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Ben Stiller Joins While We're Young

2nd December 2010

Ben Stiller is to star in new movie 'While We're Young'.The actor is set to team up with James Franco in the Scott Rudin-produced film, with Greta Gerwig and Cate Blanchett also being offered roles.Although...

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Franco Headed To Broadway?

1st December 2010

JAMES FRANCO is poised to make his Broadway debut - producers are reportedly in talks to make the actor NICOLE KIDMAN's leading man in SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH next year (11).Last September (10), show bosses...

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Anne Hathaway Has Oscars Nerves

30th November 2010

Anne Hathaway feels intimidated about hosting the Oscars.The 'Love and Other Drugs' actress is co-hosting next year's 83rd Annual Academy Awards with James Franco and admits she is nervous about the ceremony as very few...

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The Things They Say 19297

30th November 2010

"I found out that I'm one of three women to host since... I think it was 1987. Maybe I'm the fourth, I'm not sure. I'm still learning all the amazing statistics that I almost don't...

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James Franco To Host The 2011 Oscars

30th November 2010

James Franco, the 32-year-old American actor and star of the 'Spiderman' movies, will co-host the 2011 Oscars with actress Anne Hathaway, reports Hello Magazine. The pair will take over from last year's hosts Alec Baldwin...

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Anne Hathaway And James Franco To Co-host Oscars

30th November 2010

Anne Hathaway and James Franco are to co-host the 2011 Oscars.The pair were chosen by the event's producers Bruce Cohen and Don Mischer to front the 83rd Annual Academy Awards - which will air live...

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Franco & Hathaway To Co-host The Oscars

29th November 2010

ANNE HATHAWAY and JAMES FRANCO will share the stage at the 2011 Oscars as co-hosts of Hollywood's most prestigious event.It will be Franco's second appearance on an Oscar telecast, while Hathaway will be making her...

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Franco Frenzy At Inside The Actors Studio Filming

28th November 2010

JAMES FRANCO was a huge hit with film fans at the recording of U.S. series INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO - producers had to reject 250 industry professionals who wanted tickets to the show.The actor has...

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James Franco Struggles To Relax

28th November 2010

James Franco finds it hard to relax.The '127 Hours' actor - who is currently studying at several US universities, recently had his own art exhibition, owns a production company and released a book of short...

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The Things They Say 19250

26th November 2010

"Eat Pray Love is not the story I've been dying to tell my whole life. But, I go into that film with the understanding that, OK, if I want to have this unusual experience like...

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The Things They Say 19248

26th November 2010

"In the States, the Yale English program is one of the top in the country so all the students that have been admitted there are superstars in their own right. They don't treat me differently."...

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Franco Scarred By 127 Hours

26th November 2010

JAMES FRANCO was so battered and bruised after playing an adventurer in 127 HOURS, his doctor assumed the scars on his arms were from heavy drug use.In the drama, the actor plays a climber who...

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James Franco Named Leading Man Of The Year

19th November 2010

JAMES FRANCO, the 32-year-old American actor currently starring in DANNY BOYLE's movie '127 Hours', has been named 'Leading Man of the Year 2010' by GQ Magazine. Franco appears on the cover of the December 'Men...

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Tom Felton 'Ran Off' Harry Potter Set

18th November 2010

Tom Felton ran off the set of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' when it wrapped because he got "too emotional". The actor - who plays bad guy Draco Malfoy alongside Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter),...

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Fascinating Fact 10346

17th November 2010

Hollywood actors JAMES FRANCO and JEFF BRIDGES, comedian STEPHEN COLBERT and rapper DRAKE have all been named as Men of the Year by GQ magazine. Each star graces their own cover of the publication's December...

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James Franco Named Leading Man Of The Year By Gq

16th November 2010

James Franco has been named Leading Man of the Year.The '127 Hours'actor was one of a number of honourees recognised by the US edition of GQ magazine for their achievements in the last 12 months,...

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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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