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    James Franco & Jonah Hill Team Up To Tell A 'True Story' With Producer Brad Pitt

    "Starring Oscar nominee Jonah Hill" That's a bit of marketing play you better start getting used to because with Oscar recognition now under his belt, and having show off his range in both "Cyrus" and the awards season horse "Moneyball," there are going to be plenty...

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    If You Want to See James Franco's "My Own Private River," You'll Need to Hassle New Line Cinema

    James Franco says he's been obsessed with “My Own Private Idaho” since he was a teenager, which led to “My Own Private River,” a remix of Gus Van Sant’s “My Own Private Idaho" that puts a greater emphasis on River Phoenix’s performance and inserts a...

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    Zoe Kazan Replaces Abigail Spencer In Join Joss Whedon-Penned 'In Your Eyes'; 'Cloverfield' Star Michael Stahl-David Also Joins

    Well here's a bit of a switcheroo. It was only a couple of weeks ago that it was reported that Abigail Spencer (best known for her stint on "Mad Men") would be taking the lead in the Joss Whedon-penned "In Your Eyes." But as she's gearing up to make to star in and produce...

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    Rotterdam Review: 'Francophrenia' A Fascinating Doc/Fiction Profile Of James Franco As James Franco

    James Franco's ongoing experimentation with the limits of his own celebrity are like little else popular culture has produced of late. While his hijinks within academia and beyond are well documented (he's working on a Film MFA at NYU and an English PhD from Yale, while being a movie star, reediting...

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    So, James Franco Is Already Filming Cormac McCarthy's 'Child Of God' With Tim Blake Nelson Starring

    If you recall, during TIFF James Franco revealed, that his plans for a Scott Rudin-produced adapatation of "Blood Meridian" were on hold (more on that in a second). He had shot some test footage at the end of 2010 for the film with Mark Pellegrino, Scott Glenn, Dave Franco and Luke Perry but it appe...

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    First Look At James Franco, Heather Graham & Lily Taylor In 'Cherry'

    Among the many academic pursuits, art installations and meta-projects James Franco undertakes at any given moment, it might shock you to know that he also makes movies. You may have forgotten he was in last summer's smash hit "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" or that his latest dir...

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    Ondi Timoner's "Mapplethorpe" Starring James Franco Tops Tribeca Institute's All Access Grants for 2012

    The Tribeca Film Institute has awarded its annual grants of $15,000 to ten films through its Tribeca All Access program, most notably Ondi Timoner's "Mapplethorpe." Timoner, the only filmmaker to twice win Sundance's Grand Jury Prize for Documentary, will make the transition t...

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    James Franco Somehow Finds Ten Minutes In His Schedule To Play Legendary Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe For 'DiG' Director Ondi Timoner

    To say that James Franco is a busy man is like saying that "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" could have used a more charismatic human lead. Franco is a screenwriter, a director, an awards host, a poet, a novelist, a soap star, a perpetual grad student, an artist, an experimental chef, a gla...

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    Watch: Teaser Trailer For James Franco's Hart Crane Biopic 'The Broken Tower'

    Between his acting career, university studies and vast array of other artistic ventures, multi-hyphenate James Franco has made several directorial efforts in recent months, including a film about actor Sal Mineo, an 'SNL' documentary, and the upcoming "Francophrenia" premierin...

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    James Franco Will Teach You How To Pick Up Women In Brian Koppelman & David Levien's 'The Game'

    It turns out not everything James Franco does in 2012 will be some kind of elaborate performance piece. The actor and artist has landed a pretty interesting new film, one that will find him in full command of his skills with the ladies.

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