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Deal Report: August 16/23, 2013

Seth Rogan hosts Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco, Chris Evans makes his directorial debut, and more

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Seth Rogen will be the roast master at Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco, airing Sept. 2.

Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos will purchase The Washington Post and its affiliated newspapers for $250 million in cash.

Joan Cusack, James Marsden, Wes Bentley, and Alan Tudyk have reportedly joined the cast of Welcome to Me, starring Kristen Wiig as a public-access TV host with borderline personality disorder.

Captain America‘s Chris Evans will make his feature directorial debut with the romance 1:30 Train, which he’ll also star in and produce along with McG.