Paul Feig

Q&A; with

P ineapple Express stars James Franco (at left) and Seth Rogen began their acting careers on the 1999 Paul Feig and Judd Apatow TV series Freaks and Geeks. When the show was canceled after its first season, they went their separate ways.

"They're complete opposites in almost every way. Seth is an extroverted comedian, the magnificent life of the party, quick-witted, the guy who has everyone rolling," says Pineapple director David Gordon Green.

"James is very introverted, constantly at school, reading English literature, soft-spoken and thoughtful. They're an odd couple, by disposition and physically, too, which, of course, is great for...

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