James Franco

30 Great Movies That Defined the 2010s

Perhaps it goes without saying, but the most culturally significant movie of the 2010s is The Avengers. There were many decades of superhero movies before…
SPIN Staff / September 4, 2019

James Franco’s High School Mural Taken Down Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

The Palo Alto High School student center is no longer sporting the black-and-white brushwork of James Franco. A mural created by the Disaster Artist filmmaker…

James Franco Wins Critics’ Choice Award Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

On the same day a story was published in the Los Angeles Times in which five women accused James Franco of sexual misconduct, the actor…

James Franco Accused of Sexual Misconduct and Exploitative Behavior by Five Women

Days after allegations first surfaced on Twitter following the Golden Globes, five women have accused actor and director James Franco of sexually coercive and exploitative behavior…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 11, 2018

James Franco Calls Sexual Misconduct Allegations “Not Accurate” in Colbert Interview

During an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night, James Franco was asked about recent allegations of sexual misconduct levied against him on Twitter.
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 10, 2018

The New York Times Cancels Public Conversation With James Franco

The New York Times has canceled a TimesTalk event with James Franco scheduled for Wednesday. The event intended to feature Franco and his brother Dave discussing their film…
Tosten Burks / January 9, 2018

Golden Globes 2018: What Exactly Was Seth Meyers Trying to Say About James Franco?

Last night were the 2018 Golden Globes, and what a time it was for James Franco. He won a trophy for Best Actor in a Musical…
Jordan Sargent / January 8, 2018

Mark Kozelek Announces Two New Albums, Score for the James Franco-Directed Film The Pretenders

This year, Sun Kil Moon songwriter Mark Kozelek released a new double album, as well as a collaborative release with Jesu and two additional LPs…
Rob Arcand / December 23, 2017

Watch the First Full Trailer for The Disaster Artist, James Franco’s Movie About the Making of Tommy Wiseau’s The Room

Following a strong teaser clip that surfaced this summer, the first full trailer for The Disaster Artist, James Franco's film about the making of actor-director Tommy…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 12, 2017

Watch the First Trailer for The Disaster Artist, James Franco’s Loony Movie About The Room

In 2003, a little known filmmaker and leather jacket salesman named Tommy Wiseau released The Room, a breathtaking masterpiece of bad filmmaking, spawning a cult of devoted fans…
Andy Cush / July 18, 2017

Watch the First Trailer for The Deuce, the New HBO Porn Drama Starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal

The first full trailer for the anticipated HBO series The Deuce, a porn-industry drama starring James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal, was released today. In a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 10, 2017

Watch Stephen Colbert, Michael Stipe, James Franco Perform a 2016-Themed Take on R.E.M.’s “It’s The End of the World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”

"Oh yeah, it starts with an outbreak/Zika and Harambe..." Stephen Colbert croons, as a collage of relevant images play behind him. On the Late Show…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 16, 2016

Lana Del Rey Is the Subject of James Franco’s New Book

Move over, Kim Kardashian: there's a new book of Lana Del Rey photos — to be fair, not selfies — coming out, courtesy of avid…
Harley Brown / July 23, 2015

Hear Devonte Hynes’ Blood Orange-y ‘Palo Alto,’ From James Franco Film

Devonté Hynes has left his Blood Orange moniker behind as he scores the upcoming movie Palo Alto, directed by Gia Coppola and starring James Franco.
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2014

Kanye West Wanted James Franco and Seth Rogen to Perform ‘Bound 3′ at His Wedding

By now, it's safe to say that many of us have seen the "Bound 3" video done by James Franco and Seth Rogen. You know,…
John Surico / April 23, 2014
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