FIRST LOOK: Seth Rogen as The Green Hornet

Seth Rogan (left) and Jay Chou

Andrew Shawaf/Pacific Coast News

10/02/2009 AT 1:30 PM ET

He’s played stoners, mall cops, monsters, and now Seth Rogen can add superhero to his credits.

In The Green Hornet, based on the ’30s radio series turned ’60s television show of the same name, Rogen plays Britt Reid, newspaperman by day, masked crime-fighter by night.

Rogen and costar Jay Chou (pictured) are currently shooting the movie – due for release early next year – in Los Angeles.

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