JTA — The trailer for “An American Pickle,” the upcoming film during which Seth Rogen performs a 1920s Jewish immigrant in the USA who falls right into a pickle vat and wakes up 100 years later, is lastly right here.
We caught a primary look of Rogen wanting the half in a traditionally correct image released in April.
Now, the trailer exhibits that Rogen truly performs each major characters: Herschel Greenbaum, the poor ditch-digger from “Schlupsk,” a pretend area of Japanese Europe, and Ben Greenbaum, his great-grandson who works as a pc programmer in modern-day Brooklyn.
The trailer additionally fills out the plot, which relies on a brief story by Simon Wealthy. When Herschel wakes up sooner or later, he makes an attempt to get Ben to start out a pickle enterprise with him after Ben loses his job.
The trailer suggests a wealth of Jewish references.
In a single snippet, the 2 are proven speaking about how polio has been cured. Ben says the physician who found the treatment was named Jonas Salk. Herschel asks if he was a Jew, and when Ben says sure, Herschel pumps his fist.
The film is out on HBO Max on August 6.