Seth Rogen Says ‘Pineapple Express 2’ Was Turned Down Due to Budget Concerns

Pineapple Express” fans will be disappointed to learn that a sequel was shot down over budget concerns from Sony.In an interview on SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” on Wednesday, Rogen said Sony wasn’t interested in a “Pineapple Express 2” movie several years ago when it was being pitched.“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 was something we were very open to several years ago, but Sony was not that interested in it.”The infamous 2014 Sony Pictures hack released many confidential documents and emails about upcoming and previously unannounced movies.According to a report from The Daily Beast, leaked emails between “Pineapple Express” producer Judd Apatow and former Sony Pictures co-chairman Amy Pascal showed discussion of a sequel to the stoner

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