This new clip from the all-star apocalyptic horror/comedy This Is the End poses an important question. In the event of a catastrophic disaster, will they really rescue the celebrities first? We all want to make sure that our beloved pop cultural icons are safe in the event of the end of the world. Of course rescue crews are going to pick up George Clooney before they come knocking on our doors. Why would you think otherwise?
This clip also brings up another interesting point: Why does no one want to die at James Franco’s house? Seems like as good as a place as any to await your fiery death and the end of the world.
Written and directed by Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg, the duo behind Superbad, This Is the End stars Rogan, Franco, Paul Rudd, Jonah Hill, Jay Baruchel, Jason Segel, Danny McBride, and pretty much every actor any of them has ever been in a movie with, all playing themselves. The whole thing feels like a big party.
Oddly enough, the entire story of This Is the End centers around an epic shindig at James Franco’s house. You know how people use hyperbolic statements like “a party to end all parties?” In this instance, that’s exactly what happens, when, in mid-rager, the apocalypse comes a-knockin’. In the aftermath of this disaster—which, according to the red-band trailer, turns Emma Watson into an axe-wielding sociopath—the friends struggle to survive.
This clips comes from MTV, and is part of Sneak Peek Week, where the network unveils all manner of fancy movie news, leading up to the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 14th.
Is it the rapture? Is it aliens? This Is the End, and all of the celebrity trappings, opens in theaters on June 12th, and we’ll find out then.