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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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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 >

'The Interview' -- Sony Boots Media from Premiere

'The Interview'
Sony Boots Media from Premiere

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Rogen Tops Franco In Salary Dept.

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Photog Files Police Report For Takedown at Concert

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

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

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

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