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Is James Franco the New Shia LaBeouf?

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.08.2014 | Entertainment
Jesse Damiani

LaBeouf's recent activities have been typified by uncertainty over whether they are performances or indicative of a real-life implosion. The same questions could be asked of Franco's behavior over the last few months.

Why I'm Still A Fan Of James Franco

Bizzy Emerson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Teen
Bizzy Emerson

When you feel passionately about someone or something, it's only natural to feel that passion reignited by their presence. When I saw James Franco, I was reminded that, for being a celebrity, he is human.

Lauren Duca

So, Is James Franco's Use Of Instagram Innovative Film Promotion Or Just Kind Of Creepy?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

On Thursday, April 3, it appeared as though 35-year-old James Franco had been trying to hook up with a 17-year-old girl via Instagram. The news instan...

James Franco's Newest Film Has Some Odd Timing

Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment

When James Franco's questionable Instagram texts with a 17-year-old girl leaked online last week, many thought it was part of a viral marketing stunt ...

James Franco Allegedly Asks Teenage Girl To Meet Up

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 04.17.2014 | Celebrity

An alleged private conversation between James Franco and a 17-year-old girl visiting New York from Scotland has leaked online, in which the actor appe...

Coppola Granddaughter A Director Too

AP | PATRICIA THOMAS | Posted 11.02.2013 | Entertainment

VENICE, Italy — First-time director Gia Coppola says she is trying to find her own voice as a filmmaker, so she didn't seek much help from eithe...

James Franco Has 'No Desire' To Crowdfund Movie For Personal Gain

Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment

James Franco and Zach Braff starred together as friends in "Oz The Great and Powerful," but the duo have differing views on the recent increase of act...

James Franco Wants Your Money

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- Following crowd-funding campaigns from "Veronica Mars" and Zach Braff, James Franco is trying to raise $500,000 to bankroll a trilogy of m...

James Franco Wants $500,000 Of Your Money

Posted 06.19.2013 | Entertainment

James Franco has waded into the waters of crowdsourcing for his next project, a trio of features based on "Palo Alto," the book of short stories Franc...

Leigh Blickley

Emma Roberts Talks Jennifer Aniston, James Franco And Liam Hemsworth

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Blickley | Posted 12.23.2012 | Celebrity

Emma Roberts has had the chance to work with some A-list actors and actresses, but no one could top Jennifer Aniston -- at least in her mind. Rober...

WATCH: What Do James Franco And Half-Naked Revelers Have In Common?

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

What do James Franco and half-naked revelers have in common? More than you might think: 7 For All Mankind tapped the Palo Alto native to direct a seri...

James Franco Can Teach You A Thing Or Two

Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment

James Franco is kind of a high-low guy. He's in a remake of "Planet of The Apes" with bigwig John Lithgow and earlier this week he announced he's rejo...

James Franco Finally Opens Up About Oscars, Hits Out At Critics

Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment

In a Hollywood filled with seemingly 2D stars, flattened against a wall for public consumption by agents, managers and PR flaks, James Franco stands o...

Academia: James Franco's Best Work of Performance Art

Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.30.2011 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

It's tempting to gloss over everything Franco is doing as a postmodern exercise in performance. But by accepting him into their universities with such gusto, institutions create a mockery of themselves.

GIFT GUIDE: The Best Gifts For Music & Movie Lovers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Starting to panic because you've got so much Christmas shopping left to do? Don't sweat it! We'll do it for you. Well, give you suggestions for the mo...

James Franco's 'Palo Alto' Reviewed

James Franco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the "bad" column are the first two stories, both of which end with hit-and-runs but no material impact. "Chinatown," a tale about an Asian girl who...

James Franco To Option 'The Adderall Diaries'

The New York Observer | Dan Duray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"If it were to be made, the idea is that James would write, direct and star in it," Mr. Elliot told The Observer. "He seems like a pretty busy guy, so...

James Franco Writes Short Stories

EW | Thom Geier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

[E]ven I had to raise an eyebrow when I learned that Scribner would be publishing Franco's first book this October, a story collection named for the 3...