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James Franco plays twins in David Simon’s HBO series set in porn industry

If you have ever thought to yourself, “Man, I loved The Wire, but it would be so cool if a show like that was set in the world of porn,” HBO has some very good news for you. As reported by Variety, the premium cable network has made a full series order for The Deuce, which will take place in the porn industry from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s, as the product became legalized...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

James Franco remaking ‘Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?’ for 20th anniversary

The made-for-TV movie is a lost art form. (Thankfully so, due to the advent of the golden, #TooMuchTV era of excellent programming on the small screen.) But one of the classics has to be Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?, if for no other reason than its title. The movie, which broadcast on NBC in 1996, starred Tori Spelling as a college student whose dreamy boyfriend (Tom Brady look...
Via Bloguin Best
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

James Franco and Bryan Cranston Headline Comedy 'Why Him?'

James Franco and Bryan Cranston star as bitter rivals in the upcoming comedy Why Him? The movie's logline states, "Over the holidays, a Midwestern dad travels with his family to visit
Via Stack
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Saturday Night Live’ undergoes major writing room shake-up

With Saturday Night Live‘s 41st season just around the corner, the show has made major changes to its writing staff. As reported by Entertainment Weekly, SNL will bring on six new writers. Fran Gillespie, Sudi Green, and Will Stephen come via the improv sketch comedy group Upright Citizens Brigade. Paul Masella and Chris Belair join from the Late Show with David Letterman. Standup...
Via Bloguin Best
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Along Came a Spider…

Everybody hates the beginning. It’s necessary, but once you’ve seen it, you’re ready to move on. We’ve seen this in every movie franchise reboot of late from the new Fantastic Four to Superman, the Hulk and Spider-Man, each start over is met with general displeasure by the fans of the franchise who’s opinion is, we already saw this, let’s move on. We already saw them...
Via Burning River Baseball
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Seth Rogen is Throwing James Franco a Bar Mitzvah & You’re Invited

The world’s favorite bros just got even bro-ier – at 37-years-old, James Franco is getting a bar mitzvah thrown by his pal Seth Rogen (and...
Via COED
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ashley Benson: Hottest Photos on the Internet

We may not care about Pretty Little Liars, but we definitely care about Ashley Benson (and her equally hot co-star, Shay Mitchell). Aside from the teen drama, the 25-year-old beauty also made her mark alongside James Franco in Spring Breakers, Bring It On: In It To Win It, and Ravenswood. Check out her hottest photos below and thank all those teeny boppers for keeping that show...
Via COED
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt’s Monday Musings: The Denver Duo’s Disastrous Durability

USA Today Sports For some reason, Comedy Central is roasting Justin bleeping Bieber at the end of the month. Yes, he’s a self-entitled jerk who sings crappy music, but roasts have been (and always should be) for people who have had at least half a lifetime to mess up (See: Sheen, Charlie and Flav, Flavor). Even roasting James Franco seemed way too soon for my taste, but I...
Via Baseball Professor
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Florida Gave James Franco A Personalized Gators’ Football Jersey

The Florida Gators now have a fan in James Franco.  The actor visited Florida on Wednesday, speaking to hundreds of Gators’ students and faculty at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center. Franco, 36, gave a sponsored talk that touched on a number of topics, including his book, Palo Alto, his friendship with Seth Rogen and his most-recent movie, The Interview.  Following his talk...
Via College Spun
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Gators, Seminoles Are Beefing Over James Franco On Twitter

The Gators and Seminoles are beefing over James Franco over Twitter.
Via Gamedayr
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

James Franco Shows Off His Florida Gators Jersey

James Franco shows off his sweet, customized Florida Gators jersey.
Via Gamedayr
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

James Franco Accidentally Threw Up The U in Gator Country

Actor, poet, writer, and “intellectual” James Franco took some time off from his hectic schedule to crash the University of Florida Wednesday night. Per The Gainesville Sun, the university shelled out $85,000 to have Franco come out and do an interview/Q&A with fans hosted by the Accent Speakers Bureau. There he talked about the controversy surrounding The Interview, Seth...
Via Busted Coverage
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

James Franco Gives The Florida Gators Some Love

James Franco gave the Florida Gators some love on Wednesday night, even snapping a giant selfie with the crowd.
Via Gamedayr
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

James Franco Will Star in Kennedy Assassination Miniseries

James Franco will star in a nine-hour sci-fi thriller miniseries centering on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The series will air on Hulu. The drama is based on Stephen
Via Stack
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

James Franco to Headline Steinbeck's 'In Dubious Battle'

Actor/filmmaker James Franco will lead an impressive cast in a big screen adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel, In Dubious Battle. Franco will star in and direct the movie, set
Via Stack
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonah Hill, James Franco Star in Crime Drama 'True Story'

The big screen drama True Story, starring Jonah Hill as disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel, has been added to the lineup of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The
Via Stack
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Okay, Now Hollywood’s Gotten Kim Jong-un Flying Planes Like a Boss

Yeah, we’ve had a lot of fun goofing on The Interview over the end of the year–from digging up the weird Interview party footage to going goofy over the Hot Korean Party Girls of The Interview. But all that’s really done is gotten Kim Jong-un all riled up, and he’s not going to sit around and be insulted. In fact, Kim Jong-un is busy showing the people of North Korea that...
Via COED
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

‘The Interview’ isn’t funny enough to live up to unfair expectations

As The Interview developed into a center of national controversy, the question of whether or not the movie was actually any good almost became incidental. First, the comedy about a plot to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was the supposed reason for hackers attacking Sony Pictures. When national theater chains pulled the movie from their screens in light of terrorist...
Via Bloguin Best
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Sony to release ‘The Interview’ in small number of indie theaters on Christmas

A week after several national cinema chains decided to pull The Interview from their schedules, thus prompting Sony Pictures to cancel the movie’s theatrical release, it appears some people will get to see the Seth Rogen-James Franco comedy on its scheduled Christmas Day release after all. Independent movie theaters and chains had requested to show The Interview in light of national...
Via Bloguin Best
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: President Confuses Joe Flacco and James Franco and says “James Flacco”

Watch: President Confuses Joe Flacco and James Franco and says “James Flacco” Perhaps with NFL on his mind, President Obama, in his speech to the public today mentioned the movie “The Interview” and referred to one of the stars as “James Flacco”. Clearly confusing actor James Franco with NFL player, … The post Watch: President Confuses Joe Flacco and James Franco and...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Presidential fumble: It's Franco, not Flacco

BALTIMORE (AP) Call it a Presidential fumble: Barack Obama mistakenly used the last name of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco when referring to actor James Franco in a speech Friday. Lashing out at Sony Pictures for its decision to halt the release of the movie ''The Interview,'' Obama said, ''It says something interesting about North Korea that they decided to have the state...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

President Obama Sparks Twitter Jokes By Calling James Franco ‘James Flacco’

Barack Obama made one slip of the tongue, and had the Internet bursting with jokes about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. During his end-of-year press conference, Obama addressed Sony’s recent decision to pull the movie “The Interview” from theaters following threats from north Korea. “…I think it says something interesting about North Korea that they decided to...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

‘The Interview’ Joins An Exclusive Club of Canceled Movies

Sony Pictures made the shocking decision this week to cancel the release of The Interview after a group called the “Guardians of Peace” threatened to attack theaters showing the James Franco/Seth Rogan comedy. The Interview was set to be released on Christmas Day nationwide, but now even the on-demand and DVD releases are in jeopardy. Our own Ian Casselberry wrote about the growing...
Via Bloguin Best
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Movies That Need to Be Released In Place of ‘The Interview’

We’re happy to see that the Alamo Drafthouse in Texas is bringing in Team America to replace The Interview–now that the James Franco/Seth Rogen has been officially yanked by Sony over the recent cyberwar on the studio. At least one theater isn’t caving in to pressure from North Korea. But we’re also thinking that this is a good opportunity for some other studios to get out...
Via COED
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lady Gaga Has a Pretty Good Stripper Story for Jimmy Fallon and Tony Bennett

Seth Rogen and James Franco disappeared from the Tonight Show‘s lineup last night, but Jimmy Fallon recovered nicely with guests Paul McCartney and the Christmas duo of Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga. The proper musical guests had a personal connection to us, too. As you’ll see in the video below, Tony Bennett discusses the random encounter with a New York City cabbie that inspired...
Via COED
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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