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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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    Awesome: James Franco Co-Directed 'Francophrenia' A Movie Made Of Clips From His Appearance On 'General Hospital'

    It's maybe a new year, but some things will never change. James Franco, who has turned his movie career into a parallel art piece, will continue mining his fame in strange, surprising ways in 2012 and he's not wasting any time getting to it.

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    James Franco and Takashi Miike Among Directors With World Premieres in Rotterdam

    The 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam (January 25 - February 5) has released their full Spectrum lineup. Of the 72 features and documentaries, 16 will be world premieres, including new works from Takashi Miike, James Franco and one starring Vincent Gallo. Franco's film, "Franc...

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    James Franco Eyes Cameo As Hugh Hefner In 'Lovelace'; Hank Azaria, Bobby Cannavale, Chris Noth & Robert Patrick Join Cast

    James Franco, who we've come to know and love as an actor who defies expectations, is eying a role as Playboy founder Hugh Hefner (after being initially offered the lead of Chuck Traynor) in "Lovelace," Variety reports.

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    Focus World Will Distribute James Franco's 'The Broken Tower' and Liza Johnson's 'Return'

    Focus World, Focus Features' online digital distributor, has announced its slate for early 2012.

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    Review: 'Eames: The Architect and the Painter'

    Review: 'Eames: The Architect And The Painter' Is As Well Made & Streamlined As A Piece Of Eames Furniture

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