Green Hornet Casting Commences

It’s been less than a week since Stephen Chow was announced as the director and co-star of Seth Rogen’s action movie The Green Hornet, and already we’re starting to hear some further casting in the form of actor Michael Peña, according to

They interviewed Peña for his upcoming movie The Lucky Ones with Rachel McAdams and Tim Robbins and he told them that Rogen has already offered him an undisclosed role. Peña appears with Rogen in the upcoming comedy Observe and Report, but his breakout performance in Paul Haggis’ Oscar-winning ensemble drama Crash led to roles in Oliver Stone’s World Trade Center and the action-thriller Shooter with Mark Wahlberg.

Rogen and his writing partner Evan Goldberg are in the process of writing the script for the movie inspired by the radio and television character from the ’50s and ’60s.