When I say the name David Gordon Green, I bet you don't think of stoner comedies or action flicks, do you? (Reminder: Mr. Green wrote and directed George Washington, All the Real Girls, Undertow and the upcoming Snow Angels -- none of which could be described as "pot comedies" or "action flicks" by any stretch of the most creative imagination.) But last November Monika informed us that, yep, it was David Gordon Green who'd be helming the Seth Rogen / Evan Goldberg / Judd Apatow screenplay.

And if you're familiar with those last three names, then you're already more than a little intrigued by what this specific collaboration might yield. Rogen and James Franco will play a pair of pot-smokin' pals who run afoul of an unpleasant drug gang. The Hollywood Reporter reports (obviously) that Amber Heard has just been cast in the role of Rogen's pot-hating girlfriend, which is just fine by me because I saw this gal play Mandy Lane in All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and let's just say all the boys love her for very good reason.

Color me intrigued. If the Apatow / Green combo weren't enough to pique my interest, there's the fact that Rogen's freakin' hilarious (just wait till you people see Knocked Up), Heard is adorable, and I don't think I've ever seen James Franco in a comedy. An intentional comedy, anyway.
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