Thursday, October 8, 2009

The (New) Kings Of Comedy (Part 3)

Jonah Hill (Actor & Writer)
Hill, I will regard as the last of these kings, began writing and performing his own plays while was still in college, in New York. Through his plays, he got to meet Dustin Hoffman, who later got him his first movie role in I Heart Huckabees (2004). He later starred in The 40-Year-Old-Virgin (2005), where he played a minor role, this was followed by a larger supporting role in Apatow’s next feature, Knocked Up. Hill, 25, lead role eventually in Superbad (2005), he has also starred in Evan Almighty, Horton Hears a Who!, Forgetting Sarah Marshall. Recently he has starred in Night at the Museum; Battle of the Smithsonian, Funny People and the newly released The Invention of Lying.

Sunday, October 4, 2009

The (New) Kings Of Comedy (Part 2)

Seth Rogen (Actor, Writer & Producer)

Rogen, 27, falls next in line as he is known for his deadpan humour. He started out very early (age 13) signing up for a comedy class and co-wrote his first screenplay ‘Superbad’ the following year, with Evan Goldberg, reflecting pieces of their childhood.