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    Berlinale Adds 'Les Mis,' Campion's 'Top of the Lake,' Winterbottom's 'Look of Love,' Double Franco and More

    The Berlinale continues to add to the lineup for its February 7-17 fest. Tom Hooper's "Les Miserables" will play in the Berlinale Special showcase, as will Jane Campion's "Top of the Lake" miniseries, Giuseppe Tornatore's "The Best Offer," "Michael Winterbottom's "The Look of Love," Yoji Yamada's "T...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Sundance Poster for James Franco/Travis Mathews Sex Project Keeps It Simple (Or Plays It Safe?)

    Indiewire has been tracking "Interior. Leather Bar.," the collaboration between art porn director Travis Mathews and James Franco, for several months now.  Today, the project released its festival poster, which may not be what you expect.

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    Watch: Red Band Clip For Seth Rogen's Apocalypse Comedy 'This Is The End'

    "The End Of The World" is coming, and no, we're not talking about the Mayan nonsense that has tinfoil hat types stocking up on batteries and water. We're talking about Seth Rogen's directorial debut (he shares the chair with longtime writing collaborator Evan Goldberg, and yes,...

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    WATCH: Trailer for James Franco Co-Directed Sundance-Selected 'Porn,' 'Interior. Leather Bar.' (Video)

    The meta-documentary, "Interior. Leather Bar.," a riff on the missing forty minutes of William Friedkin's cult film "Cruising," was recently announced as a selection in the Sundance New Frontiers program as well as the Berlinale's Panorama section.  

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    Sad Monkey News: James Franco Says He Likely Won't Cameo In 'Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes'

    Sad trombone face. James Franco, the star of "Rise Of The Planets Of The Apes" (aside from the chimpanzee Cesar of course), was all set to do a cameo in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes." The rub is that the original director Rupert Wyatt bowed out (Matt Reeves is now directing it...

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    Sundance Adds 'S-VHS,' James Franco's Porn Documentary & More

    Let's face it -- until James Franco shows up, it's not a film festival, and Sundance, after announcing their inital slate yesterday, just got real. The folks in Park City have lifted the curtain on the Spotlight, New Frontier and Park City At Midnight offerings and there are a couple of curiosities ...

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    James Franco Is 'Good People' For A Crime Thriller

    James Franco seems to have found some new pals over at Millenium Films. He's already starring alongside Jason Statham and Winona Ryder in the action flick "Homefront" for the company, and it seems his inspiration continues to be piqued by genre fare.

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    Rome Review: 'Tar' With James Franco Is A Dreamy Collage Of Pretty But Overfamiliar Aesthetics

    It's difficult to know quite what to make of 'Tar,' a multi-authored project seemingly coaxed into being by the sheer force of James Franco's current artistic cachet. Playing In Competition in the XXI sidebar of the Rome Film Festival, the film represents the work of twelve newbie directors -- NYU f...

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    Watch: James Franco-Directed R.E.M. Video Filled with Images of Terry Richardson Shooting Lindsay Lohan and Aerial Shots of Los Angeles

    Last year, when R.E.M. released their final album, they announced that James Franco would be making two videos for songs off of the "Collapse Into Now" album.

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    Trailer Watch: The Land of 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' with Franco, Kunis, Williams & Weisz

    A second trailer for Sam Raimi's "Oz: The Great and Powerful" has landed, this time with more from brunette witch sisters Theodora and Evanora (Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz), crows that caw "Die!"...

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