Lizzy Caplan to Join Seth Rogen & James Franco in THE INTERVIEW

Lizzy Caplan to Join Seth Rogen & James Franco in THE INTERVIEW

According to Deadline, MASTERS OF SEX's Lizzy Caplan has signed on to star opposite Seth Rogen ands James Franco in Columbia Pictures upcoming comedy THE INTERVIEW. Rogen will also direct.

THE INTERVIEW is described as "topical comedy," is based on a story by Goldberg, Rogen and 'The Daily Show's Dan Sterling. It follows "a handsome talk show host (potentially Franco) and his producer (Rogen) who find themselves in way over their heads when they get involved in a plot to assassinate the prime minister of North Korea," according to THR.

Caplan will take on the role of 'Agent Lacy.'

Caplan captured audiences with her breakout role as "Janice Ian" in "Mean Girls." Her film credits include the independent comedy "Queens of Country," "Hot Tub Time Machine," J.J. Abrams' sci-fi hit "Cloverfield," "My Best Friend's Girl," "Crossing Over," "The Last Rites of Ransom Pride," and the independent drama "Love Is The Drug." She also produced and starred in the short film "Successful Alcoholics," which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.

Caplan has completed a pair of comedies, both of which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival - "Bachelorette" and "Save the Date." She also recently wrapped production on the comedy "Frankie Goes Boom."

On television, Caplan was recently seen in a multi-episode arc on the new comedy "New Girl." She also starred as "Casey Klein" on the critically-acclaimed comedy "Party Down." Her additional television credits include "True Blood," "The Class," "Related," "Family Guy," "American Dad," "Tru Calling," "Undeclared," and Judd Apatow's cult classic "Freaks and Geeks."