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"Those dudes is funny, man. They do go off the script. They're comedians," RZA said about working with Rogen and his go-to director. "While we're doing the film, it's like Seth Rogen could be an MC. He freestyles his jokes."
RZA explained that during some scenes, Rogen would have a different joke for each take.
"He'll change it, then change it, then change it," the Staten Island rap legend said. "He's so witty. Those guys are not accidental talents; they are the truth."
RZA had to be spontaneous at times as well. " 'Cause I'm an MC and artist, I came off a couple of times. They were like, 'You did good.' "
Rogen and Apatow are huge fans of RZA and Wu-Tang. Who could forget ODB's "Shimmy Shimmy Ya" opening "Knocked Up"?
"Seth knew the lyrics to Bobby Digital's 'Holocaust,' " a surprised RZA revealed. "He was like, 'What happened to that kid who said, "Back-smack you so hard all your seeds will be born deformed"?' "
In "Funny People," RZA plays a stress-free underachiever.
"The movie is about comedians," he added. "One comedian, played by
RZA continues to navigate through music and movies. He released the soundtrack Afro Samurai: Resurrection on Tuesday (January 27).
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