Sony/Columbia Pictures’ The Green Hornet stars Stephen Chow and Seth Rogen (who slimmed down for the role) who also wrote the screenplay with Evan Goldberg, who will also executive produces. Neal H. Moritz will produce the film through his Original Film production company. “We’re huge fans of Michel Gondry. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and all his films are as daring as they are extraordinary, fueled by creative ideas that spring from his unique worldview,” Moritz said. “Our first rule, always, is to make the movie that we want to see, and that couldn’t be truer than with Michel bringing his stylish and original touch to the helm.” Said Gondry, “I’m very excited about The Green Hornet and all that I hope to bring to it. This story has always been close to me and now Seth and Evan have written a script that is both funny and real — the best of both worlds. I cannot wait to further collaborate with them on it.” The film will begin shooting this summer and is set for release June 25, 2010. Gondry is an award-winning film, commercial, and music video director whose Tokyo!, a triptych film telling three stories about the iconic city, will be released on March 6th. His other films include Be Kind Rewind (which inspired Gondry’s debut book, “You’ll Like This Film Because You’re In It: The Be Kind Rewind Protocol”), The Science of Sleep and Dave Chappelle’s Block Party.
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