- Seth Rogen and Zac Efron joined Jimmy Fallon on the "Tonight Show" for his "Ew!" segment where they dance to "Turn Down for What" by Lil John.
Aileen Graef
'Neighbors' baby was played by Andy Serkis, filmmakers joke

'Neighbors' baby was played by Andy Serkis, filmmakers joke

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- The creative brains behind "Neighbors" joked that the baby featured in their raunchy comedy was actually played by performance-capture artist Andy Serkis.
Karen Butler
Seth Rogen still hates Justin Bieber

Seth Rogen still hates Justin Bieber

LOS ANGELES, May 5 (UPI) -- "Neighbors" star Seth Rogen explains why he hates Justin Bieber in a new interview with Howard Stern.
Kate Stanton
Seth Rogen talks West-Kardashian wedding invitation [VIDEO]

Seth Rogen talks West-Kardashian wedding invitation [VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Kanye West wanted Seth Rogen and James Franco to perform "Bound 2" at his wedding.
Kate Stanton
Zac Efron opens up about about addiction: 'It's a never-ending struggle'

Zac Efron opens up about about addiction: 'It's a never-ending struggle'

LOS ANGELES, April 30 (UPI) -- Zac Efron, the former Disney Channel star who's long past his High School Musical days, opens up in a revealing interview.
Kate Stanton
Taylor Swift shares bikini photo of Easter egg hunt

Taylor Swift shares bikini photo of Easter egg hunt

LOS ANGELES, April 22 (UPI) -- Taylor Swift spent the past holiday weekend at the beach.
Veronica Linares
Jennifer Lawrence, 'Hunger Games' big winners at MTV Movie Awards

Jennifer Lawrence, 'Hunger Games' big winners at MTV Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES, April 14 (UPI) -- "Hunger Games: Catching Fire" named movie of the year, while two stars take home acting awards.
Danielle Haynes
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Seth Rogan, a cast member in the motion picture dramatic comedy "Funny People", attends the premiere of the film in Los Angeles on July 20, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Seth Rogen (born April 15, 1982) is a Canadian actor, comedian, voice artist, screenwriter, and film producer. Rogen began his career doing stand-up comedy for four years during his teens, coming in second place in the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest in 1998. While still living in his native Vancouver, he landed a supporting role in Freaks and Geeks. Shortly after Rogen moved to Los Angeles for his role, Freaks and Geeks was canceled after one season due to poor ratings. He then got a part on the equally short-lived Undeclared, which also hired him as a staff writer.

After landing a job as a staff writer on the final season of Da Ali G Show, for which Rogen and the other writers received an Emmy nomination, he was guided by film producer Judd Apatow toward a film career. Rogen was cast in a major supporting role and credited as a co-producer in Apatow's directorial debut, The 40-Year-Old Virgin. After receiving critical praise for that performance, Universal Pictures agreed to cast him as the lead in Apatow's next directorial feature, Knocked Up.

Rogen has appeared in the films Donnie Darko, You, Me and Dupree, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Observe and Report, and The Green Hornet, and also in the Apatow-produced comedies The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Superbad, Pineapple Express, and Funny People. He and his comedy partner Evan Goldberg co-wrote the comedy films Superbad and Pineapple Express, for which he originally intended to headline while in high school. Rogen has provided voice talents in the animated films Horton Hears a Who!, Kung Fu Panda, and Monsters vs. Aliens. He also supports Crowdrise, a charitable networking site.

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