Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Cameron Diaz, Christoph Waltz,
Edward James Olmos, David Harbour, Tom Wilkinson Director: Michel Gondry
U.S. Release Date: January 14, 2011
Britt Reid (Seth Rogen), son and heir to Los Angeles'
largest newspaper fortune, is a rich, spoiled playboy who has been happy
to maintain a direction-less existence.
When his father James Reid (Tom
Wilkinson) mysteriously dies, Britt meets an impressive and resourceful
company employee, Kato (Jay Chou). They realize that they have the
resources to do something worthwhile with their lives and finally step out
of James Reid's shadow. Kato builds the ultimate weapon, The Black Beauty,
an indestructible car with every weapon and gadget imaginable and Britt
decides that in order to be heroes, they will pose as villains.
help of Britt's new secretary, Lenore Case (Cameron Diaz), they learn that
the chief criminal in the city is named Benjamin Chudnofsky (Christoph
Waltz). He has united all the gangs under his power, and he quickly sees
that the Green Hornet is a direct threat to the prosperous criminal
underworld he controls.