Seth Rogen goes reverse 'Pretty Woman' in new comedy (TRAILER)

Feb 15 2019, 5:09 pm

Poor Seth Rogen, what is it with women in movies being so un-attracted to his character?

In his latest flick,¬†Long Shot, the Vancouver funnyman stars as Fred Flarsky, a journalist hired as a speechwriter for Charlize Theron’s Charlotte Field, the Secretary of State, who was once his childhood crush and former babysitter.

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Similarly to Katherine Heigl’s character in Rogen’s¬†Knocked Up, Flarsky and Field don’t seem like an obvious match but the two form an unlikely romance, with a few chuckles, pot smoking and signature Rogen flair in between.

The trailer references Rogen’s Flarksy as a reverse ‘Pretty Woman’ — just more “bearded and crasser” than Julia Roberts while Theron is the most charming version of Richard Gere.

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The trailer debuted on Ellen DeGeneres‘ talk show this morning where Rogen says he wanted to do a movie with Theron “for years.”

Long Shot, the¬†Jonathan Levine¬†directed comedy, hits theatres on May 3 and also stars¬†Alexander Skarsg√•rd, Andy Serkis,¬†O’Shea Jackson Jr. and¬†Randall Park.

Check out the newly released trailer below:

https://youtu.be/ZKsc2I4Tgsk