Knowledge Identifier: +James_Franco
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1978.
Countries: United States (72%), United Kingdom (6%), Canada (5%)
Linked to: Brooklyn College, University of California, Los Angeles, Yale University, NBC
He graduated from Palo Alto High School in 1996, where he acted in plays
Never Been Kissed - "'Never Been Kissed"' is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew Barrymore's production company, Flower Films, directed by Raja Gosnell and starring Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Leelee Sobieski, Jeremy Jordan, Molly Shannon, Garry Marshall, John C. Reilly, and James Franco in his film debut
He was subsequently cast as the title role in director Mark Rydell's 2001 TV biographical film "James Dean"
Franco achieved worldwide fame and attention in the 2002 superhero film "Spider-Man", when he played Harry Osborn, the son of the villainous Green Goblin and best friend of the title character
Harry Osborn - He has appeared in many adaptations of $ Spider-Man outside of the comic books, including the 2002-2007 film trilogy portrayed by James Franco and will appear in the film reboot series where Dane DeHaan has officially announced to be portraying the character in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"
Jeffrey Ross - Ross is the current New York Friars' Club Roastmaster General, and was a roaster for the last eleven Comedy Central Roasts: Pamela Anderson in 2005, William Shatner in 2006, Flavor Flav in 2007, Bob Saget in 2008, Larry the Cable Guy in 2009, Joan Rivers in 2009, David Hasselhoff in 2010, Donald Trump, Charlie Sheen in 2011, Rosanne Barr in 2012 and James Franco in 2013
Sophia Myles - In 2006, Myles co-starred with actor James Franco in the romantic drama "Tristan and Isolde", playing the role of Isolde
Mila Kunis - In 2007, Kunis participated in a video for the website "Funny or Die" appearing alongside James Franco
In 2008 he appeared in two films by American artist Carter, exhibited at the Yvon Lambert gallery in Paris
Judd Apatow - For the rest of 2008, Apatow produced the comedy films "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" starring Jason Segel and Kristen_Bell; "Step Brothers", which reunites "Talladega Nights" co-stars Will Ferrell and John C._Reilly; and "Pineapple Express" starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, both of whom originally starred on "Freaks and Geeks"
Marina Abramovic - Abramovic maintains a friendship with actor James Franco, who interviewed her for the Wall Street Journal in 2009.
Anne Hathaway (actress) - On November 29, 2010, it was announced that Hathaway and James Franco would host the 83rd Academy *awards
Anne Hathaway - On November 29, 2010, it was announced that Hathaway and James Franco would host the 83rd Academy *awards
Charles Bukowski - In 2011, the actor James Franco publicly stated that he is in the process of making a film adaptation of Bukowski's novel "Ham on Rye
Steve Erickson - In March 2011, "Variety" announced that actor-director James Franco had acquired feature rights to "Zeroville"
Brad Renfro - In 2012, actor and artist James Franco had the word "Brad" tattooed to his right arm in memory of Renfro, the documentation of which was included along with a small mirror emblazoned with the text "Brad Forever" as the 14th Edition of the art periodical, The Thing Quarterly
Brooklyn Nine-Nine - During the 2013 "Comedy Central Roast" of James Franco, Bill_Hader roasted some of the other participants
Seth Rogen - In 2013, Rogen along with screenwriting collaborator Evan Goldberg made their directorial debut with "This is The End", a comedy movie featuring Rogen, Jay Baruchel, James Franco, Jonah_Hill, Craig Robinson, and Danny McBride playing fictional versions of themselves facing a global apocalypse
Emilia Clarke - In May 2013 it was announced that Clarke had joined the feature film "Garden of Last Days" opposite James Franco
Cindy Sherman - In April 2014, actor and artist James Franco exhibited a series of photographs at the Pace Gallery called "New Film Stills", in which Franco restaged twenty-nine images from Sherman's "Untitled Film Stills"
I Am Michael - On April 1, 2014, James Franco was added to the film to play the gay activist Michael Glatze, who renounced his homosexuality
Emilia Clarke - In May 2014, it was announced that she had joined the feature film "Garden of Last Days" along side James Franco, but the movie was scrapped two weeks before production was due to begin
Chuck Palahniuk - On September 11, 2014, the film version of Rant was announced, starring James Franco, with Pamela Romanowsky writing and directing
Seth Rogen - His next directing project with Goldberg is "The Interview" with James Franco and Lizzy Caplan, and scheduled for October 2014
Megan Fox - In October 2014, Fox was cast as the female lead in James Franco's film adaptation of "Zeroville"
Courtney Love - In early May 2015, Love was cast in James Franco's film "The Long Home", based on William Gay's novel of the same name
In 2016, Franco co-produced and starred in "King Cobra", a true story about the rise of gay pornographic actor Brent Corrigan and the murder of Bryan Kocis
He will star in the David Simon-created HBO drama "The Deuce" in 2017
The Room (film) - A film based on the book, directed by James Franco, is scheduled for release on December 1, 2017; both the book and film received widespread acclaim
On January 9, 2018, "The New York Times"' event TimesTalk featuring James Franco, was canceled in response to the actor being accused on social media of alleged sexual misconduct
Vanity Fair (magazine) - In 2018, Vanity Fair received accolades for removing accused sexual abuser James Franco from a cover shoot