Seth Rogen and James Franco‘s “The Interview” opens on Christmas Day (by the way, we really liked it), but the major conversation right now is still about the major hack at Sony, with documents revealing more and more inside secrets at the studio each day. And the two leads have been part of the storm, with their salaries for the comedy revealed, showing that Rogen earned approximately $2 million more than his buddy Franco. What did they think about this intel getting out? Well, they stopped by “Howard Stern” and chatted about it.
It’s “really fucking weird” Rogen says about discussing his salary (by the way, he was paid more because he wrote and co-directed the picture too), but more on the nose, he added, “I do think it’s fucked up how everyone is doing exactly what these criminals want.” And it is a good point. If the idea was to embarrass Sony brass and weaken the leadership, then the hack has certainly worked. Rogen also calls out the media making a profit for “ill-gotten gains” that the hacked material has provided. Thoughts? We know you’ll have ’em so debate (politely) in the comments section.
Meanwhile, on a lighter note, Rogen also shared a great anecdote about Kanye West rapping his entire new, unreleased album to him in a limo….for two hours. After that, hear the entire “Howard Stern” talk, check out a clip from “The Interview,” and watch a special “PubLIZcity” segment.