Franco and Rogen strip down sexual stigmas in viral Kanye spoof
Seth Rogen and James Franco's stereotype-twisting parody of a new music video by Kanye West has gone viral.
Shortly after its release, Seth Rogen and James Franco's stereotype-twisting parody of a new music video by Kanye West has gone viral.
West's original clip, for his song 'Bound 2,' features the singer and his nude-ish companion Kim Kardashian suggestively riding together on a motorcycle in what could be deemed a cliché-filled display of unabashedly testosterone-powered erotica.
Days after the clip's airing, Rogen and Franco utilized a break in production of the film they are currently working on, 'The Interview,' to produce their own version of Kanye's stylized fantasy.
After watching the pair's parody, in which a vapid-looking Rogen imitates Kardashian's expressions while shirtlessly bouncing up and down with Franco as they travel down their own highway, Kanye's original will never look the same.
The pair collaborated in the 'Pineapple Express' (2008) and 'This is The End' (2013). 'The Interview,' which was written and is being directed by Rogen, will see Franco playing the role of an American talk-show host who finds himself at the heart of a plot to kill the wife of North Korea's prime minister.
Franco has used his celebrity to critique popular heterosexual imagery before. The successful actor-turned-director became the darling of gay communities after publicly condemning the censure of homosexual sex scenes in cinema, following the banning of the film 'I Want your Love" in Australia.
Here is the original:
And here is the spoof: