Judd Apatow followed up his acclaimed television series 'Freaks and Geeks' (produced by Apatow, created by Paul Feig) with 'Undeclared,' a similarly -- and tragically -- short-lived series. This time, the plot followed a group of college freshmen struggling to navigate their new adult lives and all the friendships and relationships along the way. The show ended in 2002 after just one season, but found an extended life on DVD and helped kickstart the careers of Charlie Hunnam, Seth Rogen, and Jay Baruchel. 11 years later, we head back to the fictional University of Northeastern California and see what our favorite freshmen are up to now.
This is the way the world ends; not with a whimper but with an extended improv session featuring Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco, Craig Robinson, Jonah Hill, Danny McBride and a fleet of other popular young comics. On an ordinary night in Los Angeles, the straight-up-biblical apocalypse begins. After the Rapture, our six heroes board themselves up in Franco's Hollywood mansion and wait for a rescue. It never comes. Supplies dwindle. Tensions mount. 'This Is the End.'
'This Is the End' has one of the most meta concepts in recent memory. Seth Rogen, James Franco, Craig Robinson, Jonah Hill and Jay Baruchel play themselves, holed up in Franco's home while the apocalypse rages outside. It sounds like a recipe for either big laughs or disaster (although early buzz suggests the former), but two clips have arrived to give us a taste of what the finished film will feel like.
One of the gimmicks behind Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's 'This is the End' is that the cast is loaded with celebrities playing themselves. But that gets interesting when you have a performer like James Franco, whose life has become an art project. In this new featurette, you can see how the actors approached playing themselves.
'This Is The End' has become one of this summer's most anticipated films, thanks to a couple of hilarious red-band trailers (check out the most recent one here, if you are the only person on the internet who hasn't seen it yet). To get your anticipation for it raised even higher, the first clip has just been released and is waiting for you after the jump!
Thanks to social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, actors and creative types are free to spill the beans on projects that normally would be announced via the trades and press releases. Jay Baruchel just hopped aboard that bandwagon with a series of recent tweets revealing his plans for 'Goon 2,' a sequel (obviously) to this past winter's disarmingly funny and sweet hockey comedy starring Seann William Scott and co-writer Baruchel himself. So how much did the comedian give up?
The 'Robocop' remake is upon us, and whether you want it or not, you're getting it. Now more and more names are popping up to star in the film and Jay Baruchel is the latest who may be fighting crime with -- or against -- Detroit's half man/half-machine justice dealer.