back to top

We’ve updated our privacy notice and cookie policy. Learn more about cookies, including how to disable them, and find out how we collect your personal data and what we use it for.

Seth Rogen Surprises Fans At Christmas Screening Of "The Interview"

"We thought this might not happen ... at all."

Posted on

Flanked Uncle Sam and Santa Claus, Seth Rogen and director Evan Goldberg welcomed a packed audience at Los Angeles' Cinefamily theater to a midnight showing of the The Interview.

.@Sethrogen and @evandgoldberg introducing THE INTERVIEW!

The Cinefamily@cinefamilyFollow

.@Sethrogen and @evandgoldberg introducing THE INTERVIEW!

3:54 AM - 25 Dec 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The screening early Thursday was one of the first paid shows in the U.S. The theater, located in Los Angeles’ Fairfax District and not far from Rogen's house, is home to remnants of the historic Silent Movie Theater.

Watch Rogen and Goldberg's full introduction below.

View this video on YouTube

According to reports, "The Interview" made about $ 1 million in box office ticket sales on Friday.

Austin Hunt is a curation editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Austin Hunt at

Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.