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Franco Trapped By Mini-fridge In Tv Show Skit

26th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO showed off the comedy skills he hopes will win over Oscars viewers during a skit on America's THE DAILY SHOW on Tuesday night (25Jan11).The actor pretended to be trapped by a mini-refrigerator in...

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John Travolta To Play Mafia Boss John Gotti?

26th January 2011

John Travolta is set to play former mafia boss John Gotti in a new movie. The 56-year-old actor - who recently welcomed a new baby son, Benjamin Jett with his wife Kelly Preston - has...

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Dano Signs On For Franco Film

26th January 2011

THERE WILL BE BLOOD star PAUL DANO has joined MICHAEL SHANNON among the stars of JAMES FRANCO's directorial debut AS I LAY DYING.Joaquin Phoenix and Richard Jenkins are also in talks to join the cast,...

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Travolta & Franco To Play Gottis?

26th January 2011

JOHN TRAVOLTA and JAMES FRANCO are in talks to play father and son in a new film about America's notorious crime family the GOTTIs.Producer Marty Ingels, who was spotted dining with Travolta in California on...

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Fascinating Fact 10735

25th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO will be the first Oscar nominee to host the show in 24 years. The 127 Hours star is among the Best Actor hopefuls as he prepares to co-host the ceremony with Anne Hathaway...

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James Franco To Direct As I Lay Dying

25th January 2011

James Franco is to direct 'As I Lay Dying'.The actor - who is to host next month's Oscars, where he has been nominated for Best Actor for his role in '127 Hours' - will helm...

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Colin Firth Celebrates Oscar Nod With Champagne

25th January 2011

Colin Firth celebrated his Best Actor Oscar nomination with some early morning champagne.The 50-year-old star - who is favourite to win the prestigious award at next month's ceremony for his portrayal of stuttering British monarch...

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The King's Speech Leads Oscar Nods

25th January 2011

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bowed and curtsied to The King's Speech today (Tuesday) as they bestowed 12 Oscar nominations on the movie, including best film, best director (Tom Hooper),...

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James Franco To Play Linda Lovelace's Husband?

25th January 2011

James Franco is in talks to play opposite Kate Hudson in a Linda Lovelace biopic.The 32-year-old actor - who earlier today (25.01.11) was announced as a contender for the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal...

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The Things They Say 19983

25th January 2011

"All I'm allowed to say is I'm singing and dancing! One of the producers at the Oscars saw a YouTube clip of me singing... And the producer was like, 'Maybe James would be willing to...

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Franco Made Sex Tape As A Teen

25th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO gained a newfound respect for professional porn stars after he tried and failed to make his own saucy sex tape at the age of 19.The Spider-Man star admits he filmed his raunchy bedroom...

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Student Franco Refusing To Skip Class To Hear Oscar Nominations

25th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO will have to wait and see if he's nominated for an Academy Award when the shortlist is revealed on Tuesday morning (25Jan11) - because he's refusing to skip a class at Yale University...

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James Franco Made Sex Tape At 19

24th January 2011

James Franco made his own sex tape when he was 19.The '127 Hours' actor - who is to host this year's Oscars ceremony alongside Anne Hathaway - says appearing in a raunchy home movie made...

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Jesse Eisenberg To Follow Robert De Niro As Saturday Night Live Host

24th January 2011

JESSE EISENBERG, the 27-year-old American actor whose performance in 'The Social Network' has been critically acclaimed, is set to host SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE on 29th January 2011, reports OnTheRedCarpet.com. The show will be Eisenberg's first...

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Franco Dresses Up As A Blonde For Three's Company Tribute

23rd January 2011

JAMES FRANCO gave Oscars producers a taste of his hosting skills when he donned a blonde Marilyn Monroe wig to front a tribute to 1970s sitcom THREE'S COMPANY at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah.The...

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James Franco To Star In The Iceman

21st January 2011

James Franco will star in 'The Iceman', it was confirmed today (21.01.11). The '127 Hours' actor will play the role of assassin Mr. Softee who acts as a mentor to the main character Richard Kuklinski...

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Fascinating Fact 10705

21st January 2011

JAMES FRANCO is hosting a tribute to beloved U.S. sitcom THREE'S COMPANY at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah on Friday (21Jan11).

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Franco To Play Night Stalker Serial Killer

17th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO has signed on to portray serial killer RICHARD RAMIREZ in a new film which will also mark his major motion picture directorial debut.According to the New York Post, Franco will direct and star...

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Franco Honoured For Charity Work

17th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO was honoured for his tireless charity work at a glitzy ceremony in Los Angeles on Saturday (15Jan11).The actor has been a long-time supporter of The Art of Elysium, an organisation which helps celebrities...

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James Franco Saved By Kirsten Dunst's Charity Advice

17th January 2011

James Franco credits Kirsten Dunst with helping save his life.The 32-year-old actor was advised by his 'Spider-Man 3' co-star to volunteer for charity Art of Elysium - with helps children serious medical conditions - at...

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Seth Rogen Expects A Wedding Surprise

12th January 2011

Seth Rogen has no idea what his wedding will be like. The 28-year-old actor will the knot with fiancee Lauren Miller later this year, but he admitted she has taken over the planning as she...

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James Franco To Sing And Dance At Oscars?

10th January 2011

James Franco plans to "sing and dance" at the forthcoming Oscars. The '127 Hours' actor - who is hosting the event on February 27 alongside 'Love & Other Drugs' star Anne Hathaway - has confirmed...

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Franco Changed His 'Unpleasant' Ways

10th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO has changed his approach to acting in recent years after realising his argumentative attitude made him "unpleasant" and "hard to get along with".The Spider-Man star admits his intense work ethic often strained relationships...

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Seth Rogen Won't Sign Prenup

7th January 2011

Seth Rogen won't sign a prenuptial agreement before getting married.The 'Green Hornet' star insists he has no intention of drawing up legal documents to protect his fortune before he ties the knot with his fiancee...

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Black Swan Gets Writers Guild Of America Nomination

6th January 2011

'Black Swan' and 'The Fighter' are among the films nominated for the Writers Guild of America Awards. The two films - both of which have been highlighted for success at the forthcoming Oscars - have...

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Franco Calls On Big Names To Help Him Win Director Job

4th January 2011

JAMES FRANCO recruited LUKE PERRY, SCOTT GLENN and his actor brother DAVE to help him win his break as a moviemaker.The 127 Hours star, who will co-host the Oscars in February (11), was desperate to...

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Franco And Grandmother Mock Squeamish Movie Fans

29th December 2010

JAMES FRANCO has recruited his grandmother to send a foul-mouthed message to fans too squeamish to watch his latest film 127 HOURS.The actor can be seen sitting on a couch with his elderly relative, who...

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Fascinating Fact 10567

29th December 2010

JAMES FRANCO's little brother DAVE has snagged the lead role in horror remake Fright Night.

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