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Amber Tamblyn 'Almost Turned Down House Role'

11th November 2010

Amber Tamblyn almost turned down her role on 'House'.The 27-year-old actress - who plays student Martha Masters in the medical drama series - has revealed she was unsure about signing up to the hit programme...

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James Franco's Acting Woes

9th November 2010

James Franco came close to quitting acting because he didn't care about the films he was starring in. The '127 Hours' actor didn't make "the right choices" following his performance in the 'Spider-Man' movies and...

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Fair Game, 127 Hours Open Strong

8th November 2010

Opening in limited release, Doug Liman's Fair Game , starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts, performed reasonably well, averaging about $15,200 in each of the 46 theaters where it was screened. The political drama, which...

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James Franco Cast In The Bourne Legacy?

8th November 2010

James Franco is being lined up to star in 'The Bourne Legacy'. The '127 Hours' actor is being pursued by the film's director Tony Gilroy to take on the starring role in the movie -...

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127 Hours Presents Marketing Nightmare

5th November 2010

In times past, publicists for studios releasing horror movies would make the most of reports that audience members had fainted, vomited, suffered heart attacks or fled theaters in panic during intense sequences. They've been doing...

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Boyle: 'Jackass 3d Grosser Than 127 Hours Amputation'

5th November 2010

Director DANNY BOYLE is convinced it is JAMES FRANCO's compelling performance in 127 HOURS which is making film fans faint - because he saw far worse "gross-out" scenes in JACKASS 3D.In the film, the Spider-Man...

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The Things They Say 18777

4th November 2010

"The producers of SAW approached Aron Ralston about doing this movie so it could have been a very different movie." JAMES FRANCO insists his arm amputation scene in new movie 127 HOURS could have been...

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Franco Refuses To Skip Class For Movie Premiere

4th November 2010

Studious actor JAMES FRANCO was late for the New York premiere of his new movie 127 HOURS because he refused to skip a class at Yale University.The Spider-Man star is currently studying for a Ph.D....

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Franco Linked To Bourne Role

4th November 2010

JAMES FRANCO has sparked rumours he is in line to take over from MATT DAMON as the lead actor in the BOURNE franchise after he was spotted with director TONY GILROY.Damon, who has played the...

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James Franco 'Uninterested' In 127 Hours

2nd November 2010

James Franco seemed "uninterested" and "high" when '127 Hours' was pitched to him. The film's director Danny Boyle thought the Hollywood actor had taken drugs when he first met with him to star in the...

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Franco Pleased With Arm Amputation Scene As Film Fans Faint

31st October 2010

JAMES FRANCO has applauded the delicate way his 127 HOURS director dealt with his character's arm amputation scene in the film after learning people at screenings have been passing out.The Spider-Man star plays real-life adventurer...

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Danny Boyle: '127 Hours Isn't Survivalist'

29th October 2010

Danny Boyle doesn't think '127 Hours' is a "survivalist story". Despite the movie focusing on Aron Ralston, a climber who had to cut off his own arm when he becomes trapped under a rock, the...

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Fascinating Fact 10217

28th October 2010

Oscar-winning SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE composer A.R. RAHMAN and DIDO have teamed up for the first time to record a new track for JAMES FRANCO's film 127 HOURS. The odd couple have recorded If I Rise. The...

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Boyle's Doubts Over 'Stoned City Guy' Franco

28th October 2010

JAMES FRANCO wasn't director DANNY BOYLE's first choice to play an adventurer in 127 HOURS - he wrote the actor off as a "stoned city guy" after his audition.In the new thriller, Franco plays real-life...

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The Things They Say 18528

21st October 2010

"It's as riveting as the Chilean miners rescue. I saw myself in that situation and wondered, would I be able to do that? Would I survive? Since every single one of us will die, it's...

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Franco Learns Survival Skills And Appreciation Of Friends From Hero

21st October 2010

Movie star JAMES FRANCO will always make sure his family and friends know his whereabouts whenever he goes hiking after living through adventurer ARON RALSTON's nightmare in Utah's Moab Desert for his latest film role.Ralston...

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Adventurer Ralston Has High Praise For Franco's Film

21st October 2010

Survival hero ARON RALSTON has heaped praise on JAMES FRANCO's new movie, which chronicles his desperate five days trapped by a boulder during a hike through the Moab Desert in Utah, revealing he's grateful his...

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Franco Joins Oscar Race Thanks To Santa Barbara Award

20th October 2010

SPIDER-MAN star JAMES FRANCO has landed on the 2011 Oscars-watch list after scoring a leading acting prize at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California.Franco will be handed the Outstanding Performance of the Year...

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Franco Stopping Mother From Reading Book Debut

15th October 2010

Actor-turned-author JAMES FRANCO has banned his writer mother from reading his literary debut - because the book is full of mischievous tales about his past.The Spider-Man star has officially become a published author with this...

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James Franco Bound For Holy Land

13th October 2010

James Franco is optioning D. J. Waldie's memoir 'Holy Land'. The actor - who last month added Stephen Elliott's 'The Adderall Diaries' to his options list - asked the author if it was available to...

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Danny Boyle's 28 Months Later?

12th October 2010

Danny Boyle may return to the '28 Days Later' franchise for the third film. The Oscar-winning director has confirmed he would like to be involved in the project - tentatively entitled '28 Months Later' -...

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Franco Crossdresses For Transgender Magazine Cover

6th October 2010

JAMES FRANCO is set to stun fans when new transgender magazine Candy goes on sale - he poses in drag on the cover.The Milk star strutted his stuff for celebrity photographer Terry Richardson for the...

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Fascinating Fact 10082

5th October 2010

JAMES FRANCO will be putting all of his film training into use when he writes, directs and stars in the movie adaptation of The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder. The story...

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The Things They Say 18259

4th October 2010

"When I was in high school, once. That was 15 years ago... There goes my run for president." Actor JAMES FRANCO confesses to experimenting with psychedelic drugs.

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James Franco's Adderall Diary

30th September 2010

James Franco is optioning 'The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism and Murder'. The '127 Hours' actor has gained the novel by Stephen Elliott with a plan to direct and star in movie, about...

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The Things They Say 18069

21st September 2010

"I wouldn't say I enjoy them, but I'm fascinated with them. I'm interested in the metaphor of the vampire placed in the high school setting... and the obsession people have with that is also fascinating...

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James Franco: '127 Hours Is Intense'

17th September 2010

James Franco found shooting '127 Hours' "intense". The actor - who plays Aron Ralston, a climber who freed himself from under a rock by cutting off his own arm - confesses he found shooting the...

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Boyle's Film Between A Rock And A Hard Place

15th September 2010

Director Danny Boyle has replied to criticism that his critically praised 127 Hours , the true-life tale of hiker Aron Ralston who, after being trapped for five days by a boulder, amputated his own arm...

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James Franco Causes Cinema Fainting

15th September 2010

Three people fainted at a screening of Danny Boyle's new film '127 Hours'. The film - which stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, a climber who cut his arm off when it became trapped under...

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James Franco Too Busy For Drugs

10th September 2010

James Franco is too busy to take drugs.The 'Howl' actor admits people have huge misconceptions about him because of the characters he has played in his movies - mainly gay men or people with drug...

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