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James Franco is an actor and filmmaker. For his role in 127 Hours (2010), he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Franco is known for his roles in live-action films, such as Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007); Milk (2008); Pineapple Express (2008); Eat, Pray, Love ... (read more)
 

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James Franco is an actor and filmmaker. For his role in 127 Hours (2010), he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor. Franco is known for his roles in live-action films, such as Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002–2007); Milk (2008); Pineapple Express (2008); Eat, Pray, Love ... (read more)
Hamptons IFF Breakout Artists Lulu Wang, Aldis Hodge & Camila Morrone Talk Movies On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILMHamptons IFF Breakout Artists Lulu Wang, Aldis Hodge & Camila Morrone Talk Movies On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2019

This week's SOUNDS OF FIlM features Tom Needham's exclusive interviews with the Hamptons International FIlm Festival's breakout artists Aldis Hodge, Camila Morrone and Lulu Wang. (more...)

The Workmen's Circle To Honor Mark And Seth Rogen At Annual BenefitThe Workmen's Circle To Honor Mark And Seth Rogen At Annual Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Rights! Camera! Activism! The Workmen's Circle will present father and son Mark and Seth Rogenwith the organization's Generation to Generation Activism Award at its Annual Benefit on December 2, 2019. (more...)

Adirondack Film Festival Announces Full Slate, Featuring James Franco's PRETENDERSAdirondack Film Festival Announces Full Slate, Featuring James Franco's PRETENDERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

The 4th Annual Adirondack Film Festival, presented by the Adirondack Theatre Festival has announced its full slate of films and special guests.  This year's lineup includes more than 135 films shown in one weekend (October 17-20) across 6 screens in Downtown Glens Falls.  To open the festival, AFF will feature James Franco's PRETENDERS – shot entirely in Albany and the Capital Reigon.  (more...)

Meet the Cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Now in Previews!Meet the Cast of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019

Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

Ken Jeong, Nikki Glaser, Caroline Rhea, and Adam Carolla Join the Lineup for COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF ALEC BALDWINKen Jeong, Nikki Glaser, Caroline Rhea, and Adam Carolla Join the Lineup for COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF ALEC BALDWIN
by TV News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

 Comedy Central announced today that Ken Jeong, Nikki Glaser, Caroline Rhea, and Adam Carolla are joining the #BaldwinRoast lineup of insult slingers led by Roast Master Sean Hayes. Previously announced Roasters include Robert De Niro, Blake Griffin, Caitlyn Jenner, Chris Redd, and Jeff Ross. (more...)

New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 Set for October 10-27New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 Set for October 10-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

New York Butoh Institute presents the New York Butoh Institute Festival 19 from Thursday, October 10 through Sunday, October 27, 2019 at Theater for the New City. This year will mark the 60th anniversary of the Japanese performance art form butoh. (more...)

ZEROVILLE Opens in Theaters September 20th Starring James Franco & Megan FoxZEROVILLE Opens in Theaters September 20th Starring James Franco & Megan Fox
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Vikar is a lost soul journeying through Hollywood 1969, a land of myths, beauty and monsters. The studio system is in decay, and a new generation of brash filmmakers are on the rise. With his shaved head marked by a tattoo from his favorite film, 1951's A Place in the Sun, Vikar is a bizarre presence even amid the dreamers and players. He finds work first building sets, then as an apprentice editor obsessed with wielding the power of moving images. As his involvement in the creative process deepens, so does his fascination with a tragic screen goddess named Soledad. Together they discover just how hard it is to live in the blurred boundary between reality and illusion. (more...)

All of Ryan Murphy's Past, Current and Upcoming Television and Film ProjectsAll of Ryan Murphy's Past, Current and Upcoming Television and Film Projects
by Abigail Charpentier - Aug 23, 2019

Over the last decade, Ryan Murphy has become one of the most influential creators in entertainment. The screenwriter, director and producer has won six Emmy Awards out of 28 nominations and a Tony Award in 2019 for Best Revival of a Play, as a producer. He has also earned three Grammy Award nominations, as a producer. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2019: BWW Review: CRYSTAL RASMUSSEN PRESENTS THE BIBLE 2, UnderbellyEDINBURGH 2019: BWW Review: CRYSTAL RASMUSSEN PRESENTS THE BIBLE 2, Underbelly
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 20, 2019

After a swift rise to fame with her Nobel-nominated book Diary of a Drag Queen, DENIM's Crystal is back. Bringing her pages to life through song, dance and writhing around in a children's swimming pool. A tour-de-force show of a lifetime, 108-year-old Crystal reveals how to escape shame, escape the debt collector and escape James Franco who has been obsessed with her since 1996. (more...)

Robert De Niro, Blake Griffin, and More Join THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF ALEC BALDWINRobert De Niro, Blake Griffin, and More Join THE COMEDY CENTRAL ROAST OF ALEC BALDWIN
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

Comedy Central, the #1 brand in comedy, announced today that Robert De Niro, Blake Griffin, Caitlyn Jenner, Joel McHale, Debra Messing, Chris Redd, and Jeff Ross will join Roast Master Sean Hayes on the dais for the Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin. Additional Roasters and talent to attend will be announced shortly. (more...)

THE CHAINSAW ARTIST Documentary Wraps Principal PhotographyTHE CHAINSAW ARTIST Documentary Wraps Principal Photography
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

THE CHAINSAW ARTIST, a documentary following world-renowned chainsaw-carving sculptor Stacy Poitras and his unconventional craft, will complete principal photography this week.  The Positive Street production, directed by Marco Bottiglieri, includes Poitras' father-in-law Clint Eastwood, brother-in-law Scott Eastwood, wife Alison Eastwood, Sam Elliott, Titus Welliver, and more.   (more...)

James and Dave Franco to Executive Produce MASTERS OF DOOM for USA NetworkJames and Dave Franco to Executive Produce MASTERS OF DOOM for USA Network
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

USA Network has placed a pilot order for anthology series MASTERS OF DOOM with the first installment based on award-winning journalist and author David Kushner's landmark nonfiction book of the same name. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2019: Pick Of The Programme - CabaretEDINBURGH 2019: Pick Of The Programme - Cabaret
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jun 11, 2019

With nearly 4,000 shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, it can be a little overwhelming to select which shows to see. BWW reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue has narrowed down her top ten picks in the cabaret section of the programme. (more...)

VIDEO: Alec Baldwin to Headline Next Roast on Comedy CentralVIDEO: Alec Baldwin to Headline Next Roast on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Comedy Central is rolling out the red carpet for the illustrious and multitalented film, television and stage star Alec Baldwin. The #1 brand in comedy announced today that Baldwin will be this year's Roastee. The Comedy Central Roast of Alec Baldwin (#BaldwinRoast) will take place in New York with the tape and airdate to be announced at a later date. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For THE HUNT At Almeida TheatreFull Cast Announced For THE HUNT At Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019

Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold directs The Hunt by David Farr, based on the critically acclaimed Danish film thriller Jagten, by Thomas Vinterberg and Tobias Lindholm. (more...)

Armie Hammer To Emcee And James Franco Guest Auctioneer At Steppenwolf's 2019 GalaArmie Hammer To Emcee And James Franco Guest Auctioneer At Steppenwolf's 2019 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The acclaimed Steppenwolf ensemble and Board of Trustees host Gala 2019, an extraordinary evening celebrating over four decades of powerful and thought-provoking storytelling. Emceed by one of Hollywood's most in-demand actors, Armie Hammer (Sorry to Bother You, Call Me By Your Name), the party takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 6:30pm at a new location not far from the theater, Rockwell on the River (3057 N. Rockwell Ave). Golden Globe Winner James Franco (The Disaster Artist, 127 Hours) will be the guest auctioneer. Proceeds from the night generate essential resources to support the innovative new work on Steppenwolf's spaces and expansive education and community programs. (more...)

SMASH Star Jaime Cepero Headlines The Green Room 42 May 25thSMASH Star Jaime Cepero Headlines The Green Room 42 May 25th
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - will present the return of Jaime Cepero on Saturday, May 25 at 9:30 PM for the latest of the venue's "New Writers" series. After a "smash" debut concert of original music last year, Cepero returns to the club with more gospel punk tales of love, lust, and poetry (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 9- Happy Birthday, Cynthia Nixon!VIDEO: On This Day, April 9- Happy Birthday, Cynthia Nixon!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

On this day we're celebrating the birthday of multiple Tony Award-winner, television star, and former gubernatorial candidate, the great Cynthia Nixon! (more...)

REDCAT Presents John Kelly: TIME NO LINEREDCAT Presents John Kelly: TIME NO LINE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

REDCAT, CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, presents the West Coast premiere of John Kelly's Time No Line, Thursday April 25 to Saturday April 27, 2019. (more...)

Kat Cunning Shares New Single BIRDSKat Cunning Shares New Single BIRDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

New York-based singer/actress Kat Cunning has unveiled her brand new single 'Birds'. The follow up to critically-acclaimed 'Stay on the Line', Kat's latest serving is a beautifully emotive track produced by Martin Terefe (James Blunt, Coldplay, Shawn Mendes).   (more...)

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