October 1, 2013
Lizzy Caplan Joins Seth Rogen And James Franco In THE INTERVIEW, Plus Jamie Chung And Randall Park Linked For Roles
Variety reports Lizzy Caplan (Cloverfield) will be reuniting with her Freaks And Geeks co-stars James Franco and Seth Rogen in the comedy The Interview. The film will be written and directed by comedic partners Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. Following the success of This Is The End which was also an original passion project. Lizzy will play Agent Lacey in the comedy that follows a talk show host and producer pair who find themselves caught up in an assassination attempt against the political leader of North Korea. Sony has set the release for The Interview on October 10th, 2014.
BleedingCool reports that Randall Park (Veep) and Jamie Chung (Hangover 3, Sucker Punch, Sin City: A Dame To Kill For) have unofficially taken roles as well. Park will play Kim Jong-Un while Jamie will play a North Korean woman who falls for Seth's character.