Seth Rogen stated he and others concerned within the stoner hit “Pineapple Categorical” had been able to gentle up the screens with a sequel, however Sony wouldn’t toke.
“It was one thing we had been very open to a number of years in the past,” Rogen informed Howard Stern final week. “However Sony was not that fascinated about it.”
The 2008 flick starring Rogen, James Franco and Danny McBride earned simply over $100 million on the field workplace, or practically 4 instances its $27 million price range, in keeping with Field Workplace Mojo. It additionally took in practically $50 million extra on dwelling video, The Numbers reported.
Rogen stated they had been able to do a sequel.
“We tried to make one,” Rogen informed Stern. “Due to the Sony hack, you possibly can really discover the e-mail when Sony determined to kill the film and never make it.”
These hacked emails, launched in 2014, confirmed producer Judd Apatow searching for a much bigger price range of $50 million. Sony held the road at $45 million and ultimately stubbed out the challenge utterly.
“I feel we in all probability wished an excessive amount of cash,” Rogen stated, noting the primary one was so worthwhile as a result of “nobody received paid something” given its low price range.
See extra of his dialog with Stern, during which he additionally explains the issue in making and promoting a “weed motion film,” beneath:
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