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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 & Zachary Quinto -- Locking Lips And Checking Packages

James Franco & Zachary Quinto
Locking Lips And Checking Packages

James Franco is teasing the Sundance premiere of his new film by teasing co-stars Zachary Quinto and Charlie Carver in a steamy hot shirtless pic of them sucking face and going at it.If you… READ MORE >

'The Godfather' -- Cool NYE Reunion ... Plus James Franco? (PHOTO)

'The Godfather'
Cool NYE Reunion ... Plus James Franco?

Three major pieces of "The Godfather" -- Francis Ford Coppola, James Caan and Robert Duvall -- reunited on New Year's Eve for an epic selfie ... and somehow James Franco was a part of it.It was… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago
Sony Pictures Caves to More Hacker Demands ... Wipes 'Interview' From Social Media

Sony Pictures
Caves to More Hacker Demands Wipes 'Interview' From Social Media

Looks like the "Guardians of Peace" scored another victory ... Sony quietly gave in to another hacker demand by wiping almost all traces of "The Interview" from its social media pages.… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
Sony Hacking Scandal -- N Korea:  If You Don't Believe We're Innocent ... We'll Get You Again

Sony Hacking Scandal
N Korea: If You Don't Believe We're Innocent We'll Get You Again

North Korean officials should bottle their gall and sell it ... because they now say the can prove they're clean in the Sony hacking scandal, and if we don't believe them there will be "serious… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
NFL Star Joe Flacco -- Jabs President Over Name Screw Up... 'It's Franco, not Flacco!'

Joe Flacco
Jabs Prez Over Name Screw Up ... 'It's Franco, not Flacco!'

Listen up, President Obama ... Joe Flacco wants to make sure you know he's never been in "127 Hours" or "Spring Breakers" ... and he's definitely not the co-star of "The Interview."POTUS made a… READ MORE >

- 73 days ago
'The Interview' -- Hackers Make New Demands of Sony Pictures

'The Interview'
Hackers Make New Demands On Sony Pictures

The Sony hackers are not satisfied -- they've unleashed a new threat ... trying to ensure "The Interview" NEVER gets released in any format.Several top level execs at Sony Pictures got the new… READ MORE >

- 73 days ago
James Franco -- Rolls Out Beefy New Protection ... Just In Case (PHOTO)

James Franco
Rolls Out Beefy New Protection ... Just in Case

With the Sony hackers now threatening violence -- James Franco is applying the old theory go big or go home ... when it comes to the security guard tailing him around NYC. Franco was… READ MORE >

- 75 days ago
'The Interview' -- NYC Premiere Cancelled

'The Interview'
NYC Premiere Cancelled

On the same day the Sony hackers made a 9/11 scale threat against theaters showing "The Interview" -- the New York premiere of Seth Rogen and James Franco's movie has been scrapped.A rep… READ MORE >

- 75 days ago
'The Interview' 9/11-Style Threat ... Not Credible ... So Far

'The Interview'
9/11-Style Threat Not Credible ... So Far

The latest threat by Sony hackers -- warning a 9/11-type attack at movie theaters that play "The Interview" -- is not credible, at least on available intelligence ... this according to The U.S.… READ MORE >

- 76 days ago
'The Interview' -- Sony Boots Media from Premiere

'The Interview'
Sony Boots Media from Premiere

Score one for the hackers -- Sony Pictures is shutting down all interviews with Seth Rogen and James Franco at the Hollywood premiere of "The Interview" ... in the wake of repeated cyber… READ MORE >

- 81 days ago

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