These two are really close! And this latest photo proves it! Lana Del Rey and James Franco were recently spotted in a photo together, in assumably Coney Island, New York, and the two were looking too cool for school in the picture perfect portrait! We're not sure if these two are just really good friends or if there's something more going [...]
In the second of three photo galleries, casts from such potential awards contenders as The Imitation Game, Foxcatcher, Rosewater and Cake showed up at the Deadline/Awardsline photo studio this year at the Toronto International Film Festival. Show More Summary
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In honor of the premiere of my film The Sound and the Fury at Venice and Toronto, here's a test for a short film that was to be based on William Faulkner’s short story "Red Leaves." It's set during the early days of his fictional county,...Show More Summary
If you missed James Franco and Chris O’Dowd in the Broadway adaptation of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice And Men in New York, don’t worry you may get your chance to see the play just yet. The National Theatre Live filmed a performance of the Anna D. Show More Summary
The recent Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" starring James Franco received mixed to negative reviews from critics but nonetheless proved to be a box-office success, recouping its $3.8-million initial investment...
James Franco continues to defy expectations with his behind-the-scenes cinematic career. His latest venture: an adaptation of Fight Club Chuck Palahniuk's RANT, which the actor-director-writer-teacher-artist-poet just acquired. Here's...Show More Summary
USA Today shared an excerpt from James Franco's forthcoming book, Hollywood Dreaming: Stories, Pictures, and Poems. Franco also talked to the Guardian about his film adaptation of Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury. The Rumpus interviewed musician Owen Pallett. Bookforum...
The production will be broadcast in 700 theaters across the U.S. and Canada
As Deadline reports, James Franco and Chris O'Dowd will join Leighton Meester and Jim Norton in the National Theatre Live Of Mice and Men telecast, on November 6. The revival, led by director Anna D. Shapiro, left Broadway at the end of July, so fingers crossed they won't have forgotten the whole thing by then. Read more...
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Hopefully I won't go on a Rant of my own! Oh, boy, that was bad.
In a stunning reversal of most freshman English majors, James Franco has moved on from William Faulkner and is really getting into Chuck Palahniuk. Specifically, he’s optioned Palahniuk’s Rant, a novel about a high school messiah who founds an “urban demolition derby” called Party Crashing before dying in a spectacular highway smash-up of his own. Show More Summary
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You would have been justified in thinking that a comic book Fight Club sequel would be the strangest (and most fucking fabulous) Chuck Palahniuk news that would come out this year, but you’d be half-wrong. James "I fit in all the labels"...Show More Summary
Thursday, November 6 has been set for the first National Theatre Live telecast of Of Mice and Men starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd. The revival of the John Steinbeck play, which closed on July 27, also stars Leighton Meester and Jim Norton. Staged by Anna D…
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