After Rogen received critical praise for his performance, Universal Pictures agreed to cast him as the lead in Apatow's films Knocked Up and Funny People.Rogen co-starred as Steve Wozniak in Universal's Steve Jobs biopic in 2015.
When Dale explains to his dealer that he's a process server, he replies, "You're a servant? " As written, that line could go either way, but Franco—fully invested in this doper's doper—makes it sing.
Then, around the midpoint, "Pineapple Express" falls apart and keeps falling, and the comedy, spiced with considerable, unevenly effective violence in that first hour, goes out the window, and in comes all the gore and the bone-crunching.
The director is David Gordon Green, who made one of my favorite films this year, "Snow Angels." His work (which includes the poetic "George Washington") has never been easily confined to one category or mood.
is a Canadian-American actor, filmmaker, and comedian.
He began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years, winning the Vancouver Amateur Comedy Contest in 1998.