Seth Rogen Admitted the Crazy Adult Party Scene in ‘Superbad’ Was Based On Real-Life Experiences

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Superbad is one among Judd Apatow’s funniest movies. Starring Jonah Hill, Michael Cera, Seth Rogen, and Bill Hader, the story revolves round two highschool seniors who hope to lose their virginity earlier than going off to school. 

As loopy because the film is, it’s really based mostly on Rogen’s real-life experiences. In truth, a number of of the occasions that occurred within the movie’s outrageous grownup occasion scene truly occurred to Rogen himself. 

‘Superbad’ is predicated on Seth Rogen’s youthful years 

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Seth Rogen and the ‘Superbad’ solid arrive to the premiere of “Superbad” at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre | Jason Merritt/FilmMagic

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Although most of the scenes in Superbad appear too ridiculous to have ever occurred in actuality, a few of them did. A big portion of the story is predicated on Rogen’s years in highschool.

“Me and Evan Goldberg, my friend and companion to at the present time, began writing Superbad once we have been in highschool, we have been in eighth grade, mainly,” Rogen stated. “And it incorporated a lot of our real-life high school stories. And originally the characters’ names are Seth and Evan, after me and Evan.”

Seth Rogen as soon as acquired caught in a room with a bunch of imply guys doing cocaine 

One of the funnier scnes in Superbad is when Michael Cera will get caught in a room with a bunch of intimidating, unusual males who all do cocaine. They coerce him into singing, pondering he’s a singer from one other occasion. 

“There’s a scene where they’re like, the youngest guys at a party full of older guys who start doing coke,” Rogen stated. “That happened to me and Evan.”

As awkward because the scene is, it’s based mostly on a second when Rogen went to a celebration with a lot older males when he was only a child. 

“I did stand-up comedy as a kid, so I would hang out with the stand-up comics sometimes when I was like, 16,” Rogen stated. “And one time we went to a party at one of their houses, and they all started doing coke. And we wound up in a room with these guys who were very threatening towards us. It was a lot like the scene in the movie.”

Seth Rogen actually acquired menstrual blood on his pants after dancing with a woman

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To make issues crazier, the scene with Hill on the occasion truly occurred too. According to Rogen, the setting in actual life was at a highschool dance, not a wild grownup occasion. 

“The period blood also happened,” Rogen stated. “We were at a high school dance and we were in the locker room afterwards, and it essentially played out almost exactly like how it does in the movie.”

Several of the boys within the locker room seen all of them had pink spots on their pants, and couldn’t determine what the reason for them was. 

“Yeah, we were in the locker room and we saw this splotch on this guy’s pants, and we’re all kind of like, trying to figure out what it was and we were like, ‘Dude, were you drinking wine?’” Rogen stated. “And then we noticed another group of guys in the other corner of the locker room having the exact same conversation. Like, looking at this splotch on their pants, like, ‘What is it? Did a pen explode in my pocket? Like, what happened?”

Eventually, the boys put their heads collectively and realized that they had all danced with the identical woman. 

“And then because there was two—we liked pieced—we saw each other from across the locker room and … we kind of pieced together what happened.”

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