Today is the day the world is supposed to come to an end, according to the Mayan calendar, and if that happens none of us will get to see this movie, which is pretty disappointing because it looks hilarious.
With a cast that includes James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Michael Cera, Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Emma Watson, Danny McBride, Aziz Ansari, Rihanna, Kevin Hart and Craig Robinson ALL playing themselves fighting the Mayan apocalypse, this film certainly has some high comedic expectations. The cast alone gives me a massive Hollywood pants tent.
The timing of the film is pretty head-scratching considering it doesn’t come out until the Summer of 2013, when the Mayan apocalypse will be somewhat of an afterthought…you know, unless the world as we know it actually DOES end. In which case, this movie might end up being one funny ass documentary.
As for the backstory, the film started as a short film between Rogen and Baruchel, who eventually recruited enough interest to...