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James Franco Quits Twitter

4th April 2011

Actor James Franco was forced to shut down his Twitter.com page after upsetting corporate sponsors with his online messages.The 127 Hours star joined the social networking site earlier this year (11) and attracted plenty of...

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Franco It Was Anne Hathaway's Fault

1st April 2011

James Franco has repeatedly denied that he was stoned when he co-hosted the Academy Awards show in February, and in a pretaped interview set to air tonight (Friday) on CBS's Late Show with David Letterman...

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Natalie Portman Loved Dirty Highness Jokes

1st April 2011

Natalie Portman loved the "dirty" jokes she was told on the set of her new film.The 29-year-old actress shot 'Your Highness' with James Franco and Zooey Deschanel in County Antrim and County Down in Northern...

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James Franco Speaks Out About Oscars Criticism

1st April 2011

James Franco has broken his silence about his much-maligned Oscars co-hosting stint, insisting he couldn't match Anne Hathaway's energy levels on the big night.The movie star fled to New York after the Academy Awards and...

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James Franco Becomes University Lecturer

30th March 2011

James Franco is set to become a lecturer at New York University.James Franco, the American actor, writer and artist, is set to teach a class in directing at New York University's Karbar Institute of Film...

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Mcbride & James Franco Saved A Guy's Life While Filming New Movie

30th March 2011

James Franco and his Your Highness co-star Danny Mcbride helped to break up a street fight by throwing eggs at the attackers from an apartment window.The pair was filming on location in Belfast, Ireland, when...

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James Franco To Become A Professor

29th March 2011

Actor James Franco is taking his talents to the head of the class - and becoming a graduate film teacher.The 127 hours star will teach a third year course on directing and adapting poetry into...

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Mila Kunis Joins Oz, The Great And Powerful

28th March 2011

Mila Kunis has signed up for 'Oz, the Great and Powerful'. The 'Black Swan' star will play witch Theodora in the 'Wizard of Oz' prequel, opposite James Franco as the titular wizard.The movie tells the...

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Mila Kunis Joins Cast Of 'Oz' Film

26th March 2011

Mila Kunis is set to join a modern Disney prequel to Frank L. Baum's The Wizard of Oz.Mila Kunis, star of the Oscar-Winning Black Swan, is now attached to the upcoming Disney project 'Oz, the...

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Freida Pinto Lived In Fear Of Failure

25th March 2011

Freida Pinto says she "lived in fear" of not landing another film role after starring in the Oscar winning 'Slumdog Millionaire'.Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who is gaining rave reviews for her performance in the...

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James Franco Apologises For Swipe At Oscars Writer

22nd March 2011

Actor James Franco has made peace with long-time Oscars writer Bruce Vilanch after taking offence to criticism over his stint as a co-host at the Academy Awards last month (Feb11).The Spider-Man star joined forces with...

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Oscar Comedy Writer Vilanch Faults Franco; Franco Faults Back

22nd March 2011

Bruce Vilanch, who has written jokes for the hosts of countless awards shows for 20 years, has criticized James Franco for not taking his role as host of this year's Oscars telecast seriously. In an...

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James Franco Ridicules Bruce Vilanch After Oscars Criticism

22nd March 2011

James Franco has hit back at Bruce Vilanch after the long-time Oscars writer criticised his Academy Awards hosting turn last month (Feb11).The Spider-Man actor teamed up with Anne Hathaway to present the Hollywood ceremony, but...

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Zooey Deschanel Dislikes Pretty Girl Characters

18th March 2011

Zooey Deschanel doesn't like playing "pretty girls". The 31-year-old actress-and-singer- decided she wanted to star in forthcoming picture 'Your Highness' with Natalie Portman and James Franco to get the chance to play someone unusual from...

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Special Effects Wiz Teams With Medical Instructor

15th March 2011

The realistic scene in Danny Boyle's 127 Hours in which James Franco appears to amputate his arm has led to special effects expert Tony Gardner, who created the artificial arm, teaming up with Jane Kleinman,...

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James Franco And Agyness Deyn Dating?

9th March 2011

James Franco has sparked speculation he's dating Agyness Deyn after sharing footage of himself enjoying a drive with the British supermodel.The 127 Hours star was rumoured to be romancing the leggy beauty last year (10)...

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James Franco Films Mum's Play For Documentary

8th March 2011

Movie star James Franco gave the stage adaptation of his mother's book The Metamorphosis: Junior Year a big boost on Monday night (07Mar11) when he showed up to shoot the production as part of his...

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James Franco Drops Out Of While We're Young

7th March 2011

James Franco has pulled out of upcoming drama While We'Re Young due to scheduling conflicts with OZ: The Great And Powerful.The 127 Hours star was due to star as a free-spirited young man who inspires...

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Fascinating Fact 11031

6th March 2011

An Oscars skit, in which co-hosts James Franco and Anne Hathaway revamped Grease as an arthouse movie, was cut from the Academy Awards telecast - because it didn't work amid their quirky show-opening tribute to...

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Academy Agrees Franco And Hathaway Were A Poor Choice

4th March 2011

The selection of James Franco and Anne Hathaway to host this year's Oscars telecast was a mistake, a high-ranking member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has acknowledged. In an interview with...

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James Franco In Spat With Critical Yale Student

3rd March 2011

James Franco has become embroiled in a public spat with a Yale student who criticised his style of 'tweeting'.James Franco, the American actor who garnered negative reviews for his hosting of the Academy Awards on...

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Yale Writer: 'No Feud With Franco'

3rd March 2011

A writer for Yale University's newspaper has shrugged off a perceived feud with James Franco after the actor appeared to lash out at her.The 127 Hours star took aim at the student publication by posting...

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James Franco And Taylor-wood Set For R.e.m. Project

3rd March 2011

Michael Stipe has recruited James Franco and Sam Taylor-wood to create short films to accompany the highly-anticipated new R.E.M. album, Collapse Into Now.Franco and Taylor-Wood have signed up to direct clips inspired by different songs...

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Cate Blanchett Turns Heads With Sci-fi Oscars Dress

2nd March 2011

Cate Blanchett turned heads on the red carpet at Sunday's Academy Awards with an interesting gown that the UK's Metro newspaper described as bordering on "sci-fi".Cate Blanchett, the Australian actress who won the Oscar for...

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Franco Blasts College Newspaper

2nd March 2011

Actor James Franco has posted his first thoughts following his Oscars co-hosting experience, and it's a defiant dig at his college newspaper.The 127 Hours star jetted home to New York immediately after Sunday's (27Feb11) ceremony,...

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James Franco's Rep Hits Back At Oscars Upset Reports

1st March 2011

James Franco's representative has shot down reports the actor fled the Oscars on Sunday night (27Feb11) after falling out with co-host Anne Hathaway and producers during the ceremony.Reports suggest the actors weren't exactly best friends...

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Cate Blanchett Oscars Dress Divides Opinion

1st March 2011

Cate Blanchett's choice of dress at this year's Oscars has divided opinion.Cate Blanchett's Givenchy Haute Couture gown that she wore to Sunday's Academy Awards has come in for both praise and severe criticism by journalists,...

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James Franco Skips Oscar Party After Poor Performance

1st March 2011

James Franco reportedly skipped his own Oscar bash after being slammed for his awards show hosting skills. The '127 Hours' star - who received a critical drubbing for his performance alongside Anne Hathaway at last...

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Anne Hathaway's Oscar Joy

1st March 2011

Anne Hathaway found hosting the Oscars "pure joy from beginning to end". Although her performance with co-host James Franco at last night's (27.02.11) Academy Awards was blasted, the 'Love & Other Drugs'actress revealed she loved...

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The Things They Say 20554

1st March 2011

"I don't know if you know but in addition to hosting the Oscars and being nominated himself, he's also, like, a student at two different universities... I think he's out (at class) now... As soon...

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