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    James Franco To Direct & Star In Serial Killer Tale 'The Night Stalker'

    Also Working On Comic Quasi-Documentary With Dave FrancoAnother week, another few projects lined up for James Franco and his burgeoning career as an actor, writer and director.

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    James Franco Talks Potential Adaptations Of 'As I Lay Dying' And 'Blood Meridian'

    Actor Went To Scott Rudin With Test Sequence Of 'Meridian' Starring Mark Pellegrino, Scott Glenn, Luke Perry & Brother DaveAnother turn in the tale of James Franco's very ambitious directorial hopes. After a story broke yesterday revealing the actor's plans to adapt two classic novels -- William Fa...

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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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    Cate Blanchett In, Greta Gerwig Out For Noah Baumbach's 'While We're Young'

    Filming Begins Next SummerWhile we'll always long for the never-made version of "Greenberg" with Mark Ruffalo and Amy Adams, the fact that Ben Stillerand Noah Baumbach are now total besties means that financing probably comes much, much easier for the indie auteur, and if that means he gets more films greenlit, then who are we to complain? It was with much excitement that reports broke earlier in the month that Baumbach was quickly gearing up another film, "While We're Young," a relationship film (shock!) with Ben Stiller and James Franco set to star, and with offers out to both Cate Blanchett and Greta Gerwig. And while we love both actresse...

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    Watch: Trailer For 'Your Highness' Promises Big Laughs, Bigger Special Effects

    David Gordon Green isn't fucking around. A new trailer for his upcoming medieval stoner comedy "Your Highness" has arrived and while it's just as funny (though not as raunchy) as the red-band spot that hit last month, it definitely gives us a look at more of the whizz-bang digital effects that look ...

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    Oscarbation: The AFI, NYFCO, Boston And Los Angeles Critics Freak For 'The Social Network'

    Sending a signal to Oscar prognosticators, the fake-intellectuals who mock "Iron Man" and masturbate to "The King's Speech," a phalanx of critics organizations revealed their top honors this weekend, drawing a line in the sand. Their message? "The Social Network" is on one side of that line, and all...

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    James Franco Eyes Writing & Directing Sal Mineo Biopic (Obviously)

    James Franco Also Returns As Franco On 'General Hospital' Following The OscarsJames Franco has already portrayed James Dean in the appropriately titled television movie "James Dean" (see the awesome trailer below) so why not make a biopic about his onscreen pal Sal Mineo ("Rebel Without A Cause," "G...

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    James Franco, Alan Cumming, Catherine Keener & Claire Danes Star In Currently-Filming 'Maladies'

    Project Is Payoff To Franco's 'General Hospital' RoleJames Franco's had a pretty good 2010, but his 2011 is likely to be even better. The polymath will kick things off by not only co-hosting the Academy Awards with Anne Hathaway, but also with a near certain-nomination at the awards for his stunning...

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    Noah Baumbach Readies 'While We're Young' With Ben Stiller & James Franco

    Offers Out To Greta Gerwig & Cate BlanchettIt seems Noah Baumbach and Ben Stiller are new BFFs. Of course, they teamed on "Greenberg" which hit theaters this spring and for a while, they were both tentatively attached to the family film "Mr. Popper's Penguins" until they both dropped off (the projec...

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    "Looks Like" James Franco & Anne Hathaway Will Host The Oscars (Unless They Don't)

    Update: So this one is now official. Insert joke about Oscar ceremony being 127 hours long here.

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