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Here's What James Franco Has Been Reading

Every free moment of his last year has been filled with books.
James Franco
10.16.14
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James Franco on Famed Serial Killer Richard Ramirez

An essay and four stories explore the infamous "Night Stalker" killings.
James Franco
9.25.14
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Watch James Franco's Short Film, 'The Clerk's Tale,' Based on a Poem by Spencer Reece

Watch my short film <i>The Clerk's Tale</i>, which is based on a Spencer Reece poem about working at a Brooks Brothers in the Mall of America, exclusively on VICE.
James Franco
7.24.14
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Adapting 'Blood Meridian'

I have always wanted to adapt Cormac McCarthy’s great novel into film. Many have tried and failed. I dreamed about adapting it, never thinking that it would happen. If Tommy Lee Jones couldn’t do it and Ridley Scott couldn’t do it, how could I?
James Franco
7.3.14
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My Friend, Jonah

Jonah Hill is a lovable mensch who embodies so much and has so much more to give. Early on in his career, Jonah was hired to fill Seth Rogen's "Likable Jew with a Fresh Mouth" bucket. But after <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i>, Jonah is quickly veering...
James Franco
5.29.14
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'The Beast of the East': A Play

I got 200 on my SATs, I’m a fucking idiot, I have no talent except torturing the nerds at my high school who actually made films and did something creative with their time. I want to go to Hollywood and be in pictures. Oh, no, the nerds I picked on now...
James Franco
5.15.14