May 24, 2017

Seth Rogen, Barbara Streisand playing mother and son in new comedy

By Sean O’Connell Seth Rogen has had some unique co-stars over the years, from a stoned James Franco (“Pineapple Express”) and a dying Adam Sandler (“Funny People”) to international singing superstar Jay Chou (“The Green Hornet”).

But we haven’t seen anything yet.

Rogen will team with silver screen legend Barbara Streisand for “My Mother’s Curse,” a road comedy helmed by “The Proposal” director Anne Fletcher, according to THR. Rogen will play an amateur inventor who invites his mom (Streisand) on a cross-country trip as he attempts to peddle his latest gadget. Dan Fogelman’s script has bene in development for years, but finally landed a greenlight with producers Lorne Michaels, John Goldwyn Evan Goldberg )among others) in tow.

THR says shooting on “Curse” will begin this spring.

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About Sean O'Connell

Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

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