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Franco, James

James Franco won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of screen hunk James Dean. He's also earned accolades for his role opposite Robert DeNiro in "City By The Sea" and opposite Tobey Maguire in the blockbuster, "Spider-Man."
  1. "127 Hours"
  2. "Annapolis"
  3. "City By The Sea"
  4. "Date Night"
  5. "Eat Pray Love"
  6. "Flyboys"
  7. "Homefront"
  8. "In the Valley of Elah"
  9. "Milk"
  10. "Nights in Rodanthe"
  11. "Nights in Rodanthe"
  12. "Oz The Great and Powerful"
  13. "Rise of the Apes"
  14. "Sonny"
  15. "Sonny"
  16. "Spider-Man 2"
  17. "Spider-Man 3"
  18. "The Company"
  19. "The Company"
  20. "The Dead Girl"
  21. "This is the End"
  22. "Tristan and Isolde"
  23. "Your Highness"

James Franco on "Oz The Great and Powerful"
(Mar 2013) Check out what James Franco has to say about talking the role of the Wizard in "Oz The Great and Powerful."

James Franco Video
Oscar nominee James Franco (127 Hours) tackles the lead human role of 'Will Rodman,' a scientist searching for the cure to Alzheimer's disease, in "Rise of the Planet of the Apes."

Inside "Your Highness" with James Franco
James Franco and Danny McBride discuss "Your Highness," getting the right tone for the fantasy comedy, improv, action scenes, Natalie Portman, and the fantasy genre.

James Franco Talks About "127 Hours"
James Franco's earning some Oscar buzz for his performance in Fox Searchlight's "127 Hours," the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston who was trapped for five days after a boulder crashed down and pinned his arm. Unable to move and with no water left, Aron had to take extreme action and amputate his arm. Franco stars as Ralston in the Fox Searchlight drama directed by Danny Boyle ("Slumdog Millionaire"), and his performance could lead to his first Oscar nomination.

James Franco on "Rise of the Apes"
(Oct 2010) While out promoting "127 Hours," Franco was - of course - asked about another project he has in the works, the prequel to the "Planet of the Apes" franchise: "Rise of the Apes" (which may not be its final title).

James Franco on "Milk"
(Nov 2008) James Franco grew up in the San Francisco Bay area but wasn't really familiar with the murder of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone at the hands of Supervisor Dan White before taking on a starring role in Gus Van Sant's "Milk."

Exclusive Interview with James Franco
James Franco reunites with his "Freaks and Geeks" co-star Seth Rogen for a little pot-smoking and a little action in the comedy movie "Pineapple Express" from Columbia Pictures.

Behind the Scenes of "Pineapple Express"
James Franco reunites with his "Freaks and Geeks" co-star Seth Rogen on "Pineapple Express."

James Franco Talks "Spider-Man 3"
James Franco on playing Harry Osborn over the course of three movies and getting into the action in "Spider-Man 3."

Interview with James Franco
Nicolas Cage makes his directorial debut with "Sonny." Starring James Franco in the title role, the movie centers around a young man raised in the world of prostitution. Here's what Cage and Franco have to say about the film and its subject matter.

Top 10 Actors of 2010
Normally, gathering a list of the best performances by actors is one of the most difficult Top 10 lists to put together in that there are so many to choose from. However, unlike years past, 2010 didn't have an overabundance of stand-out performances by actors. For the first time in over a decade there were more awards-worthy performances by actresses than actors. Actors in supporting roles also fared better in 2010 than those tackling lead characters in theatrically released films. That said, there were 10 actors who stood out from the pack enough to make this list of the Top 10 Actors of 2010.

Best Supporting Actors - 2008
James Franco made my Best Supporting Actors of 2008 list for his performances in "Milk" and "Pineapple Express."

2011 Spirit Awards
Oscar host James Franco felt some love from the indie community as his performance in "127 Hours" as a mountain climber forced into cutting off his own arm earned him the Best Actor award.

"Oz The Great and Powerful" Gets Underway
(July 2011) Director Sam Raimi's back behind the camera and hard at work with Walt Disney Pictures' "Oz The Great and Powerful," a fantasy adventure film that tells the backstory of the Wizard of Oz (played by James Franco). Filming's just begun at Raleigh Studios in Pontiac, Michigan, a 200,000 square foot sound stage where the entire film will be shot.

Filming Begins on "Cherry"
(May 2011) Oscar host/college student/actor/director/writer/producer James Franco (soon to be seen in "Rise of the Planet of the Apes") will be playing a cocaine-addicted lawyer in "Cherry," set to start shooting in June. Enderby Entertainment announced filming will take place in San Francisco, with author Stephen Elliot ("Adderall Diaries") making his directorial debut with this indie drama.

James Franco Nabs Master of Ceremony Duties
(Nov 2010) Could it be that for the first time in the history of the Academy Awards both hosts of the show are also up for Oscars? It's possible as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences just announced James Franco and Anne Hathaway will be serving as co-hosts of the 83rd Academy Awards to be held February 27, 2011.

James Franco to Star in and Direct Serial Killer Film
(Jan 2011) Page Six is reporting screenwriter Nicolas Constantine and Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell have obtained the rights to "The Night Stalker," a biography of serial killer Richard Ramirez written by Phillip Carlo, and are making plans to bring it to the big screen. Co-producers Constantine and Cornell have apparently picked James Franco ("127 Hours") to star in and direct the feature film version of Ramirez' twisted life.

"Annapolis" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from "Annapolis" starring James Franco, Jordana Brewster and Tyrese Gibson.

"City By The Sea" Production Photos
Gallery of publicity stills featuring Robert DeNiro, James Franco, Frances McDormand, Anson Mount and Eliza Dushku.

"The Dead Girl" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from "The Dead Girl" featuring pics of Brittany Murphy, Toni Collette, Kerry Washington, James Franco, Rose Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden and Giovanni Ribisi.

"Eat Pray Love" Photos
Gallery of photos from the dramatic movie "Eat Pray Love" starring Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, and James Franco.

"Flyboys" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the movie "Flyboys" featuring James Franco, Martin Henderson, David Ellison and Jennifer Decker.

"Rise of the Planet of the Apes" Photos
Gallery of photos from the dramatic film "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" starring James Franco, Freida Pinto, and Andy Serkis as Caesar.

"The Great Raid" Photos
Gallery of photos from John Dahl's movie, "The Great Raid," featuring James Franco, Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, Connie Nielsen, Cesar Montano, James Carpinello, Mark Consuelos, and Martin Csokas.

"In the Valley of Elah" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the Hollywood Premiere of the Warner Independent Pictures movie "In the Valley of Elah" featuring Charlize Theron, Paul Haggis, Clint Eastwood, Josh Brolin, James Franco, Jack McLaughlin, Frances Fisher, Stuart Townsend, Diane Lane, and Wes Chatham.

"Knocked Up" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from premiere of "Knocked Up" featuring pics of Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul Rudd, Jonah Hill, Leslie Mann, Jason Segel, Jay Baruchel, Martin Starr, James Franco, Alan Tudyk, Bill Hader, Charlyne Yi, Joanna Kerns, Josh Kelley, Judd Apatow, Ken Jeong, Ryan Seacrest, Romano Malco, Ben Stiller, and Stormy Daniels.

"Milk" Photos
Gallery of photos from the movie "Milk" starring Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch, James Franco, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna, and Alison Pill.

"Pineapple Express" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the Columbia Pictures movie, "Pineapple Express," starring Seth Rogen and James Franco.

"Pineapple Express" Premiere Photos
Gallery of photos from the premiere of the Columbia Pictures movie "Pineapple Express" featuring Seth Rogen, James Franco, Amber Heard, Judd Apatow, David Gordon Green, Danny McBride, Daniel Craig, Emile Hirsch, Channing Tatum, Jim Carrey, Jenna Dewan, Kanye West, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Elizabeth Banks, Alicia Silverstone, Amanda Peet, Jonah Hill, Leslie Mann, and Jennie Garth.

"Sonny" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from "Sonny," featuring James Franco, Mena Suvari and Brenda Blethyn.

"Spider-Man" Publicity Stills
Collection of photos from the Columbia Pictures film, featuring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, James Franco, Willem Dafoe and director, Sam Raimi.

"Spider-Man 2" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from "Spider-Man 2," featuring Tobey Maguire, James Franco, Kirsten Dunst and Alfred Molina.

"Spider-Man 3" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from "Spider-Man 3" starring Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace, Thomas Haden Church, James Franco and Bryce Dallas Howard.

"Tristan and Isolde" Photo Gallery
Gallery of photos from the 20th Century Fox movie "Tristan and Isolde," starring James Franco and Sophia Myles.

"Your Highness" Photos
Gallery of photos from the comedy "Your Highness" starring James Franco, Natalie Portman, Zooey Deschanel, Justin Theroux, and Danny McBride.

Movie Review - "City By The Sea"
Robert DeNiro and Frances McDormand may star in this film but it's really James Franco's movie. Here's my take on the family relationship drama, "City By The Sea."

"Nights in Rodanthe" Movie News
(May 2007) James Franco joins Diane Lane and Richard Gere for the romantic drama "Nights in Rodanthe," based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.

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