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    First Look At James Franco's Cannes Contender 'As I Lay Dying'

    It seems a film festival can't go by without a project starring, produced, directed or breathed on by James Franco unspooling. The ever busy multitasker seems to have his fingers in a dozen different pies at any one time, but even then, many were surprised to find "As I Lay Dying" slated for Cannes ...

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    James Franco Could Replace Jude Law In Werner Herzog’s ‘Queen Of The Desert’

    ​​Greenlight power is everything, and it often requires a top-shelf or name-brand cast to light the fuse. Werner Herzog seemingly nailed it with the power trio of Robert Pattinson, Naomi Watts and Jude Law for his would-be next narrative feature, "Queen of the Desert" -- the true story of Gertrude B...

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    The Surprises & Notable Absences Of The 2013 Cannes Line-Up

    So the 2013 Cannes lineup has finally been unveiled and as usual, there were a fair few surprise inclusions, a fair few snubby exclusions/category decisions, and some mildly oh!-inducing title changes. The majority of our firm predictions made it in (the Coens, Soderbergh, Farhadi, Sorrentino, Gray,...

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    Exclusive: Go Behind the Scenes of Gucci with James Franco in 'The Director' Trailer

    The latest fashion documentary, "The Director," takes us behind the scenes of not just the world renowned Italian brand Gucci, but of the powerful woman behind it. Produced by busy man James Franco -- who was the face of Gucci a few years back -- and directed by Christina Voros ("Kink"), the film ma...

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    Watch: Emma Watson Is Not Messing Around In New Red Band Trailer For 'This Is The End'

    So April Fools' Day is (thankfully) nearing an end and it looks like Bryan Singer and the folks behind "This Is The End" win the day. The former fooled Variety with a joke tweet about Lady Gaga playing Dazzler in "X-Men: Days Of Future Past," while the latter dropped a joke teaser for "Pineapple Exp...

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    Watch: Red Band Trailer For 'Pineapple Express 2' (aka 'This Is The End')

    Today is April Fool's Day, a holiday marked by lots of unfunny and terrible jokes floating around the internet trying to gotcha people. This isn't one of them. Instead, Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride and their pals have used April 1st to drop the trailer for the highly anticipated "Pineappl...

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    Watch: David Letterman Explains to James Franco Why He Once Kicked Harmony Korine Off His Show

    The tireless James Franco, who has both "Oz the Great and Powerful" and "Spring Breakers" in theaters right now, stopped by the "Late Show with David Letterman" last night to promote the latter film and quiz his host about why its director, Harmony Korine, had reportedly been banned from the show.

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    Weekend Box Office: 'The Croods' Notches Best Animated Opening Since November

    Normally, we’re besieged by animated fare during all months, but not so far in 2013. The only animated film of the year thus far was “Escape From Planet Earth,” a production from The Weinstein Company that was treated like a last minute dump, posting numbers that only counted as a hit compared to th...

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    Seth Rogen To Co-Direct & Star In Assassination Comedy 'The Interview,' James Franco Eyed For Lead Role

    While Hollywood marriages don't last, it seems bromances are forever. Seth Rogen and James Franco, forever hitched since Daniel and Ken walked into our lives in "Freaks & Geeks," have collaborated on a handful of projects including "Pineapple Express," "The Green Hornet," "Knocked Up" and this summe...

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    Watch: James Franco Directs Kenneth Anger As Occult Priest In Music Video, Delivers "No Talking" PSA For Alamo Drafthouse

    If you weren't already aware amidst his scores of other side projects, James Franco has formed a musical side project, entitled Daddy, with his fellow Rhode Island School of Design alumnus Tim O'Keefe. Having only been around a year, they've nonetheless still put out two Motown-inflected EPs -- to t...

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