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Seth Rogen: “I’m not one of those actors where filmmakers that I admire ask me to be in their movies”

Seth Rogen can no longer be known for only playing comedic man-child parts.

The comic actor took on a dramatic role in Sarah Polley’s new indie film Take This Waltz and in an interview with Yahoo! News, said, “It’s probably closer to what I am in real life. I think I’m one of those people that when fans meet, they’re often very disappointed because I’m kind of quiet and shy. I think they expect me to have one of those hats with two beer cans strapped to my head and strippers on either side of me. So it was nice to do something where I didn’t have to be really funny all the time.”

Sarah Silverman takes on drama in Sarah Polley’s ‘Take this Waltz’

Those familiar with Sarah Silverman’s envelope-pushing brand of comedy might be surprised to hear of her forays into drama. She might not seem the safest choice for playing Seth Rogen’s wise sister in new comedy/drama “Take This Waltz,” but Canadian director Sarah Polley and casting director John Buchan were willing to take that risk.

Seth Rogen on his ‘Take This Waltz’ Role: “I can confidently say I did more research for this movie than any movie I’ve ever done”

After starring in more serious comedies like Funny People and 50/50, Seth Rogen continues exploring his “dramedy” muscles in Take This Waltz. He stars alongside Michelle Williams as husband and wife Lou and Margot in the film, which was written and directed by actress Sarah Polley. Rogen talks a bit about how he got the role and the surprising amount of research that went into it.