JAMES FRANCO

  • '#TheDress' brings together, divides the world on Twitter 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Twitter got rather too busy this morning as a very puzzling, time consuming and very important question faced its many million users. Solving this could solve their problems is what one would say after reading their reactions on twitter. The question is, what color is '#The Dress'? A...
  • Herzog brings his female "Lawrence of Arabia" to Berlin film contest February 7, 2015

    Berlin: Nicole Kidman says she loves the desert, which was lucky for her as veteran German director Werner Herzog expected her to spend a lot of time there for his entry for this year's Berlin film festival competition. His "Queen of the Desert", which had its premiere on Friday is based...
  • James Franco and Zachary Quinto lock lips at 2015 Sundance Film Festival February 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actors James Franco and Zachary Quinto locked lips at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. The "I Am Michael" co-stars got into a sponsored slow motion video booth and shared a kiss underneath a popcorn shower, reports aceshowbiz.com. Franco and Quinto, who are also best friends off screen, could be...
  • N. Korea Blasts US for Sanctions Over Sony Attack January 4, 2015

    Seoul, South Korea: North Korea on Sunday criticized the United States for slapping sanctions on Pyongyang officials and organizations for a cyberattack on Sony Pictures - the latest fallout from a Hollywood movie depicting the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader. An unnamed spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry, in rhetoric...
  • How the earnings from 'The Interview's' online release could change the game December 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Sony appears to have a win-win with "The Interview." Not only did the studio score a moral victory by releasing the film in the face of hacker threats, the movie made at least $15 million from more than 2 million digital rentals and purchases in its first four...
  • Sony Pictures' raunchy comedy 'The Interview' makes $18 million on the opening weekend December 29, 2014

    Sony Pictures said "The Interview" has earned more than $15 million in online sales and another $2.8 million in theaters, an impressive return made possible by the publicity surrounding the cyberattack blamed on North Korea. The raunchy comedy that depicts the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made almost...
  • 'The Interview' makes $1 million before online revenue rolls in December 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'The Interview' took in more than $1 million in a limited Christmas Day release, a solid showing that could be quickly eclipsed by the money Sony Pictures (6758.T) makes with its groundbreaking online debut of the raunchy comedy. That the farcical film - which angered North Korea and triggered...
  • In Asia, 'The Interview' is watched illegally online and panned December 28, 2014

    Seoul/Shanghai: Hundreds of thousands of people viewed illegal copies of 'The Interview' in China and South Korea on Friday, just hours after the controversial movie on the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was released in the United States. Most viewers said they watched the low-brow spoof because...
  • The Interview: Eminem plays a gay character in the film December 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: In a surprise cameo in 'The Interview', Eminem declares that he is gay while being interviewed by James Franco's TV host character. Playing himself, the rapper casually mentions he's gay while explaining the content of his songs. But the claim causes Skylark (Franco) and his producer (Seth Rogen) to...
  • President Obama saves the day for Sony Pictures; 'The Interview' goes ahead with a limited release December 24, 2014

    New York, Dec 24 (PTI) Actor Seth Rogen and co-star James Franco hailed Sony Entertainment's decision to finally go ahead with a limited release of their comedy film 'The Interview' this Christmas. Sony had earlier pulled the film from theaters after a cyber attack on its computers that resulted in the...
  • Since you won't get to see 'The Interview', here are 5 other films with plots to kill real world leaders December 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Kim Jong Un isn't alone. Queen Elizabeth II, Saddam Hussein and Pope Pius XIII have also been the targets of wacky assassination attempts on film. But those world leaders actually made it to the multiplex, while the demise of the North Korean dictator in Sony Pictures' beleaguered 'The Interview'...
  • Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton says had no choice but to pull 'The Interview' December 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Describing the lonely work of leading a company through a devastating cyberattack, Sony Pictures Entertainment chief executive Michael Lynton on Friday said the Hollywood studio did not make a mistake in pulling satirical film "The Interview." Lynton, speaking in a lengthy interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, was responding to...
  • Forget the politics, Sony executives say N.Korea comedy 'desperately unfunny' December 20, 2014

    Seoul:The comedy on the fictional assassination of North Korea's leader is "desperately unfunny" and would have flopped overseas if it had not been cancelled, according to leaked e-mails of international executives of Sony Pictures. Sony Corp scrapped its Christmas Day release of 'The Interview,' following threats by hackers who have leaked...
  • Sony spoof 'The Interview' makes North Korea butt of the joke December 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: As the end credits roll for Sony Pictures' comedy 'The Interview,' the audience giggles at the standard disclaimer stating that any resemblance of the film's characters to real people is coincidental. The raunchy comedy's villain is North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a creative choice that sparked a real-life...
  • James Franco and Seth Rogen's 'The Interview' banned in Asia? December 11, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actors James Franco and Seth Rogen's upcoming action comedy film 'The Interview', which is said to have been the trigger for the devastating hack on Sony Pictures, will reportedly not get a release in Japan, South Korea or other Asian territories. Earlier, a group of activists calling themselves Guardians...
  • James Franco allegedly attacks photographer at a concert October 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor James Franco has come under fire after he apparently tackled a paparazzo. The 36-year-old actor attended the Lana Del Rey concert last weekend at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, where he was photographed gleefully running away from a shutterbug lying on the ground beside him with his left...
  • 'The Interview' actors James Franco and Seth Rogen post nude photo on Instagram October 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: James Franco has shared a photo of him posing naked with Seth Rogen on his Instagram. The 'Spider-Man' actor and Rogen are standing side by side with no clothes on in the photograph. In the censored photo, the co-stars in 'The Interview' can be seen being covered in dirt. "Boom boom,...
  • E Lounge: James Franco talks about 'Child of God' August 5, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Hollywood actor James Franco talks about his movie 'Child of God'. He is the writer, actor and director of the movie. ...
  • Watch: The trailer of James Franco's 'Child of God' June 29, 2014

    Los Angeles: The trailer for James Francos film adaptation of author Cormac McCarthys novel 'Child of God' has been unveiled. Franco directed and adapted the book for the big screen, with Scott Haze portraying deranged, cavedwelling killer Lester Ballard, suggest reports. Tim Blake Nelson and Franco play lawmen who try to...
  • North Korea calls Seth RogenJames Franco 'The Interview' as 'act of terrorism' June 25, 2014

    Seoul: North Korea on Wednesday denounced a forthcoming American comedy film featuring a plot to assassinate its leader Kim Jong Un as an act of terrorism and threatened to unleash a "merciless countermeasure" if Washington failed to ban the movie. The movie 'The Interview', starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, is...
  • Bullets, babes, bromance and a plan to kill a powerful dictator: Seth Rogen and James Franco in 'The Interview' June 13, 2014

    "Okay, lets go kill Kim JongUn," says James Franco in the trailer of the upcoming film 'The Interview'.Directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the story revolves around two celebrity tabloid show hosts, who are on their way to North Korea to get the biggest scoop an interview with...
  • James Franco defends provocative selfie posted on Instagram May 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: 127 Hours' star James Franco has defended the provocative selfie that shows him nearly exposing himself. The 36yearold actor said he took the nearlynude photo and posted it on Instagram just for fun, reported Ace Showbiz. "It is what the people want. There's a lot to get straight...
  • Lindsay Lohan's list of 36 people she has slept with leaked online, Justin Timberlake and Heath Ledger are on the list March 13, 2014

    This is truly the Confession Of A Teenage Drama Queen. The In Touch Weekly has published a list allegedly scribbled on January 30, 2013 by actress Lindsay Lohan at the Beverly Hilton Hotel listing all the people she has slept with. It's staggering. While some names have been blurred by In...
  • James Franco to host TV show about his life August 22, 2013

    Los Angeles: 'Spring Breakers' star James Franco is all set to host his own TV show 'James Franco Presents'. The show, which is also being produced by the 35yearold actor, will give viewers an unprecedented look at the fascinating projects and real life adventures of James Franco right from his gallery...
  • James Franco no more part of 'Garden of Last Days'? June 29, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actordirector James Franco has reportedly pulled out of starring in and directing upcoming movie 'Garden Of Last Days' just two weeks before its shooting was set to begin. The 35yearold was expected to begin work on the project July 10, but he has opted out of the film after...
  • James Franco used to read 'Playboy' secretly April 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actor James Franco, who is set to play Hugh Hefner in 'Lovelace', says he used to secretly read Playboy magazine when he was a kid. The 34yearold admitted he has always been a fan of Hefner, founder of the magazine. However he has never met Hefner, reportsfemalefirst.co.uk. When asked...
  • 'This is the End' trailer: Six friends trapped in a house April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The trailer of 'This is the End' has been released. It's a comedy film directed by Evan Goldberg and Seth Rogen, and it features James Franco, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson in the lead roles. ...
  • 'Oz - The Great and Powerful' review: It's an enchanting fairytale March 8, 2013

    Cast: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff, Bill Cobbs, Joey King, Tony Cox, Stephen R. Hart, Abigail Leigh Spencer, Bruce Campbell Director: Sam Raimi Rating: 2.5 out of 5 'Oz - The Great and Powerful' is a fantasy film about a hero's journey that deals with conflict...
  • Hollywood director Sam Raimi on 'Oz the Great and Powerful' March 8, 2013

    Directed by Sam Raimi, 'Oz the Great and Powerful' is a fantasy film starring Mila Kunis and James Franco. ...
  • Michelle Obama looked great at the Oscars but she should not have been there: Anna MM Vetticad February 25, 2013

    Film critic and author Anna MM Vetticad joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the Oscar Awards 2013. Q. Are you satisfied with this Oscar Awards 2013? If no then what are your reasons for the same? Asked by: Anant Jain A. No. Not satisfied. Though it's...