In a rare turn of events, James Franco is not going to star in or direct a film. That film: The Garden of Last Days, the Andre Dubus III adaptation he signed on to helm and cast himself in April. Production was scheduled to begin in just a couple weeks, but Franco reportedly pulled out of the film yesterday after already spending $500,000 of his $3 million budget. Deadline says the issue had to do with Franco demanding a young crew that couldn't get the approval of Millennium and their bond stooges. Unfortunately for Franco, he can't get everything he wants. Only looks, money, fame, and a vast and always-busy career that defies easy categorization. Probably got to keep that sweet grill from Spring Breakers, too.
The ever-busy, ever-Franco-centric James Franco has found his next James Franco film to direct James Franco in. Deadline reports he'll direct and take a lead role in The Garden of Last Days, a Hanna Weg-scripted adaptation of Andre Dubus III's 2009 follow-up to The House of San... / Continue →
Briefly turning his gaze outward onto the unwashed, un-Franco masses, James Franco is looking to the internet to support his next film venture and help him not have to dip too far into the Oz "fun money."... / Continue →
James Franco, strangely intrigued by Gucci ever since they made James Franco their face, has decided to dive deeper into the Gucci pool he sensually emerged from in 2008 with a feature-length documentary on the brand.... / Continue →