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James Franco

James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, author, comedian, artist, producer, screenwriter, editor, poet, musician, and occasional director. His first prominent role was a lead part on the short-lived cult hit television program Freaks and Geeks; he later achieved recognition for playing the titular character in the TV biographical film James Dean (2001), for which he was awarded a Golden Globe Award. He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Harry Osborn in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy. Franco has won or been nominated for a number of awards. He has done both dramatic and comedic work in projects and has appeared in an eclectic range of films since the 2000s, ranging from period to contemporary pieces, and from major Hollywood productions to less publicized indie films, as well as fantasy films to biopics and soap operas. Other notable films include Pineapple Express, a 2008 stoner comedy that earned him his second Golden Globes nomination; the 2008 Harvey Milk-biopic Milk; and Danny Boyle's 2010 drama film 127 Hours, about real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston's struggle to free his hand from a boulder. His performance in 127 Hours earned him

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James Franco -- Takes It All Off for Movie Role

James Franco
Takes It All Off For Movie Role

It's a damn sad day for fans of beautiful men with beautiful heads of hair -- because James Franco HAS GONE BALD!!! Relax, he just shaved his head for a movie role. Then again ... no one… READ MORE >

James Franco -- So Fresh and So Clean Clean

James Franco
So Fresh and So Clean Clean

James Franco showed off a freshly-shaved head, a fake mustache and a head tattoo while shooting a documentary in Venice, Italy.Franco's fresh dome is for an upcoming movie -- and ... no, it's not… READ MORE >

- 12 days ago
Seth Rogen and James Franco -- N. Korea Complains to UN ... Movie is an Act of War

Seth Rogen and James Franco
N. Korea Complains to UN Movie is an Act of War

The North Korean government is pleading with the United Nations to help block the release of Seth Rogen and James Franco's new movie "The Interview" ... calling the flick an act of war. Ja Song… READ MORE >

- 68 days ago
James Franco -- I'm NOT A Movie Thief!

James Franco
I'm NOT A Movie Thief!

James Franco is going after a guy who claims the actor stole his idea for the actor's new movie, claiming the idea for the flick was hatched in his brain alone.Short story ... Franco has a… READ MORE >

- 75 days ago
Seth Rogen and James Franco -- Blasted for New Kim-Jong Un Assassination Movie

Seth Rogen and James Franco
Blasted for New Kim Jong-un Assassination Flick

The North Korean regime is blasting Seth Rogen and James Franco's new flick featuring an assassination attempt on Kim Jong-un. Kim Myong-chol -- the unofficial spokesperson for the regime in… READ MORE >

- 88 days ago
'Spring Breakers' Investor Sues Producers ... Wild Bikini Flick Stiffed Me

'Spring Breakers'
Investor Sues Producers ... Wild Bikini Flick Stiffed Me

Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashley Benson parading around in bikinis did absolutely NOTHING for one man ... who claims he got swindled big-time by producers of the movie "Spring… READ MORE >

- 133 days ago
James Franco's Ex-Manager -- Sued for 8 Years of Stealing and Skimming Franco's Millions

James Franco's Ex-Manager
Sued for 8 Years of Stealing & Skimming Franco's Millions

James Franco's former manager was robbing the actor blind for nearly a decade by skimming commissions and running up huge tabs on Franco's credit card ... this according to a lawsuit filed by the… READ MORE >

- 152 days ago
James Franco and Seth Rogen -- We're More Vogue than Kim and Kanye

James Franco & Seth Rogen
We're More Vogue Than Kim and Kanye

James Franco and Seth Rogen have improved the Vogue cover with Kim Kardashian and Kanye West ... although they missed one slight detail.Rogen tweeted the cover -- we're guessing it's photoshopped… READ MORE >

- 179 days ago
Kim Kardashian -- Big Fan of Seth Rogen's 'Bound 2' Parody ... We Think

Kim Kardashian
Big Fan of Rogen's 'Bound 2' Spoof ... We Think

Kim Kardashian said she thought Seth Rogen and James Franco's "Bound 2" spoof was funny -- but we still can't tell if she actually liked it.You try interpreting a chick who rarely says more… READ MORE >

- 294 days ago
Kim Kardashian -- I LOOOOOVED Being Mocked By Seth Rogen

Kim Kardashian
I LOOOOOVED Being Mocked By Seth Rogen

Kim Kardashian ain't mad at Seth Rogen's topless attempt to imitate her in his "Bound 2" spoof with James Franco -- in fact, Kim says she thinks it's hilarious. Kim made the comments while she… READ MORE >

- 295 days ago

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