Seth Rogen is greatest recognized for starring in stoner comedies and having a divisive snort, however he’s going to present drama one other strive for Newsflash, a brand new movie written by Ben Jacoby and directed by David Gordon Inexperienced. Rogen might be taking part in iconic newsman Walter Cronkite, with the story going down on November 22, 1963, as Cronkite and the remainder of the CBS newsroom attempt to put collectively correct info on the assassination of John F. Kennedy. This comes from Deadline, which notes that NBC was the primary TV community to report on the president being shot, however Cronkite’s broadcast that day made him a TV information star of types.
Together with Cronkite, the story options his producer Don Hewitt, their boss Jim Aubrey, and a younger hotshot reporter named Dan Relatively who occurred to be in Texas when Kennedy bought shot. The filmmakers are reportedly “courting” Mark Ruffalo and Bryan Cranston to play Hewitt and Aubrey, however Rogen is the one one formally on board.