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James Franco's Oscar Campaign Is Serious

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment

Spring break and James Franco's Best Supporting Actor Oscar campaign, forever. With awards season heading into crunch time -- both the Screen Acto...

Shocking James Franco Role Pushed For Oscar

The Huffington Post | Kelsey McQuade | Posted 10.11.2013 | Entertainment

It seems that the "fever dream" that is "Spring Breakers" isn't exactly over yet. With Oscar nominations fast approaching, A24, the movie's distributo...

How James Franco Dealt With His Roast

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.03.2013 | Celebrity

James Franco, renowned actor, artist extraordinaire and all-around eccentric, was not going to take his Comedy Central Roast lying down. Okay, may...

James Franco: Comedy Central Roast Packs Some Punch (VIDEO)

Greg Archer | Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Revelers and roasters hit the Red Carpet for The Comedy Central Roast of James Franco with spunk and fervor recently and their target was clear: To poke fun at the eclectic Oscar nominee/filmmaker/artist/Yale student/teacher/esoteric, creative beast.

Something's Happening To James Franco 'On The Inside'

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 07.22.2013 | Entertainment

CANNES, France — James Franco's filmography is starting to look like a book shelf – and a very respectable one, at that. The 35-year-old ...

James Franco Did WHAT?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.19.2013 | Entertainment

Happy birthday to James Franco, the man who seems to redefine the concept of performance art with each passing day. He's an Oscar-nominated actor, a c...

James Franco's Nutty 'Spring Breakers' May Get Oscar Qualifying Run

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment

Spring break forever, even in December. According to Showbiz 411 guru Roger Friedman, Harmony Korine's "Spring Breakers" may get an end-of-year releas...

Seth Rogan SLAMS Academy, Defends Franco

Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment

Remember the last Oscar fiasco? (No, not that one.) The Great James Franco/ Anne Hathaway Oscar Fiasco of 2011. Remember? The dropped ratings, the Fra...

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...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Calls Out His Nemesis James Franco

Posted 06.06.2011 | Comedy

How do you make James Franco really mad? "Ask him about the Oscars." That's the advice that was given to Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night by James...

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.

James Franco, Oscar Writer's Happy Ending

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Like most classic Hollywood dramas, this Oscar story has a happy ending after all. Following what seemed to be an attack on his hosting performance...

James Franco Fires Back, RIPS Oscar Writer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In a story about Hollywood's biggest night, the plot has just gotten a whole lot thicker. Longtime Oscar writer Bruce Vilanch recently spoke with ...

Oscar Writer Reveals: Was James Franco Stoned During The Show?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Bruce Vilanch writes the Oscar jokes. And he swears that James Franco wasn't a punchline. The longtime Oscar writer spoke with NY Magazine's Vultur...

'127 Hours Of Boredom'

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In what could go down as one of the worst Oscar telecasts in history, a bad and risky idea -- letting two actors host -- played out in spectacularly u...

James Franco Escapes Los Angeles!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Guess he wasn't much in a partying mood. It turns out hosting the Oscars was more than enough fun for one night for James Franco -- though some wou...

James Franco RIPS Ricky Gervais In Award Show Host Rivalry

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Turns out, Ricky Gervais isn't the only award show host in Hollywood who can toss around the insults. In fact, now he's getting a taste of his own med...

WATCH: James Franco, Anne Hathaway To Perform Number From Grease At The Oscars?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Forthcoming Oscar co-host, art world darling, and Twitter enthusiast James Franco recently posted the following video to his Twitter feed sending us i...

Chocolate and James Franco a Sexy Recipe for Oscar Night

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Rosalyn Hoffman

These rich and chocolaty, not too sweet little babies are perfect for gathering around the set with your friends while you dish on costumes, rate the speeches and drool over you-know-who.

Anne Hathaway: I Won't Pull A Ricky Gervais

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Some Oscar hosts make headlines by calling out Hollywood's heavyweights. Anne Hathaway won't be one of them. The first time host, who will be joine...

James Franco Reveals BANNED Oscars Act

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Who said James Franco won't be a funny Oscars host? Franco, who along with Anne Hathaway makes up an unconventional Academy Awards co-hosting team,...

James Franco: I Don't Care If I Host The Worst Oscars Show Ever

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

James Franco knows that he was an unorthodox choice to host the Oscars -- and doesn't care much if he proves the doubters right. Franco, who is co-...

James Franco: '127 Hours' Caused Extreme Physical Pain

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

He may not have lost a limb, but filming "127 Hours" was no walk in the park for James Franco. Speaking at the Oscar Nominee luncheon -- and pullin...

James Franco To Play The Wizard Of Oz?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

You'd be forgiven if you thought James Franco came from some mystical land of wonderment -- and now, he may be headed to the most famous fantasy land ...