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  • Birth Name: James Edward Franco
  • Birth Place: Palo Alto, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/19/1978, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; director; writer
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Sony Officially Cancels the Theatrical Release of The Interview in the Wake of Hackers' Threats

After four of the five largest movie theater chains in the country pulled The Interview amid threats of 9/11-like terrorism, Sony has canceled the film's theatrical release, which was scheduled for Christmas Day, Variety reports.

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Rogen, Franco Cancel All Media Appearances for The Interview; New York Premiere Canceled

The New York premiere of Sony's The Interview has been canceled amid terror threats, Variety reports. Landmark's Sunshine Cinema in Manhattan decided to scrap the premiere, which was scheduled to take place Thursday, after the hacker group Guardians of Peace, the same collective behind the now infamous Sony hacksreleased a statement through file-sharing services on Tuesday promising 9/11-type destruction to theaters that show The Interview when it debuts on Christmas Day.

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VIDEO: James Franco - December 6, 2014

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James Franco - December 6, 2014
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Sketches include Politics Nation Cold Open, James Franco Monologue, Peter Pan Live!, Jingle Ballerz Special, Grow-A-Guy, Magic Bridge, Weekend Update (featuring Leslie Jones, Anthony Crispino, and Kim Kardashian), Kid Mayor, and Porn Stars. Check out these selected sketches and segments from each of this season's episodes, so you can make every night a Saturday Night. watch

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Year Title Description
2014 Broadway Backstage TV Show Series, Remarks by
2014 VMA Special TV Show Series, Actor - Dave Skylark
2014 Making a Scene With James Franco TV Show Series, Host
2013 Homefront Movie, Actor - Gator
2013 Oz The Great And Powerful Movie, Actor - Oscar Diggs/Oz

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James Franco Smirks With Pal Seth Rogen, Sends Up Peter Pan Live on SNL

James Franco was the man of the hour on Saturday Night Live this weekend, hosting for the third time. Franco was in the studio to help promote his upcoming movie The Interview, and brought his co-star and palSeth Rogen along to help.

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SNL Books James Franco, Amy Adams, One Direction and Others

Saturday Night Live is ending 2014 with a bang by bringing on a roster of major stars for its final three shows of the year.

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Former NBC Exec Garth Ancier Responds to Seth Rogen About Freaks and Geeks' Cancellation

Former NBC Entertainment (and ex-The WB) president Garth Ancier was visiting the Saturday Night Live writers' room last weekend when he ran into another guest: Seth Rogen.

Ancier was the NBC exec who canceled critical fave Freaks and Geeks in 2000 after 12 episodes (18 were actually produced in total) due to low ratings. Freaks and Geeks went on to cult status ...

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Top Videos: Hader and Wiig Mock Reporter, Sarah Silverman's SNL Promos, Walking Dead Lip Reading

This week, Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig mercilessly mocked a reporter whose knowledge of their new film The Skeleton Twins was not up to snuff, and The Walking Dead Season 4 got the Bad Lip Reading treatment. In Saturday Night Live news, Sarah Silverman prepped for her upcoming hosting stint and James Franco released his documentary offering a behind-the-scenes look at the show. Also, Rob Corddry and Mark Duplass debuted their new web series Wedlock. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:

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The 9 Most James Franco Things James Franco Actually Said While Promoting His Web Series

It seems even James Franco can't take himself seriously anymore. The infamous multi-hyphenate has teamed up with AOL for a new web series Making a Scene, in which Franco and his friends remix iconic film scenes with other movies and genres.

The launch for the series was held at the satirically trendy Neuehouse in lower Manhattan, a space that describes itself as a "post-modernist 'machine for creating'... intended for solopreneurs" in its manifesto (because of course the place hosting a James Franco event has a manifesto).

During the screening, which featured mash-ups of Batman with Beetlejuice,Dirty Dancing with Reservoir Dogs and more, Franco repeatedly found himself face-palming at his own work. "They ended up being really funny — not intentionally," Franco remarked at one point.

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