03/23/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

James Franco To Star In "Howl"

Indie banner Werc Werk Works will produce and fully finance "Howl," starring James Franco, with lensing set to start March 16 in New York City.

"Howl" centers on the obscenity trial over Allen Ginsberg's poem, as well as an animated reimagining of the poem itself.

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