• James Franco Tackles A Hollywood Story 'Unlike Any Other' In 'Disaster Artist'

    9 monthes ago - By NPR


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  • Judd Apatow on Playing a ‘Generic A-hole Producer' in James Franco's ‘The Disaster Artist'

    Judd Apatow on Playing a ‘Generic A-hole Producer' in James Franco's ‘The Disaster Artist'

    9 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Judd Apatow didn't realize he was playing a version of himself when he signed on to a cameo role in “The Disaster Artist.”
    TheWrap caught up with Apatow about his upcoming Netflix stand-up special , out December 12, and asked Apatow about his experience playing a caricature role.
    “I was laughing with James Franco because when he asked me to do ‘The Disaster Artist,' he said I would play an asshole producer,” the comedian told TheWrap. “So , you see me, I'm dining with a very young woman and it all seems pretty awful and then I'm very mean to Tommy.”
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  • ‘SNL' Promo: Skating James Franco Hits The 30 Rock Ice - Hard

    9 monthes ago - By Deadline

    James Franco - actor, director, novelist, student of many schools - can't do everything, as this new promo for NBC's Saturday Night Live makes very clear. In it, we see the ever-cool Franco, who is set to host SNL this weekend, with musical guest SZA, enter the famed skating rink at the base of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
    With Olympics-like music playing, Franco straps on some blue skates, nods at the camera, and then gets schooled on his ice skills by a...
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  • Do You Need to See ‘The Room' Before Watching ‘The Disaster Artist?': James Franco, Ari Graynor Weigh In

    9 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Do you need to see 2003's “The Room” before watching “The Disaster Artist” when it goes wide this weekend? Stars James Franco and Ari Graynor say, not necessarily.
    “No, they don't have to see ‘The Room,'” Franco, who plays Tommy Wiseau in the film, told TheWrap. “This is a movie about friendship so everyone can understand it.”
    Graynor - who in “The Disaster Artist” plays Lisa, the actress playing Wiseau's fiancee in “The Room” - agreed: “I don't think you need to. ‘The Disaster Artist' operates on two levels: if you've seen ‘The Room,' it's a love letter to the film and a scavenger hunt...
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