Sony has released the first The Interview trailer on the heels of the poster release earlier today. James Franco and Seth Rogen star as a talk show host and his producer, respectively, who travel to North Korea to interview dictator Kim Jong-un and legitimize themselves as real journalists. Their plans are upended when the CIA recruits them to instead assassinate Kim Jong-un. The trailer makes it clear directors Rogen and Evan Goldberg are willing to go big and broad to serve the funny premise. The laughs will come with good execution, and these guys have earned our trust on that front. Like other Rogen/Goldberg scripts (Superbad, Pineapple Express, This Is the End, and hey, even The Green Hornet), The Interview appears to strive for an emotional reality with a focus the talk show host/producer relationship amid the crazy.
Hit the jump to watch the Interview trailer. Lizzy Caplan and Randall Park also star in the action comedy. The Interview opens October 10. [Update: We've added three debut images from the film after the jump as well.]