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James Franco to Teach Film Class to High School Students

What will he do next!?

Adam Bryant

There's just no stopping James Franco.

The actor, filmmaker and college teacher has now decided to share his gifts with impressionable high school students. Franco announced on Instagram that he would be teaching an eight-part film class at Palo Alto High School in California.

According to Vanity Fair, The application for the course doesn't mention Franco by name, but it does say the instructor is "well known director and actor supported by a team of professionals." The class will offer 24 students who are interested in making films the chance to assist in producing a film that will be shown at a festival later this year, pending quality. Students must write a 200-word essay explaining why they want to join the workshop and submit a one-minute video introducing themselves.

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Franco is best known for his work in the Spider-Man franchise and such comedies as Pineapple Express and The Interview alongside Seth Rogen. He was nominated for an Academy Award 2010 for his role in 127 Hours. He has also published a collection of poetry and did a stint on soap opera General Hospital, which he referred to as performance art.

Only time will tell what's next! See Franco's Instagram post below.