Seth Rogen is The Green Hornet June 5, 2008 Rogen confirmed for superhero film. Seth Rogen is set for to star in superhero film ‘The Green Hornet’. Based on a radio serial from the ’30s, ‘The Green Hornet’ revolves around Britt Reid, a newspaper publisher who fights crime with his sidekick Kato. Rogen, who co-wrote ‘The Green Hornet’ with Evan Goldberg, will portray Reid. The project is currently searching for a director. ‘The Green Hornet’ is expected in cinemas, Summer 2010. EXTRAs: The ’60s television incarnation of the character was most notable for launching the Hollywood career of Bruce Lee.