Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen has denied 'The Green Hornet' movie has been cancelled.

The studio heads have every intention of making it and assuming we're able to hire a new director in the upcoming weeks, which seems like a distinct possibility, it should still hit the release date

The actor - who is set to play the titular superhero, a role formerly taken by the late Bruce Lee in the 60s TV show - has quashed claims Sony has dropped the project after director Kevin Smith pulled out.

He told HitFix: "'The Green Hornet' has many people working for it, including production designers, costume designers and many conceptual artists and office staff.

"The studio heads have every intention of making it and assuming we're able to hire a new director in the upcoming weeks, which seems like a distinct possibility, it should still hit the release date."

'Kung Fu Hustle' film maker Stephen Chow is rumoured to be in talks to take on directing duties.

Seth - who has also penned the script and is serving as producer for the film - has previously promised no-holds-barred fight scenes in his big screen interpretation of the action-packed series.

He said: "'The Green Hornet' is PG-13 and that's an action movie. You can do anything violence wise. It's a very intense action movie."

'The Green Hornet' is set for release on June 25, 2010.