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    James Franco Talks to Indiewire: 'I want to make the movies that nobody else is making.'

    James Franco has self-branded himself as an experimental writer-director with an artistic knack for adapting the great works of the American literary tradition, thanks to his directorial efforts "The Broken Tower," "As I Lay Dying" and "Child of God," all films based on classic novels or works of po...

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    James Franco Talks 'The Broken Tower' and Addresses His Critics

    While waiting in a holding area for James Franco to discuss "The Broken Tower" (currently available on VOD and opening at New York's IFC Center on Friday), I can make out everything Franco's saying to another journalist in the next room, despite a closed door and office chatter around me. Franco's n...

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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 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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    James Franco's Hart Crane Biopic 'The Broken Tower' Picked Up By Focus Features, Heading To TIFF

    With his latest starring vehicle "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" earning unexpected critical acclaim and box office gold, James Franco doesn't look like stopping any time soon. With his in-the-can directorial effort "Sal" confirmed for the Venice Film Festival, the actor-director's biopic on poet ...

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    Updated: James Franco In Talks To Write & Direct 'As I Lay Dying'; Circling 'Blood Meridian'

    Also Wraps Indie Film 'The Broken Tower'So we've been spending the morning in a post-New Year's Eve haze, slowly getting back up and running while we wait for the news cycle to once again kick in. And it has. In a huge way.

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