Rogen shares some crazy behind-the-scenes stories from “This Is the End” in a new interview.
In a new interview with GQ magazine, Seth Rogen addresses the rumor that Emma Watson left the set of “This Is The End.” Rogen co-wrote and co-directed the 2013 apocalypse comedy with collaborator Evan Goldberg. Watson appeared in the film as a version of herself, and the “Harry Potter” actress is rumored to have left the set after refusing to film a scene in which Channing Tatum appears as a coward on a cannibal leash. by Danny McBride. Rogen confirmed the incident, but said it never caused tension or hostility.
“I mean, I don’t look back and think, ‘How dare you do that?’ You know? “Rogen said.” I think sometimes when you read something, when it comes to life, it doesn’t seem to be what you thought it was. But it wasn’t a terrible end to our relationship. He came back the next day to say goodbye. promote the film No hard feelings and couldn’t be happier with the end result of the film.
He was probably right. It was probably funnier the way we ended up doing it, ”added Rogen, hinting that the scene in question was much more tame in the theatrical cut of the film compared to what was presented to Watson during filming.
“This Is the End” was a major critical and commercial success for Rogen, grossing $ 126 million worldwide. The comedian also told GQ magazine about another behind-the-scenes moment that defined his experience working on “This Is the End,” the story of which appears in Rogen’s upcoming book, “Yearbook.”
GQ reports: “When doing the apocalypse comedy ‘This Is The End,’ Rogen asked Snoop Dogg if he would write a song for her. Snoop agreed, headed into the studio, wrote the hook, before Rogen asked him if he could write a verse too, something Snoop hadn’t planned on. As Rogen says: ‘He lowered his head and thought for a long time. Then he looked at one of his boys, narrowed his eyes and said, “Get the hoes.” After which, a gang of six hitherto invisible women entered, each one ‘heavily dressed as strippers’, who proceeded to dance. around Snoop for 20 minutes while he typed a verse on his BlackBerry. “
Head over to the GQ Magazine website to read Rogen’s interview in its entirety.