“Master of Sex” star Lizzy Caplan has been announced as the female lead for the upcoming film, “The Interview” according to THR.
“The Interview” tells the story of popular talk-show host (James Franco) and his producer (Seth Rogen) who find themselves in some very hot water after becoming embroiled in a plot to assassinate the Prime Minister of North Korea.
Caplan will play the role of Agent Lacey, a sultry, skin-showing CIA agent who works to convince Franco’s character to become involved in the murderous scheme.
The film with be a reunion for Caplan, Franco and Rogen, all three of whom were involved in cult TV series “Freak and Geeks” over a decade ago. Franco and Caplan also appeared together in “127 Hours”.
Evan Goldberg has signed on as co-director and producer; the film is Rogen’s follow-up to his directorial debut in apocalypse comedy “This Is The End”.