Seth, who has previously starred in films like Pineapple Express and Knocked Up helped to cowrite The Green Hornet and the onscreen duo talked about how they met and what you can expect from the movie that is premiering nationwide on Friday.
According to the interview, the pair met on Skype when Seth was trying to locate the perfect actor to take the role of Kato. Since Seth was in LA and Jay was in Taiwan, where he has a very successful career in music, they read lines over the internet and decided that Jay was the perfect candidate for the part.
The movie will follow Seth’s character, Britt Reid, the slacker son of a media tycoon who dies suddenly. After Britt becomes pals with his dad’s employee, Kato, the pair reinvent themselves as crime fighters with Britt becoming The Green Hornet and Kato his sidekick while both become interested in their new secretary, Lenore Case who is played by Cameron Diaz.
Seth recently announced his engagement to his longtime girlfriend, Lauren Miller and this is Jay Chou’s American acting debut.
Anyone who is a fan of the 1960’s series should be sure to check it out and even if you have never seen it, Seth Rogen and Cameron Diaz never seem to disappoint when it comes to making us laugh!
Tell us if you are excited about the big premier!