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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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  • A semi-happy ending for 'Once Upon a Time in America'

     A semi-happy ending for 'Once Upon a Time in America'
    Once Upon a Time in America: Extended Director's Cut Warner Bros., $14.97; Blu-ray, $34.99 The long, tortured history of Sergio Leone's 1984 masterpiece reaches a semi-happy end with the release of a new 251-minute, restored version on DVD and Blu-ray...
  • TV Review: AOL's 'Makers'

    "Makers," an AOL-backed initiative to chronicle women's strides in traditionally male-dominated fields, kicks off with a decidedly entertainment-industry flavor, with the first two hours devoted to "Women in Comedy" and "Women in Hollywood." Those broad...
  • 'Humbling,' 'Rosewater' bookend Austin Film Festival

    The 2014 Austin Film Festival will open with the U.S. premiere of Barry Levinson's "The Humbling" on Oct. 23, along with Richard LaGravenese's "The Last 5 Years," an adaptation of the Jason Robert Brown musical. Jon Stewart and Maziar Bahari will...
  • American Blues has 'Side Man' and 'Tavern' casts

    American Blues has 'Side Man' and 'Tavern' casts
    American Blues Theater announced casting for its upcoming productions of “Side Man” and “Yankee Tavern” on Tuesday. Ensemble member Jim Ortlieb, most recently seen on Broadway in Anna D. Shapiro’s production of “Of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Theater Review: 'Speed-the-Plow' Starring Lindsay Lohan

    Nobody ever chose to go to the theater to watch an actor be adequate. Sadly, "adequate" sums up Lindsay Lohan's London stage debut in David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow." The bad news, however, is that she's not the problem. Director Lindsay Posner has badly...
  • Paramount pulls screenings of 'Team America: World Police,' theaters say

    Paramount Pictures has put the kibosh on screenings of its 2004 North Korea-themed comedy "Team America: World Police," according to movie theaters in Cleveland and Atlanta. David Huffman, director of marketing at Cleveland Cinemas, told The Times...
  • Can't Cower Before Tin-Pot Tyrant Kim Jong-Un

    Can't Cower Before Tin-Pot Tyrant Kim Jong-Un
    Kim Jong-un, North Korea's eccentric, tin-pot tyrant, apparently has more power than even he might have envisioned. He has demonstrated, so far, that he can reach beyond the walls of his imprisoned nation to shut down the release of an American movie...
  • U.S. tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack blamed on North Korea

    U.S. tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack blamed on North Korea
    Washington made the woes of cyberattack victim Sony Pictures its own on Thursday as the White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the big Hollywood studio was a matter of national security that would be met by a forceful government...
  • Obama criticizes Sony, warns pace of change will be uncertain for Cuba

    Obama criticizes Sony, warns pace of change will be uncertain for Cuba
    In a wide-ranging news conference Friday, President Obama called it "a mistake" for Sony Pictures not to release "The Interview," predicted that change in Cuba is inevitable and tried to make the case that the U.S. is better off than in the past....