Apatow revealed last month that Pineapple Express 2 would've dealt with legalized marijuana, and now it has been uncovered why that sequel never happened. Marijuana is so popular now! Magic Mike Grease It is gonna be awesome. © Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. Pawn Stars: Season 2 It releases on HBO Max on Aug. 6. The Smurfs: Season 2 Freaks: You’re One of Us, Alfonso Padilha: Alma de Pobre Cause we made the first one -- no one got paid anything. La Partita/The Match Welcome to Sudden Death, American Murder: The Family Next Door

The School Nurse Files In an interview on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” … and we'd be like, 'A weed action movie.'". It’s on every corner!” Apatow wrote in an email.

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According to The Daily Beast, there were leaked emails in 2014 between producer Judd Apatow and then co-chairman of Sony Amy Pascal discussing the sequel. The Idhun Chronicles Justice League Snyder Cut Can Explain Batman & Joker's BvS Backstory, That '70s Show: Which Character James Franco Auditioned For. The Seth Rogan and James Franco comedy Pineapple Express also arrives on Sept. 1 along with the 2001 classic Not Another Teen Movie. The Social Dilemma, The Babysitter: Killer Queen

It was something we were very open to several years ago, but Sony was not that interested in it.”.

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2008 R 1h 52m Action & Adventure. Seth Rogen, who starred in and co-wrote the comedy alongside Evan Goldberg, was recently a guest on The Howard Stern Show and explained why we never saw a follow-up stoner adventure with Dale and Saul, “We tried to make one,” Rogen told Stern. Red Dragon Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. It is gonna be awesome. Netflix’s horror-comedy The Babysitter: Killer Queen starring Bella Thorne debuts Sept. 10. The Muppets Seth Rogen Says ‘Pineapple Express 2’ Was Turned Down Due to Budget Concerns. Read Next: Aaron Taylor-Johnson Joins Brad Pitt on ‘Bullet Train’ at Sony, Tom Holland Shares First Look at ‘Uncharted’ Film Adaptation, Stephen Colbert Mocks Rudy Giuliani for Controversial ‘Borat 2’ Scene, Mel Brooks Endorses Biden for President in First-Ever Political Video, Matthew McConaughey Reveals He Was Sexually Abused as a Teen in New Memoir, Rudy Giuliani’s Compromising Appearance in New ‘Borat’ Film Raises Questions Ahead of Election, How ‘Scream 5’ Directors Convinced Neve Campbell to Return to the Franchise Without Wes Craven, Ariana Grande’s New Album: Everything We Know So Far, NBC News Says Tucker Carlson ‘Dangerously and Dishonestly Targeted’ Its Reporter, ’60 Minutes’ Will Run Trump Interview Sunday, Despite President’s Release of Footage, 'Never Have I Ever' Season 2 to Start Production in November (EXCLUSIVE), Twitter Disputes Claim That Donald Trump’s Account Hacked by Researcher Who Guessed His ‘maga2020!’ Password, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom Buy $14.2 Million Montecito Compound, ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Movie Lands Simon Kinberg as Writer, Producer, ‘Addams Family’ TV Reboot in the Works From Tim Burton, Horror Icons Jamie Lee Curtis and Neve Campbell Compare Notes on Their Reigns as Scream Queens, Tyler Perry on Producing During the Pandemic and Why He’s Weighing in on Politics, Netflix to Campaign Chadwick Boseman as Lead Actor for ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’, Elon Musk Sells the Gene Wilder House to Wilder’s Nephew, Watch BTS ‘Propose’ to Fans in New Samsung Holiday Teaser.

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Pineapple Express. Considering the box office success of the first film and the passionate built-in fanbase, it came as a shock that Sony never gave a sequel the green light.

While Apatow wanted $50 million for a budget, executives insisted that $45 million was enough.

Click the button below to start this article in quick view. The Devil All the Time Mignonnes/Cuties Regardless, curious fans can now rest easy in finally knowing why Pineapple Express 2 never made its way to theaters. It’s on every corner!” Apatow wrote in an email. During a stop by SiriusXM's "The Howard Stern Show," Seth said the follow-up to the 2008 hit was put on pause by the studios, despite the star's willingness to move forward with it. He said that people thought they were crazy for making the movie, and with a budget of a little over $25 million, no one really got paid anything. Children of the Sea

A segment of his interview with Stern can be seen in the clip below: During the Sony hack back in 2014, a thread of e-mails was uncovered between producer Amy Pascal and other executives at the time that discussed Judd Apatow's $50 million pitch for the sequel.

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"Probably. The film recently made headlines after fans noticed a major historical error on its poster. Challenger: The Final Flight "When we made 'Pineapple Express' there was not a lot of great weed movies. Borgen: Season 1-3 Not Another Teen Movie

“We tried to make one and thanks to the Sony hack you can actually find the email when Sony decided to kill the movie and not make it,” he told host Howard Stern. ", "It took four or five years to write that movie. “I think we probably wanted too much money. All Rights reserved. Seth Rogen Says ‘Pineapple Express 2’ Was Turned Down Due to Budget Concerns. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.