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  • Seth Rogen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt team up for Christmas movie

    February 11, 2014 | 10:05 am

    What are a couple of nice Jewish actors like Seth Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt doing in a movie about Christmas? We don’t know, but after watching these guys together in “50/50,” we’re looking forward to finding out.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jonathan Levine,...

  • Is Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s ‘Don Jon’ bad for the Jews?

    October 1, 2013 | 10:28 am

    Apparently lots and lots of sex isn’t the most potentially offensive thing about Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s latest film “Don Jon.”

    The Italian American One Voice Coalition has accused the Jewish actor/director of promoting “racist stereotypes” in the movie, according to The Hollywood...

  • ‘50/50’s’ Will Reiser to compete against Woody, Diablo

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    January 6, 2012 | 7:32 pm

    When I spoke to screenwriter Will Reiser and Seth Rogen at Canter’s deli last fall, they were about to premiere their film, “50/50,” which is loosely based on Reiser’s battle with cancer while in his 20s.  Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Rogen as stand-ins for the real...

  • Laughter:  It’s The Best Medicine in Rogen and Reiser’s ‘50/50’ [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 8, 2011 | 6:44 pm

    In a back booth at Canter’s, Seth Rogen is digging into his matzah ball soup with gusto as his close friend, screenwriter Will Reiser, sips a glass of club soda. In person, Rogen — who has emerged as one of the leading comic actors, writers and producers of his generation —...

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  • Laughter: It’s the best medicine in Rogen’s ‘50/50’

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    September 7, 2011 | 11:01 am

    In a back booth at Canter’s, Seth Rogen is digging into his matzah ball soup with gusto as his close friend, screenwriter Will Reiser, sips a glass of club soda. In person, Rogen — who has emerged as one of the leading comic actors, writers and producers of his generation —...

  • Spencer Susser’s “Hesher,” Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 10, 2011 | 4:31 pm

    Thirteen was a key age for writer-director Spencer Susser.

    It was the year he became fascinated by the kind of classmate who would inspire the antihero of his debut feature film, “Hesher,” staring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, which opens on May 13: “They were guys with long, greasy...

  • Dark Fairy Tale ‘Hesher’ Tackles Aftermath of Loss

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 3, 2011 | 6:56 pm

    Thirteen was a key age for writer-director Spencer Susser. 

    It was the year he became fascinated by the kind of classmate who would inspire the antihero of his debut feature film, “Hesher,” which opens on May 13: “They were guys with long, greasy hair, smoking cigarettes, who...

  • Riddler rumor names Gordon-Levitt, again

    By Adam Wills

    July 21, 2010 | 10:26 am

    The Riddler will be a villain in Chris Nolan’s next Batman installment, based on a source at Warner Bros. who claims to have read the casting grid for the film, according to First Showing. And the name of the “interested” actor listed on the grid to play said character: Joseph...

  • Live from Sundance:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt With Tattoos

    By Larry Mark

    February 1, 2010 | 5:35 pm

    Joseph Gordon-Levitt is best known from his years as a teen actor on TV’s “3rd Rock from the Sun,” as well as the romantic comedy “(500) Days of Summer” (now generating Oscar buzz), but he has been acting in films and commercials since growing up Jewish in Sherman Oaks, the son of...

  • Day One at Sundance:  Live From Park City

    By Larry Mark

    January 21, 2010 | 11:36 pm

    My flight from New York City to Utah for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival was overbooked and very bumpy.  Betty Davis was nowhere in sight.  Unlike yesterday’s U.S. Airways Express flight from NYC to Kentucky, on which the pilot became worried about a Jewish teenager wearing...