Judd Apatow recalls his audition (watch it here): “Everything he said made us laugh . He was always the one that had a Camus novel, heavily dog-eared, and his car was so full of junk that it looked like he lived out of it.”James Franco and Busy Philipps Philipps on working with Franco: “Presumably both of our characters come from abusive households, and you parrot what your family does. Jason really captured that desperation I felt when I was younger.”The writers: Jeff Judah, Bob Nickman, Judd Apatow, Paul Feig, Steve Bannos, Patty Lin, Mike White Creator Paul Feig had all of the writers on the show fill out a questionnaire about their high-school experiences and used their answers for plotlines on the show. And those relationships are still happening; they’re still close.”Natasha Melnick and John Francis Daley on the set of “Smooching and Mooching.” Linda Cardellini: “Life is filled with moments where you have to sit alone with yourself, and I think this show let our characters do that in a way that wasn’t usual.
But it’s hard not to have a crush on her.”Martin Starr and Leslie Mann In “Chokin’ and Tokin’,” a bully tests Bill’s peanut allergy by sabotaging his jelly sandwich, landing him near death in the hospital, where he is visited by his history teacher, played by Leslie Mann. He could make you cry laughing by doing almost nothing.
Fresh off his highly-criticized Academy Awards hosting gig, Franco joked that he and Anne Hathaway were now gearing up to host the Emmys and the NAACP Image Awards."I guess people really want it." The odds against the show returning seem astronomical for a multitude of reasons, most notably because the cast, which included James Franco, Seth Rothen, Jason Segel and Linda Cardellini have gone onto huge movie careers.There's also the simple fact it was about teenagers and they've now all aged 15 years. Paul Feig: “I remember looking at Judd right before we took the kids into network and saying, ‘Are we about to ruin these kids’ lives? ’”James Franco and Seth Rogen Rogen: “James would do stuff at times just to push people’s buttons. After all, could it compete with Jason Segel and Linda Cardellini.