Seth Rogen, Lovable Man-Child

Studio 360

Over the past decade, the overgrown man-child has become the go-to comic type — and that’s due in large part to Seth Rogen, who has played a version of the lovable, foul-mouthed stoner in“Knocked Up,” “Pineapple Express,” and“Zack and Miri Make a Porno,” among many other movies. Rogen thinks the type of comedy he and his peers have developed is successful because of its emotional realism. “Very few movies that are as funny as ours actually have a heart, and have characters that people have thought through,” he says.

(Originally aired May 9, 2014)

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