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James Franco To Star In Jfk Tv Drama

James Franco has been cast to star in the small screen adaptation of Stephen King's novel 11/22/63, which chronicles the assassination of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy.The Oscar nominee will play high school teacher...

James Franco: 'The Interview Furore Made Me Sick'

James Franco fell ill amid the furore over his controversial movie The Interview due to the "pressure" placed on him following the Sony Pictures hacking scandal and the cancellation of the film's cinema release.The actor...

James Franco Lands All-star Cast For New Steinbeck Film

James Franco has landed his biggest directorial coup to date after snagging his Spring Breakers co-star Selena Gomez and heavyweights Vincent D'onofrio, Ed Harris and Robert Duvall for his next project.Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston...

Our Favourite Pictures From The Sundance Film Festival 30th Anniversary [Photos]

The Sundance Film Festival is currently in full swing, having begun on 22nd January, and wrapping up on 1st February. This year, something particularly special is in the air at Salt Lake City, as the...

Franco And Hill Have A True Story To Tell

James Franco has a True Story to tell and he wants to tell it to Jonah Hill. That's the premise of Franco's latest film, based on, ironically, a true story, as he plays one of...

Netflix Confirms 'The Interview' Will Be Available At The Weekend

It’s been quite a turnaround for The Interview in the last month. A little over four weeks ago, the Sony picture had been seemingly consigned to the dustbin following the studio’s cancellation of its release...

Justin Bieber To Be Roasted For Comedy Central

Justin Bieber is going to be the star of his own 'Comedy Central Roast' to mark his 21st birthday.The pop star has been chosen to be the butt of the channel's jokes for a TV...

James Franco Writes Essay Tribute To Lana Del Rey

Hollywood actor James Franco has written an essay in tribute to Lana Del Rey, insisting the singer "isn't made for this Earth".In the letter, which is published in America's V magazine, the Spider-Man star describes...

James Franco Wants Lana Del Rey Movie

James Franco wants to make a movie with Lana Del Rey.The 'This Is The End' actor has penned an essay about his love for the 'Born to Die' singer - who he says ''isn't made...

Netflix Says It Wants To Show 'The Interview'

The revival of The Interview, which so recently seemed to be doomed to the dustbin of movie history, continues unabated. Following the remarkable box office figures returned upon its limited release across the States, streaming...

Amy Poehler Named Hasty Pudding Woman Of The Year

Amy Poehler has been named 2015 Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.The student group are bestowing their prestigious honour onto the 'Parks and Recreation' star because her comedy ''fits so well...

'The Interview' Heading To Cinemas In The UK On February 6

The Interview continues to be one of the surprise success stories of 2015 and will now receive a UK release on February 6. The comedy movie starring Seth Rogen and James Franco looked dead and...

Nick Jonas In Final Talks To Star In Goat

Nick Jonas is in final talks to star in 'Goat'.The 'Kingdom' actor is reportedly set to close a deal with James Franco's Rabbit Bandini Productions and Killer Films to star in the movie adaptation of...

James Franco Adapting Academics' Retreat Project

James Franco has snapped up the rights to turn writers Caleb Powell and David Shields' new book I Think You're Totally Wrong into a new film, starring the authors themselves.Franco has adapted the book, based...

Sony Salvages "The Interview" With Theatrical Expansion And Dish Network Deal

Seth Rogen, James Franco and Co. got one heck of a New Years gift this week, with the expansion of its theatrical release and a new deal with dish for on-demand broadcasting. Besides some really...

'The Interview' Makes $15 Million Online

Sony’s last minute Christmas Eve change of heart seems to have paid off, with its controversial film The Interview taking more than $15 million in online sales and rentals, it has been revealed.In addition to...

Itunes Release Takes Seth Rogen's Controversial "The Interview" To $15 Million

So The Interview has received a fair bit of backlash for turning a complex political conflict into a raging bro fest, but creators Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Dan Sterling are laughing all the way...

The Interview Made Available To Itunes Users In North America

'The Interview' has been made available to iTunes users in North America.The release of the controversial film, which centres on a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, had been delayed amid terrorism threats,...

Seth Rogen And James Franco Live-tweet The Interview

Seth Rogen and James Franco made a screening of The Interview interactive by live-tweeting with fans while watching the controversial film on Sunday (29Dec14).The comedy, about two Americans hired to assassinate North Korean leader Kim...

So Was 'The Interview' Worth It? The Critics Give Their Verdict

After threats, hacks, pulled screenings and even Obama weighing in The Interview, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen opened on Christmas day in 300 theatres, while also becoming available to watch online. The film, which...

'The Interview' Takes Over $1 Million On Christmas Day

Despite the controversial circumstances surroundings its (non) release, The Interview has grossed over $1 million in its first day of release. The last-minute decision might have represented something of a gamble, but Sony Corporation seem...

Seth Rogen Says 'Freedom Has Prevailed'

Seth Rogen thinks ''freedom has prevailed'' after Sony Pictures Entertainment agreed to release 'The Interview'.The 32-year-old actor is overjoyed the studio has decided to distribute the film to a limited number of cinemas in the...

'The Interview' Stars Seth Rogen & James Franco Celebrate As Sony Announces Limited Christmas Day Release

The Interview will be shown in limited cinemas in the US from Christmas Day. Sony Pictures Entertainment has granted the film's release despite threats from hackers directed at cinema goers. Mounting political pressure, including a...

Small Cinemas Offer To Screen The Interview

A group of independent cinemas in the US has offered to screen 'The Interview'.Plans to release the comedy film starring Seth Rogen and James Franco were scrapped last week following terrorism threats relating to the...

Saturday Night Live: Dr. Evil Had Some Wise Words For The Sony Hackers

Soon after Obama put everyone at ease, announcing that the Sony hack was not, in fact, an act of war, another authority on all matters evil and genius spoke on the topic. Dr. Evil everyone,...

Sony Still Plans To Release The Interview

Sony still intends to release 'The Interview'.Plans to show the controversial film - which concerns a meeting with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and stars Seth Rogen and James Franco - in cinemas were...

Sony Still Keen To Release The Interview

Sony is pushing to get 'The Interview' released on a different platform. Plans to release the controversial film - which concerns a meeting with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un - were scrapped following terrorism...

President Obama Mistakenly Calls James Franco 'James Flacco' During Year End News Conference

If you thought things were getting a little too heavy surrounding the now not to be released comedy The Interview, then President Obama has certainly lightened the mood after he fluffed star James Franco’s name...

George Clooney Created Pro Sony Petition But "Nobody Stood Up"

George Clooney's attempt at creating a petition in which members of the film industry could show their support for Sony and determination not to give in to violent threats in the face of freedom of...

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