Okay, so I had absolutely no idea up until now that this movie was happening. Yes, yes, shame on me, it’s gonna be at Cannes and James Franco is directing it. First: a lot of movies show up at Cannes with little fanfare. Second: James Franco has his fingers in so many movie pies that it’s difficult to keep track of what he’s doing. And yes, that phrase should induce dirty images in your head, since more than one of Franco’s projects deal with pornography. | Full Story
…for a movie role, of course. Emilia Clarke, most commonly known as Daenerys Targaryen on HBO’s Game of Thrones, will finally be playing a role from this world (and century). She will star in James Franco’s latest film, The Garden of Last Days, based on an Andre Dubus III novel of the same name.
The Garden of Last Days is Franco’s latest directorial attempt, in which he’ll also star. | Full Story
This is the End looks like either a ridiculously self-indulgent conglomerate of celebrities riffing on themselves, or an enormously fun comedian team-up movie. It might just end up being both. The new trailer for the film showcases just how many famous people are in it, playing fictional versions of themselves.
The comedy This Is the End follows six friends trapped in a house after a series of strange and catastrophic events devastate Los Angeles. | Full Story
A new trailer has been let loose on the internet for Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers. Korine is best known for writing and directing supremely odd films, often featuring some pretty explicit and disturbing content, has touched something of the mainstream here. After all, it stars James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens, and Selena Gomez. Of course, Franco is playing a thug with cornrows, a grill, and a Southern accent, and Hudgens and Gomez are part of a girl gang that pulls off robberies, so it’s a loose definition of “mainstream.”
The trailer is full of NSFW naughtiness and general colorful chaos. | Full Story
A recent article from EW.com has given audiences perhaps the first sneak peak of a commercial, showcasing a tiny amount of footage from Oz the Great and Powerful.
Oz the Great and Powerful isn’t set to hit theaters until March 8, but the promotional campaign seems to be in full swing. Accordingly, the production hopes to make its mark at the Super Bowl. The film stars the always marketable James Franco alongside Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz and Michelle Williams, a thrilling concoction of actors that gives any sporting event a run for its money. | Full Story
James Franco’s newest project, Kink, documents the lives of adult film makers specifically in the world of BDSM. As you might imagine the new Kink trailer is NSFW, so watch at your own discretion.
Kink centers on the largest Internet producer of BDSM porn, Kink.com. Very simply put, BDSM explores different erotic experiences involving role playing and restraint. BDSM is the combination of S&M (sadism and masochism), B&D (bondage and discipline), and D & S (dominance and submission).The documentary looks into the process and the production behind producing the erotic fantasies, shedding light and understanding on this “taboo” lifestyle. | Full Story
The film follows four college-aged girls Faith (Selena Gomez), Candy (Venessa Hudgens), Brit (Ashley Benson), and Cotty (Rachel Korine), who were best friends since grade school. The four dorm-mates are troubled that their lack of finances may jeopardize their ability to enjoy a Florida Spring Break vacation the way any college kid would. Since missing out on all that fun was too much to bare, the group decided to pay for their expenses by doing the unthinkable — they rob a fast food restaurant for the cash. Ultimately their beach partying comes to a tragic end when they find themselves in jail, busted for drugs. However, their troubles doesn’t stop there, after Alien (James Franco), a drug and arms dealer, bails them out to do some dirty work the girls get a wilder Spring Break ride than they could ever have anticipated. | Full Story
“My character is more than mean, she’s really evil,” Weisz said. “She is a pathological liar, she’s a narcissist, an egomaniac and a megalomaniac. It was a fun idea to be playing someone who is really, really bad. | Full Story
The first redband clip and trailer have dropped for Seth Rogen’s This Is The End, promising what everyone has come to expect from a film starring Rogen and the rest of his buddies: laughs galore.
The first part of the trailer is a quirky message from Seth Rogen and James Franco as they await the Mayan apocalypse in Franco’s bunker. They introduce This Is The End before running out of things to do and ensuing hilarity. | Full Story
The members of Oz better beware because the witch just flew back on her broomstick. Disney has released the new movie poster of upcoming film Oz The Great And Powerful, showing off the green-faced, pointy nose, wicked witch of the west.
Disney has not yet announced which witch is taking the role of playing the wicked witch, whether it’s Theodora (Mila Kunis), Evanora (Rachel Weisz), or Glinda (Michelle Williams). Although, many assume that Weisz will be taking on the role of the evil monkey calling witch. | Full Story