Kristen Stewart is in talks to join the Hollywood-based transgender biopic JT Leroy. The 25-year-old star may act in the film alongside James Franco and Helena Bonham Carter. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kristen Stewart “The true story goes behind the scenes of the hoax of JT LeRoy, a woman who pretended to [...]
JT LeRoy, the literary sensation who palled around with celebrities and romanced Asia Argento before being unmasked as a hoax a decade ago, is getting a biopic: THR reports that Kristen Stewart, Helena Bonham Carter, and James Franco are in talks to join JT LeRoy, a film about the two women... More »
The actor headlines Hulu's J.J. Abrams miniseries based on the best-selling book by Stephen King. read more
Next week Hulu subscribers can travel back to the 1960’s with James Franco, Chris Cooper, and Josh Duhamel in an attempt to stop the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Adapted from a novel by the great Stephen King, “11.22.63” is a dark dramatic thriller that stars Franco as Jake Epping, a high school teacher who […]
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James Franco is bring a Twitter tale full of strippers, love and alleged murder is hitting the big screen.
It's hard to think of a more obvious example of erasure than literally lifting a woman's story for your project, naming the project Zola Tells All, then proceeding to collaborate on the script with a handful of other white men.
For a few days last fall, the big watercooler pop culture event wasn’t yet another premium cable antihero drama or $200 million superhero blockbuster, but a 148-tweet epic of a stripper’s Florida road trip gone dramatically awry. The...Show More Summary
Oh boy. James Franco is gearing up to bring the epic "Zola Story" to the big screen. In November, Twitter user Azia "Zola" Wells posted a series of tweets chronicling a wild experience she had while working as a stripper in Florida.Show More Summary
On paper, some of the greatest movies of all time don't make any sense. The pitch for Taxi Driver basically just concerned a depressed taxi driver roaming around New York. It's not incredibly appealing at first glance, but it turned out to be a modern masterpiece in practice. Show More Summary
#TheStory, as it officially trended on Twitter, might have been one of the top five most viral moments on the Internet in 2015. The captivating first-person tweetstorm of one woman’s accidental descent into involuntary prostitution taught us all a valuable lesson: Don’t go on random trips to Florida with strangers that you just met at Hooters. …Read More
Given the climate we are currently in where gatekeeping women of color in Hollywood is so prevalent, when whitewashing Black actors in films like Gods of Egypt and taking away acting roles from so many actors of color seems to be the...Show More Summary
Zola Tells All will be the next directorial venture by actor James Franco. This is such strange news revealed by Deadline. The viral Twitter story told by Twitter user Zola is a story of the dangerous misadventures of two sex workers. Show More Summary
Back in October, the Twitter-verse and beyond was riveted by the sensational tale of Zola the Hooters waitress. Quick refresher: the Twitter story detailed the absolutely batshit experience Zola—real name Aziah Wells King—had during an impromptu trip to Florida. The dramatic story had it all: stripping, prositution, and murder. Show More Summary
How do you encapsulate the career or persona of multi-hypenate James Franco? Sure, he's an actor/writer/director/soap star/intellectual/gossip page fixture. But to say all that is only to scratch the surface. Yet somehow his latest film project seems the most Franco...
Aziah "Zola" Wells' epic 148-tweet rant "about why me & this b---- here fell out" will be adapted for the big screen. Variety reports James Franco will direct a film based on David Kushner’s in-depth Rolling Stone article "Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind The Greatest Stripper Saga Ever...
James Franco To Direct Zola’s Story Remember the epic stripper story of Zola, Jess, Z, and Jarret that took Twitter by storm a few months back? Well it’s heading to a big screen near you — FOR REAL this
This fall, the Internet was gripped and then convulsed by Zola and her harrowing Twitter tale of a stripping trip to Florida gone very wrong. Now, in a development we’re still working through emotionally, James Franco will direct a movie based on Rolling Stone’s story about Zola’s tweets. Read more...
Stripper Aziah "Zola" Wells story captivated the internet when her tale of a Florida road trip in October gone horribly wrong unfolded on Twitter. It inspired a more detailed account in David Kushner's exclusive story, "Zola Tells All: The Real Story Behind the Greatest Stripper Saga Ever Tweeted" for Rolling...
Buckle up, everyone, because Zola is BACK! If you have no idea what we're talking about, we're guessing you must live under a rock because this young woman sent the internet spiraling out of control last year when she posted a harrowing — yet hilarious — Twitter story about prostitution, drugs, and murder! Sure, parts were embellished [...]