Conrad Vernon

Seth Rogen brings a bawdy, work-in-progress animated 'Sausage Party' to SXSW

Seth Rogen brings a bawdy, work-in-progress animated 'Sausage Party' to SXSW

“I can’t stress enough how work-in-progress parts of it are. You will very quickly see that this is not semantical trickery. It’s not … done yet.”

On Monday night Seth Rogen was addressing a packed, electrictified audience at Austin’s Paramount Theatre before a screening of the R-rated animated comedy “Sausage Party.” The screening was billed as a “work in progress,” as was Saturday night’s screening of “Keanu” or last year’s showing of “Trainwreck.”

But one would be hard-pressed to find a previous high-profile “work-in-progress” screening that was as much still in the process of being made as this one. The animation was in various states of...

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