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Nuance meets brooding intensity in the form of Franco, who was the inspired choice to play a handsome loner in the 1999-2000 cult dramedy Freaks and Geeks. Although the series lacked longevity, the actor stuck around, further crystallizing his appeal in th… (more)

Birth Name: James Edward Franco

Birth Place: Palo Alto, CA

Profession: Actor, Director, Writer

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T.R. Knight, Sarah Gadon, James Franco,<em> 11.22.63</em>

VIDEO: 11.22.63 Star T.R. Knight Breaks Down That Shocking Death

[Warning: This article contains major spoilers about Episode 5 of 11.22.63. Read at your own risk!] Johnny Clayton (T.R. Knight) finally got what was coming to him on this week's episode of Hulu's 11.22.63 - or did he? According to Knight, the charac… Read more

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EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Calls Selena Gomez His 'Secret Weapon' After 'Maternal' Role in New Drama
01:26 — Franco opened up to ET's Deidre Behar while promoting his new period drama 'In Dubious Battle,' which is in theaters and on VOD Feb. 17.
James Franco Calls Selena Gomez His 'Secret Weapon' After 'Maternal' Role in New Drama
01:25 — Franco opened up to ET's Deidre Behar while promoting his new period drama 'In Dubious Battle,' which is in theaters and on VOD Feb. 17.
High School Lover Preview
Watch a preview for High School Lover starring Paulina Singer, Fran├žois Arnaud, and James Franco. Premieres Friday at 8/7c on LMN.
EXCLUSIVE: James Franco Plans a Revolution in Gritty 'In Dubious Battle' Clip
01:01 — Franco directs Nat Wolff and Selena Gomez in the John Steinbeck adaptation.

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Sun Feb 19 8:30am
This Is the End FXX

A group of celebrities get trapped in James Franco's lavish Hollywood home during the apocalypse, and they struggle to survive as demons roam about and L.A. is consumed by flames.

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Sun Feb 19 3:25pm
Pineapple Express STARZ

Stoner comedy about a pothead who witnesses a drug-related hit and goes on the lam with his dealer.

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Wed Feb 22 4:40am
Flyboys SHO

The story of America's first fighter pilots, who joined France's Lafayette Escadrille before the U.S. became involved in World War I.

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  • Birth Name: James Edward Franco
  • Birth Place: Palo Alto, CA
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Writer

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