Friendships are a rare factor in the entertainment industry, especially between actors. However, few have broken the stereotype and set forth some amazing examples of friendship in the Hollywood industry. Seth Rogen, the famous actor, comedian, writer, and filmmaker, is one such man who is known for having embraced friendship in the industry. The actor is known for making movies about friendship.

Seth Rogen
Seth Rogen

Rogen shares a fantastic bond with Jonah Hill and Danny McBride. His friendship with them compels him to make films starring his friends. There was a time when the filmmaker shared a deep bond with James Franco. The duo starred in the short-lived series, Freaks and Geeks and became fast friends. In an interview, Seth Rogen revealed why he loves working with Franco and his close friends.

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Seth Rogen loved working with James Franco

Seth Rogen and James Franco
Seth Rogen and James Franco

Seth Rogen is a well-known figure in the entertainment industry. He has risen to prominence in Hollywood because of his distinct sense of humor and captivating on-screen personality. Over the years, the filmmaker has developed bonds with various actors. He has formed friendship bonds with Jonah Hill and Danny McBride.

Rogen is known for his comedy flicks starring his close friends. He shared a close bond with James Franco before the allegations. The comedian and Franco met in 1999 when they starred in Freaks and Geeks. From then, an instant bond was forged between the two guys, who went on to collaborate on other films.
In an interview, the 41-year-old revealed why he loves working with his close friends, that included his The Interview co-star. He said,

“It’s funny to have friends yelling at each other. It’s just a very relatable dynamic. It’s something that most people experience in their day-to-day life … and it’s very sweet so it offsets some of the more subversive material.”

He further talked about working with Hill, McBride, and Franco. The actor added,

“We keep working with the same actors over and over because we’re friends with them … it’s easier to be funny … When you’re with your friends you laugh more.”

Before their friendship took a turn, Seth Rogen and the 45-year-old collaborated on many successful films. The memorable films included Pineapple Express, This Is the End, The Interview, and Sausage Party.

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The reason for the end of Seth Rogen and James Franco’s Bromance

Are Seth Rogen and James Franco Still Friends?
Seth Rogen and James Franco

Seth Rogen and James Franco’s friendship dates back to 1999. Over the years the duo worked on many memorable films. They were close friends before things took a turn in 2018 when the 45-year-old actor was accused of s*xual misconduct by several women who attended his acting school.

During the time, Rogen said he would be working with the actor despite the allegations. However, the filmmaker changed his decision in 2021 about his Pineapple Express co-star. The 41-year-old said,

“I don’t know if I can define that right now during this interview. I can say it, um, you know, has changed many things in our relationship and our dynamic.”

He further revealed he has not worked with Franco, nor does he have any plans to collaborate with him.  Unfortunately, the bromance between the actors came to an end. After the allegations, the Why Him? actor made headlines for his relationship with Amber Heard. The actress confirmed she cheated on Johnny Depp with Franco.

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Source: USA Today

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