“Hermione just stole all of our shit.”
Put actors Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jason Segal, James Franco, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Emma Watson, and Craig Robinson together on one screen and you have a blockbuster on your hands. Add some post apocalyptic mayhem, dark humor, and Michael Cera getting impaled by a large metal object and you have the stuff of legends.
Seth Rogen and BFF Adam Goldberg’ new horror comedy This Is the End is filled with many an a-list actor dying in gory ways, sight gags, pratfalls, and epic destruction.
Six friends are trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. As the world unravels outside, dwindling supplies and cabin fever threaten to tear apart the friendships …
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A few more details about this dark comedy straight from the WonderCon panel as reported by Slash Film:
• Murders in the film number well into double digits.
• McBride started shooting late and heard people were being vicious on set. So he went on message boards to come up with ammo about his friend’s creative failures and flops. “Feelings got hurt,” said Goldberg.
• The biggest departure from the actual person is Michael Cera playing a cokehead
• No one in Hollywood wanted the actors to play themselves, but Rogen and Goldberg were adamant, saying this is what made their film unique.