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"Masters of Doom" Greenlit by USA for Franco Brothers

"Masters of Doom" Greenlit by USA for Franco Brothers

The USA Network has given a big green-light to a pilot for Masters of Doom, which is based off of the true-life story of John Romero and John Carmack, two best pals who became bitter rivals, and built the video game hits Doom and Quake on the way. The pilot will be based off of […]

GLOW Star Alison Brie Comments on Allegations Against Brother-in-Law James Franco

Netflix series GLOW star Alison Brie spoke tonight during the SAG Awards red carpet event on the allegations against her brother-in-law (also co-star and director) James Franco. "We spoke a little bit about the Time's Up movement at the Golden Globes, and I know you're a supporter of the movement, as am I," E! host Giuliana Rancic commented to Alison […]

SNL: Cut James Franco Short Is A Nightmare of Holiday Cheer

The holiday season is a time for friends, family… and an avalanche of third-rate holiday movies that put the "guilty" in "guilty pleasure." So leave it to Saturday Night Live to remind us all to save some room at the dinner table for some old friends: the big-city career woman (Kate McKinnon) who finds love […]

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Castle Talk: Greg Sestero Talks His Journey with The Disaster Artist

This week, Jason Henderson chats with Greg Sestero, whose memoir of the making of the cult drama The Room has been turned into a new film with James Franco and Seth Rogen. Part Great Gatsby, part Ed Wood, the book is an exploration of the strange friendship at the heart of the making of one of […]

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James Franco Talks About His Upcoming X-Men Movie

Back on the sixteenth of this month, we reported on the fact that James Franco is reportedly working on an X-Men movie starring the character of Multiple Man. The project is still in the early development, but Franco recently spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about the project and the direction they are thinking of heading in. […]

HBO Green Lights Red Light Series 'The Deuce' For Season 2

HBO wastes no time appreciating a hit when they have it, announcing that the cable giant has renewed its critically acclaimed drama series The Deuce for a second season. Created by George Pelecanos (Treme) and David Simon (The Wire, Homicide: Life on the Streets), the series was renewed after airing only the second episode of the show's […]

Netflix Lands Rights To Coen Brothers Series 'The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs'

It would appear that Netflix is getting into the Coen brothers business. The streaming giant announced in a press statement on Wednesday that it will be the home for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the six-part Western anthology coming from Joel and Ethan Coen in 2018. While the pair were much more succinct with their […]

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'The Disaster Artist' Teaser Is Here, James Franco Tackles Tommy Wiseau

When a film so bad becomes a treasured fluke, it usually means the director did something right.  Tommy Wiseau's The Room, released in 2003, is the best example of a goddamn disaster of a movie that continues to maintain a cult following.  With a 33% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it's still a mystery as to why […]

'The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs': James Franco Cast In Coen Bros. New TV Series

With production scheduled to begin at the end of the month, James Franco has reportedly signed on to the Coen Brothers' eagerly anticipated TV series The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Franco would be joining a cast that reportedly includes Stephen Root (Office Space), Ralph Ineson (Prey), Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), Zoe Kazan (Olive […]

James Franco Confirms He Is In Alien: Covenant

James Franco's involvement in Alien: Covenant had been rumoured for a little while. However, up until now, it was never confirmed. In this new interview though, he certainly seems to have confirmed his involvement with the film in this interview with We Got This Covered. While he plays very coy with his part in it, he […]

Why Him? Gets Together Big Game Developers For A Genuinely Funny Promo

Game developers are often lost a little bit in the release of such big games. While writers, artists and directors in other mediums are often lauded alongside their work, to know about the personnel producing games can sometimes be pretty niche. That's why I love it when they get to come out and do something […]

James Franco To Face The Predator? — Your Weekend Rumor

James Franco is a favorite cinematic trickster around these parts. Whether he's cutting his own arm off, playing Tommy Wiseau, adapting difficult William Faulkner novels into films few people will ever see or helping to launch a vampire-tinged remake of Mother, May I Sleep with Danger, word of his antics always amuse. But according to […]

James Franco And Bryan Cranston Face Off In Red Band Trailer For Why Him?

In Why Him?, Bryan Cranston plays a father who is less than thrilled when he discovers his daughter's boyfriend is an internet billionaire with a giant house, plenty of tattoos and no filter. Oh, and he's played by James Franco. Franco's character does seem to genuinely be in love. And when he reveals his intentions […]

James Franco's Disaster Artist Gets First Still And A New Name

According to a preview screening notice spotted by The Film Stage, James Franco's telling of the making of The Room has been renamed from The Disaster Artist to The Masterpiece. The notice also offers a new still from the film featuring Franco as Tommy Wiseau, writer/director and star of one of the worst films ever […]

James Franco To Help Remake Mother, May I Sleep With Danger?

It seems one cheesy movie wasn't enough for James Franco. While the actor/director/painter/what-have-you is directing The Disaster Artist — a film about the making of one of the worst movie ever made — comes word that he will help usher in a remake of one of NBC's most infamous TV movies, Mother, May I Sleep […]

James Franco Meddles With Time In 11.22.63 Teaser

This President's Day, James Franco travels in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy in the Hulu miniseries 11.22.63. Based on the Stephen King novel, it confronts one of the oldest time travel plots and Gene Roddenberry's favorite suggestion for a Star Trek sequel. Will Franco find the world was better off without […]