John Cho and Kal Penn - 'A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas'

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PHOENIX -- Harold and Kumar are back for a holiday spectacular only they could pull off -- "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas."

John Cho, who plays Harold, and Kal Penn, who plays Kumar, stopped by 3TV Monday morning to chat with Scott Pasmore about the latest chapter in Harold and Kumar's story.

The Christmas movie picks up six year after the pair's last adventure and they are no longer buddies. The two have grown apart and each has a new best friend.

"Through the magic of Christmas, we come together," Cho said. ”In a strange way, this is a traditional Christmas movie, in terms of that -- the friendship, the rekindling of all that …," Penn said.

As the pair reunite, there is a Christmas tree fire that sends the duo on a search for the perfect replacement.

In true Harold-and-Kumar style, mayhem and hilarity ensue. The tagline is, "Get mistle-toasted." That pretty much says it all. "We're hoping that the 3D brings people the theaters," Cho said. "I think we have a really good 3D movie; it looks terrific."

The first Harold and Kumar movie, "Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle,", which holds a special place in April Warnecke's heart, came out in 2004 and quickly became a cult favorite.
(Watch the video above to see why Harold and Kumar have special meaning for Warnecke.)

"The fans really found this movie on DVD," Penn said.

"Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay" followed in 2008.

Like the previous two Harold and Kumar movies, Neil Patrick Harris once again plays a fictionalized version of himself. After all, no Harold and Kumar adventure would be complete without him.

So, will there be a fourth Harold and Kumar movie? Nothing is in the works yet, but Penn and Cho say the characters are fun to play. A lot will depend on how "3D Christmas" does in theaters.

Harold and Kumar -- ahem… Cho and Penn -- say they hope the 3D experience will be a draw.

"The first two [movies] were kind of DVD phenomena …," Cho said. "I think [3D Christmas] just a terrific movie to see during the holidays with other people -- with other degenerates."

"A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas," the third Harold & Kumar movie, opens Nov. 4. It's rated R for "strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, pervasive language, drug use and some violence."