Rogen to pen 'Hornet,' don hero's mask


Knocked Up" star Seth Rogen and his writing partner Evan Goldberg are in final negotiations to co-write and co-exec produce "The Green Hornet" for Columbia Pictures (HR 7/20). Rogen also will be attached to star as the classic crime-fighting hero in the film being produced by Neal H. Moritz.

"Hornet" follows the adventures of Britt Reid, a bored playboy who inherits his father's crusading newspaper, the Daily Sentinel. By night he is a masked hero, fighting crime with his sidekick, martial arts master Kato.