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James Franco

James Franco
James Franco is a member of the Judd Apatow gang, getting his start in "Freaks and Geeks," doing a cameo in "Knocked Up" and co-starring in "Pineapple Express." In between, Franco has made his mark as son of the Green Goblin in the "Spider-Man" films. In addition to action and comedy, Franco has also tackled dramatic roles, most notably James Dean in a TV biopic, which earned him a Golden Globe. He's also starred as Sean Penn's lover in "Milk," as a Naval Academy plebe in "Annapolis" and a romantic hero in "Tristan + Isolde." Franco also exercises his comedy chops on Funnyordie.com.
James Franco is a member of the Judd Apatow gang, getting his start in "Freaks and Geeks," doing a cameo in "Knocked Up" and co-starring in "Pineapple Express." In between, Franco has made his mark as son of the Green Goblin in the "Spider-Man" films. In addition to action and comedy, Franco has also tackled dramatic roles, most notably James Dean in a TV biopic, which earned him a Golden Globe. He's also starred as Sean Penn's lover in "Milk," as a Naval Academy plebe in "Annapolis" and a romantic hero in "Tristan + Isolde." Franco also exercises his comedy chops on Funnyordie.com. « Show less

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  • Steppenwolf Theatre names Anna D. Shapiro as next artistic director

    Steppenwolf Theatre names Anna D. Shapiro as next artistic director
    Anna D. Shapiro, the Tony Award-winning director of "August: Osage County," has been named the new artistic director of the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago, the company announced Thursday. Shapiro will assume the job in the fall of 2015, succeeding...
  • A look at this month's upcoming movies

    December can be a delightful month for movie lovers, because it often brings the best of both worlds — mainstream blockbuster hits that will pack multiplexes, and smaller films with outstanding performances that are arriving in time for Academy...
  • At Steppenwolf, Shapiro takes over from Martha Lavey

    At Steppenwolf, Shapiro takes over from Martha Lavey
    Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced at a press conference Thursday morning details of a planned, major physical expansion project, as well as an artistic and management succession. The former announcement was widely anticipated, delayed in the coming...
  • Sony hack: Sony CEO ordered 'The Interview' toned down, Rogen objected: emails

    Sony hack: Sony CEO ordered 'The Interview' toned down, Rogen objected: emails
    Sony Corp. Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai ordered the film "The Interview" to be toned down after Pyongyang denounced it for depicting the assassination of North Korea's leader, according to emails apparently stolen from Sony's Hollywood studio. The...
  • Sony Pictures returning to normal after crippling computer attack

    Sony Pictures returning to normal after crippling computer attack
    Life is slowly returning to normal for Sony Pictures Entertainment after a computer attack that crippled the studio early last week. Some computer systems crucial to Sony's business operations were finally back online, while employee email access was...
  • Sony movies leak online as computer systems remain dark

    Sony movies leak online as computer systems remain dark
    If Sony Pictures employees return to work Monday after the Thanksgiving weekend without computer or email access, it will mark the beginning of the second week of blackout for the Culver City movie studio after a widespread hack.   And Sony's...
  • Round Table: Four self-possessed voices from Young Hollywood

    Round Table: Four self-possessed voices from Young Hollywood
    Steaming bowls of pasta, a taco bar, jars overflowing with M&Ms and jelly beans — that's what Jena Malone remembers about being on a movie set as a kid. The food. "I grew up like without any sort of fancy food. So I literally stuffed myself silly,...
  • Steve Carell to be honored by Santa Barbara film festival

    Steve Carell to be honored by Santa Barbara film festival
    The Santa Barbara International Film Festival named Steve Carell the recipient of its 2015 outstanding performer of the year award for his turn as John du Pont in "Foxcatcher." The Bennett Miller-directed film is based on the true story of an heir to...
  • North Korea surfaces in Sony investigators' probe into hack

    Cyber investigators looking for the culprits of a devastating hack into Sony Pictures Entertainment have found some links to North Korea — hacking tools similar to those used by that country in previous attacks on South Korea. A person familiar...
  • Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg like that Kim Jong Un doesn't get the joke

    Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg like that Kim Jong Un doesn't get the joke
    Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's office on the Sony Pictures lot is a lot like you might imagine it to be. A glass marijuana pipe sits on the desk beside Rogen's computer along with an ashtray filled with the butts of half a dozen joints. An arsenal of Nerf...
  • Weekend preview: Indie films and indie girls

    Weekend preview: Indie films and indie girls
    Movies create communities, from the fresh-faced mob bonding over a free screening of Disney’s “Frozen” in Hollywood on Friday, to the only slightly less frisky crowd headed to “Life Partners” in Fort Lauderdale and the...