Last week Cinematical reported on a casting call advertisement posted July 10 on Spoiler TV for actors to play Kato in Seth Rogen's long-gestating big screen adaptation of The Green Hornet. While this more or less officially confirmed that actor-director Stephen Chow was permanently off the project, Rogen told reporters that he's unconcerned about the recent hubbub about the film's status since he's known of Chow's departure for a few months. "In my head, we lost Stephen Chow in April," Rogen said. "So it's something I've had a lot of time to wrap my head around."
In fact, Rogen said that both Chow's departure and the more recent revelation of that news has not changed his feelings about the film's progress. "To me we haven't had a Kato since April, and we're looking," he said. "We're kind of in the same boat we were in beforehand."