CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 20: (L-R) The Art of Elysium founder Jennifer Howell, producer Vince Jolivette, actress Ahna O'Reilly, director James Franco and actor Tim Blake Nelson attend the Art Of Elysium PARADIS during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at L' Oservatoire on May 20, 2013 in Cannes, France.
I guess in the sense that I felt slightly more comfortable when I was in the room with him. But I went through a pretty arduous process with that one
It’s definitely a blessing and a curse ... It was obviously hugely helpful at first because my brother helped me get a manager, which I don’t take for granted. But from there on out, nobody was going to cast me because I’m James Franco’s little brother. I had to prove myself.
I play a sleight of hand magician so I learned how to throw playing cards, and I got weirdly good at it, to the extent that I can actually cut a banana in half with a playing card nowMore quotes »
James Franco signs on for 'Everything Will Be Fine,' plus more movie buzz
James Franco THE MOVIE "Everything Will Be Fine" THE DEAL The actor has signed on to play the lead role in this drama from German director Wim Wenders , according to The Hollywood Reporter . Franco, recently seen in "Spring Breakers" and "Oz: The Great and Read more »
James Franco is the wizard in new Oz film, 'Oz the Great and Powerful'
"and I thought this actually could be a very uplifting picture."It certainly uplifts the once and future wizard (James Franco ): In a sequence that echoes Baum's description, circus performer Oscar -- a ventriloquist in the books, a magician in the movie -- Read more »
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"At some point, a huge crowd of Israeli women filed in and overpowered the Daft Punk emanating from my headphones. Must have been a special screening.""It was then I noticed a poster for the LA Jewish Film Festival depicting a bunch of directors’ chairs ar 5/23/13 from Gawker Read more »
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James Franco Continues His Film Critic Aspirations By Telling VICE Readers He Loves 'Leviathan'
week after defending "The Great Gatsby" in a written review, James Franco has continued his aspirations to add film critic to his seemingly endless list of hyphenates, this time offering up his take on Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel's "Leviathan" 5/23/13 from Indie Wire Read more »
NBC announces two-hour special: “The Women’s Concert for Change: Live from London”
Timbaland and more. Presenters will include Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Blake Lively, Gloria Steinem, Jada Pinkett-Smith, James Franco, Madonna, Salma Hayek Pinault, Zoe Saldana and many others. PSAs featuring Franco, Ben Affleck, Halle Berry, Julia Roberts, 5/23/13 from Rickey.org Read more »