Move over, Pickle Rick, there's a new pickle coming to town! Seth Rogen is known for making delightfully absurd comedies, and the premise of his next movie is definitely creative. The actor took to social media this week to announce his new film, which is coming to the new streaming service, HBO Max, this summer. Rogen shared the news on both Twitter and Instagram, but gave more plot details on Insta. Since announcing the film, many people have taken to Twitter to express their excitement and curiosity over the new movie.
"I’m thrilled that my next film 'An American Pickle' is coming to HBO Max this summer. I play an immigrant in 1920s New York who falls in a vat of pickles and is brined for 100 years. When I wake up, I seek out my only family, my great-grandson, an app developer named Ben, who I also play in the film. That old story... Can’t wait for you to see it. Also, this is an actual Tin Type photo," Rogen shared. You can check out the image below:
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I’m thrilled that my next film “An American Pickle” is coming to HBO Max this summer. I play an immigrant in 1920’s New York who falls in a vat of pickles and is brined for 100 years. When I wake up, I seek out my only family, my great grandson, an app developer named Ben, who I also play in the film. That old story... Can’t wait for you to see it. Also this is an actual Tin Type photo.
As you can see, the story of the film is pretty silly (but intriguing), so it's no surprise it's been a hot topic of discussion on Twitter. Here are some of the best reactions to Rogen's An American Pickle announcement...
And then Seth Rogen turns himself into a pickle,— slacker 2 0 1 6 (@2016Slacker) April 27, 2020
funniest shit I've seen in my life. https://t.co/qVGNfNlaPW
It is.— Jordan Hoffman (@jhoffman) April 27, 2020
🤯🤯😍😍🏆— natasha lyonne (@nlyonne) April 27, 2020
The Hype Is Real
I am SO excited for this. I laughed so so hard reading this short story. I will absolutely watch/read/listen to anything Simon Rich does— Swillary Hank (@JRVilla26) April 27, 2020
I can’t wait to see that script come to life 😂😂😂— kelly oxford (@kellyoxford) April 27, 2020
It Stays In Your Head Forever
I can hear his haunting laugh 👀😂— BossLogic (@Bosslogic) April 27, 2020
Times Are Changing
I hate to say it, but I get why AN AMERICAN PICKLE and THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND are no longer going theatrical.
Pandemic aside, most comedies (even good ones) haven't been thriving. Even the most mainstream comedies are struggling. Big names like Rogen couldn't save LONG SHOT.— Adam Klay (@AKlay19) April 27, 2020
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