With films like “Superbad” and “Pineapple Express” on his resume, Seth Rogen easily one of the reigning kings of today’s brand of stoner comedies, so it would be understandable if he found the current wave of marijuana legalization around the U.S. troubling from a creative perspective. But Rogen tells CBS News that he’s far from worried about the implications of a more pot-friendly culture.
You’re one of the vanguards of modern stoner comedy, if that’s not too hoity-toity.
[Laughs.] I’ll take it.
As society has been progressing, how do you see marijuana’s place in comedy changing?
It’s interesting, it’s a very good question. I don’t know. We haven’t found any real difference in the way people react to it on screen. We made “This is the End” years after “Pineapple Express,” and there’s a shot in “This is the End” that’s just a bunch of weed on a table, and people literally cheered in the theater when it came on the screen. [Laughs.]
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