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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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  • Lizzy Caplan goes from 'Freaks' to killing Kim Jong Un

     Lizzy Caplan goes from 'Freaks' to killing Kim Jong Un
    In the late '90s, actress Lizzy Caplan met a couple of up-and-coming teenage actors named Seth Rogen and James Franco on the set of a cult, soon-to-be-canceled NBC series called "Freaks and Geeks." Just 15 herself, Caplan had never acted professionally...
  • Quentin Tarantino, Barbara Kruger honored at starry LACMA gala

    Quentin Tarantino, Barbara Kruger honored at starry LACMA gala
    Boy George, Quentin Tarantino, Barbara Kruger, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Scott, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West rubbing elbows in the same room? No, it wasn’t a fever dream. It was the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Art + Film Gala, now in...
  • Quentin Tarantino at LACMA Gala: L.A. Should Be Movie Capital of the World

    The Los Angeles Museum of Modern Art held its fourth annual Art and Film Gala on Saturday evening, with A-list talent and moguls stepping in from the brisk November temps for one of the starriest bashes of the fall. The Gucci-sponsored event, which...
  • Jamie Foxx to Star in Harmony Korine's 'The Trap' (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Spring Breakers" director Harmony Korine, for the first time in his career, has cast an Oscar-winning actor to star in his movie. Sources tell Variety that Jamie Foxx is attached to topline ensemble gangster drama "The Trap." Korine will write and...
  • Filmmaker Werner Herzog on his new box set and more

     Filmmaker Werner Herzog on his new box set and more
    Filmmaker Werner Herzog — German-born, having made films in the Amazon, the Sahara, Wisconsin, Antarctica, all points between and most recently a resident of Los Angeles — belongs to the world, and should be cherished accordingly. An...
  • A sneak peek at new movies during the holidays

    NOV. 5 Interstellar As mankind's time on Earth comes to an end, astronauts travel through a wormhole in search of a new home for humanity. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. Written by Jonathan Nolan and...
  • Broadway's 'Hedwig' Producer to Give London Theater Festival a Lift

    David Binder, the Broadway producer of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," has signed on as an artistic associate of LIFT, the 33-year-old London Intl. Festival of Theater. The producer, who launched the Tony-winning staging of "Hedwig" with Neil Patrick Harris...
  • Seth Rogen's Hilarity for Charity Brings Laughs for a Good Cause

    Seth Rogen and friends dressed in their spiffiest prom attire and laughed for a good cause Friday night at the third annual Hilarity for Charity fundraiser presented by Genworth at the Hollywood Palladium. The event, hosted by Rogen and his wife,...
  • Neil Patrick Harris as Oscar Host: Edgier Than You Think

    Neil Patrick Harris was the perfect choice to host the Oscars -- but maybe not for the obvious reasons. When Variety broke the announcement of the host Wednesday, industry reaction was positive. He's like the Sara Lee of performers: Nobody doesn't like...
  • 'Wild' trailer: Reese Witherspoon blazes a trail toward redemption

    Reese Witherspoon is roughing it on the road less traveled in the first trailer for "Wild," an adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling 2012 memoir about her 1,1000-mile solo hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. "Wild," directed by Jean-Marc Vallee,...
  • Holiday Movies Try to Save the Year's Box Office

    Hollywood will spend the rest of 2014 trying to dig itself out of a very deep box office hole, with ticket sales sputtering behind last year's windfall. The difficulty is that the upcoming holiday season isn't just battling the ghosts of Christmases...