), his ex-girlfriend Ahna O’Reilly, and “Prometheus” co-star Logan Marshall-Green all on board along side former Franco-collaborators Tim Blake Nelson and Jim Parrack, both of whom worked with him on “Child Of God.” No word yet on what roles each actor will take, but more details are on the horizon with Roger Friedman adding that there’ll be “more names to be added shortly.” We guess this leaves the door open for names like Michael Shannon, Paul Dano, Richard Jenkins and Joaquin Phoenix who were name-dropped by Franco as potential stars, but we certainly won’t be holding our breath — Dano recently told us that he had spoken with Franco about working together but wasn’t specific about the Faulkner adaptation, while Shannon said he was anticipating Franco’s call but conceded that there was a chance he’d be busy when it finally came through.
Franco, who is also taking up a supporting role in his film, is being backed here by Avi Lerner and his Millenium Films shingle.
A month later the hackers sent an email demanding that The Interview never see the light of day.
Cinema chains then refused to show the film after the hackers threatened a terrorist attack.
In all of the destruction there was a silver lining for Franco.
Whether you love to hate them or hate to love them, there’s something undeniably mesmerizing about James Franco and Jared Leto, two successful Hollywood leading men who sort of have no business being where they are at this point. It’s also responsible for launching the careers of several beloved actors, most notably Jason Segel, Seth Rogen, and, yes, a young James Franco.
Sony refused to pull the film, although the chief executive of Sony in Tokyo, Kazuo Hirai, argued for some cuts to be made.
When the trailer for The Interview, about a plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un was released, North Korea issued a statement that releasing the film would be a “war action”.
I was in the, like, top AP calculus class when I was a junior. I think I get a lot from my dad, because he worked in Silicon Valley, but he always had these side projects.
He would do math problems that would take years to figure out.
26-Sep-2011 heart attack)Mother: Betsy Verne (poet, author, editor, b.
James Franco can't be captured in one title: he's an actor, director, writer, film professor, novelist, artist, painter and all-around eccentric—and even that's an understatement.