James Franco is currently working on a few upcoming films that he will star in and direct, including “Zeroville,” based on Steve Erickson’s 2007 book by the same name, and “The Masterpiece” about the making of Tommy Wiseau’s “The Room.” Though busy with many projects, Franco also directed a black-and-white short film entitled “Do It Right” starring fashion model Gigi Hadid. The film promotes a collaboration between Hadid and fashion designer Stuart Weitzman on new footwear “The Gigi Boot,” which is featured prominently in the video. Watch it below.
In the video, Hadid stars as a boxer who strikes poses as well as she spars against her masked opponents in the ring. All the while, she’s wearing The Gigi Boot while she’s taking down the men who enter into battle with her.
Franco has so far directed numerous feature and short films since 2005. Some of these include two William Faulkner adaptations — “As I Lay Dying” and “The Sound and the Fury” — a documentary about the production process of “Saturday Night Live” entitled “Saturday Night” and “My Own Private River,” which uses footage from Gus Van Sant’s “My Own Private Idaho” recontextualized into a tribute for the late River Phoenix.
The limited edition Gigi Boot is currently on sale at the Stuart Weitzman website for between $565 and $598.