Roast Master Seth Rogen was joined by Jonah Hill and Sarah Silverman at the network's roast of the multihyphenate
Renaissance man James Franco submitted himself before the Comedy Gods, allowing friends Seth Rogen“>Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill“>Jonah Hill and Bill Hader, among others, to roast him on Sunday evening at Culver Studios.
Most of the roasters poked fun of Franco’s sexuality, while Hader’s future after leaving “Saturday Night Live” was a hot topic of discussion.
TheWrap was on the scene for the taping of Comedy Central’s Roast of James Franco, which will air Monday, Sept. 2. But in the meantime, here’s a taste of some of the evening’s best jokes. We’ll see which ones make the final cut.
1. Seth on James Franco: “He once told me he worked for 36 hours straight, which I didn’t believe. The straight part, of course.
2. Seth to James Franco: “Look at me doing all the talking while you sit there doing nothing. I feel like I’m hosting the Oscars with you!”
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11. Jonah Hill to Andy Samberg: “I have a question. When your new TV show, ‘Brooklyn Nine Nine,’ gets canceled after five episodes, are you going to do a different cell phone commercial or will they make Bill’s a two-hander?”
12. Jonah to Sarah Silverman: “You were one of my favorite comedians as a kid. I don’t get why people say she’s hot for a comic. She’s not hot for a comic, she’s hot for her age.”
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