A Script Written By 14-12 months-Olds
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg began writing the film once they have been nonetheless tweens, and it’s no secret that the jokes and characters have been based mostly on their very own experiences. In reality, Rogen was initially going to play Jonah Hill’s character Seth, however by the point they made the film he couldn’t move as a (plausible) high-schooler anymore.
“We wrote a few of these strains once we have been 14 years previous, and so they’re nonetheless within the film as it will likely be in theaters. Which is terrifying, form of,” mentioned Rogen. “We have been attempting to inform a highschool story that was truthful to our highschool expertise, which we simply weren’t actually seeing a lot in motion pictures. American Pie hadn’t been made once we began writing it, really.”
The Two Predominant Characters Weren’t Supposed To Have The Writers’ Names
Mentioned Rogen about writing the characters of Seth and Evan: “The straight-up reality of it’s, we sat down and have been like, ‘Okay, let’s do that factor. First, what are we going to name the characters?’ That was our first problem, which isn’t the correct method to write a film, however we simply sat down and we actually couldn’t consider names. That’s how poorly we began out. So, we determined let’s simply give them our names and alter it later. Then somebody learn the script and was like, ‘Wow, it’s genius the way you guys left your names in so individuals will bear in mind you.’ We pretended, and we have been like, ‘Yeah, yeah, that was a very good transfer of ours.’ So we simply left it in when it turned out that may be the case.”