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WATCH: Cannes Trailer for James Franco’s ‘As I Lay Dying’

WATCH: Cannes Trailer for James Franco's 'As I Lay Dying'

Just before its premiere in Un Certain Regard at Cannes this year, the trailer for James Franco’s “As I Lay Dying” has emerged. This is Franco’s adaptation of William Faulkner’s 1930 novel. Franco has written and directed the film and will star as Darl Bundren. 

Though judging from a trailer is always extrapolating, it seems that his version will be as fiercely character driven as Faulkner’s multi-perspective American classic. 

In addition to Franco, the movie also stars Danny McBride, Tim Blake Nelson, Beth Grant, Logan Marshall-Green and Ahna O’Reilly.

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Jesus Christ! Where does this guy find the time to do all these films, let alone even directing a few? Is there more than one Franco?


This looks laughably bad.

Rebb the Griot

I didn't even watch the trailer, but i'm sure he'll play Darl. And I won't begrudge him it.


Was hoping for a wee bit more titillation.

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