Friends with benefits James Franco and Seth Rogen are hooking up again in “The Interview,” a comedy which finds them somehow in the middle of a CIA mission to assassinate Kim Jong Un.
The action-comedy, which will hit theaters in October, follows Dave Skylark (Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Rogen), who run a celebrity tabloid TV show. It turns out, the North Korean dictator is a huge fan of the show, and they land an interview with him.
Then, according to the official synopsis, this happens: “As Dave and Aaron prepare to travel to Pyongyang, their plans change when the CIA recruits them, perhaps the two least-qualified men imaginable, to assassinate Kim Jong-un.”
The film also stars Lizzy Caplan. In other words, it’s one big “Freaks and Geeks” reunion.