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Northwestern University's A&O Productions and NU Hillel brought Franco to speak on Saturday night, March 1, at the university's Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
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Thursday Mar 6
Photo Call: Meet Broadway's Of Mice and Men Stars James Franco, Chris O'Dowd and Leighton Meester
The American classic, which has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years, will be directed by Tony winner Anna D. Shapiro .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The New York Observer
James Franco to Hold IFC FrancoFest, Because Why Not?
James Franco, he of the Shia LaBeouf sympathy camp , will be showing a bunch of his art school films that didn't get wide release as part of IFC's Francofest from March 5th - March 13. Catch him during one of his eight personal appearances and ask him the secret of life: Legend has it that he'll be forced to answer you, or pay you off in marijuana.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
My agent said: 'Your fee has halved - someone else won the Oscar'
The night itself is a bit of a blur. The most thrilling part of the experience was coming back to England.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Vita Shannon cleared after schmucky dust-up with local celeb Aron Ralston
As we noted in our original post , Ralston, who's in his late thirties, became an international celebrity after amputating his own arm, which became trapped during a 2003 climbing accident.
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Hollywood stars set Broadway aglow in limited-run ...
Hollywood stars are lighting up Broadway in limited-run plays that can be box office gold for the theater industry and give film and television actors a prestigious career boost.
Boyle and Beaufoy delivering Billie Jean King film
Danny Boyle looks set to deliver a film about Billie Jean King and the film would concentrate on her famous Battle of the Sexes tennis match with Bobby Riggs in 1973.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Fantastic Four, Terminator: Genesis, Gotham Casting News
Right now, there's a number of major genre properties that are finalizing their casting.
'127 Hours' Aron Ralston's girlfriend Vita Shannon cleared of punching him in the head
Ralston, 38, got married to Jessica Trusty in 2009 and the couple had a son in 2010 - revealed today the couple have since divorced The girlfriend of the adventurer who chopped off his own arm to free himself from a boulder, which inspired the film '127 Hours,' has been cleared of criminal charges after he had failed to testify against the woman.
'127 Hours' Amputee Aron Ralston -- Helps GF Escape Long Arm of the Law
TMZ broke the story ... Ralston -- the real-life inspiration for the movie, " 127 Hours " -- and his GF Vita Shannon were arrested last December in Denver for allegedly assaulting each other during an ugly argument.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
James Franco Gives His Thoughts On Shia LaBeouf's Recent Behaviour
James Franco speculates that Shia LaBeouf's bizarre behaviour "could be a sign of many things, from a nervous breakdown to mere youthful recklessness."
Danny Boyle Developing Billie Jean King & Bobby Riggs Tennis Drama
The R-rated thriller Trance from Danny Boyle didn't exactly have the acclaimed Oscar success of his two previous films 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire , but it sounds like his next film could certainly be headed for the Academy Awards.
Danny Boyle Re-Teaming With 'Slumdog Millionaire' Scribe for Bille Jean King Biopic
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Tue Feb 18, 2014
Chicago Humanities Festival and The Poetry Foundation Present JAMES...
The Chicago Humanities Festival and The Poetry Foundation partner to present James Franco and Frank Bidart, Off the Shelf , an evening of poetry, film, and discussion tonight, Feb. 19, 2014 at 8 p.m. at Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University School of Law .
Pictured: Famous meet and greets when celebrities come face-to-face with their real life characters
After the Queen and Dame Helen Mirren spent time together at a Buckingham Palace, we look back at the actors that have met the people they've portrayed on-screen It must always be a strange experience for the Queen to meet Helen Mirren, who has played her in both a movie and a West End show.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Box Office for Broadway Revival of Of Mice and Men, Starring James...
Adapted from his own novel, Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men , according to press notes, is an "essential adventure, an inspirational portrait of the American spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
James Franco has a Valentine's Day card for you
Most cheesy Valentine's Day cards featuring a celebrity or movie character are made by people impressed with how they can force movie phrases into pickup lines.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
James Franco Says Class Is in Session
The actor, who has achieved success in film and television in addition to his varied artistic pursuits, has entered into a partnership with Playhouse West.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
James Franco tackles worst movie of all time
The $6 million romantic drama The Room was a catastrophic disaster when it was released in 2003.