Poet at heart James Franco has explored the works of writerly talents like Allen Ginsberg in Howl and Anthony Hecht in The Feast of Stephen, to name a few. The actor — who also happens to be a New York University professor — also teaches a class about poetry and film. Now, Franco will be overseeing a poetry-inspired project for NYU grad students that will result… Continue reading James Franco Lines Up Olivia Wilde, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain and More for NYU Grad Student Films
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Steven Spielberg wasn’t totally sold on Andy Serkis’s Oscar campaign for “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” when he spoke to Moviefone late last year. “For the first time, in ‘Tintin,’ [Serkis] got to actually act,” Spielberg said, when asked if Serkis’s motion-capture performances deserved some kind of awards consideration. “He didn’t just have to act with his eyes or his face, the way he… Continue reading James Franco on Andy Serkis's 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Performance: 'What is Needed is Recognition for Him, Now'
On Friday, a ‘Planet of the Apes’ movie will be available at a theater near you. It’s the seventh one, actually, so perhaps you’re excited already? Then again, the last one probably came out before you were born. That is, unless you count the one starring Mark Wahlberg that was released in 2001, but, alas, you don’t count that one because it was awful. This one stars James… Continue reading Does James Franco Lose an Arm During 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'? (And 24 Other Urgent Questions)
James Franco attends the second annual amfAR’s Inspiration Gala on Tuesday (June 14) at The Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
The 33-year-old actor was there to receive the Piaget Award of Inspiration in honor of his advocacy for HIV-AIDS research.
“I’m still a little unsure why I’m being honored, but I’m glad that I’m here and I’m glad… Continue reading James Franco: amfAR’s Inspiration Gala Honoree!