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This Is The End Set Visit Interviews: Seth Rogen, James Franco, Jonah Hill And More Tell All
On some set visits, you spend a lot of time talking to the people who make the film look the way it does, from the production designers to the costumers to the director, all of them showing you their amazing special effects and the unique world they've created, usually within a soundstage. And while the effects on This Is The End will no doubt be impressive-- directors Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg still seemed slightly amazed that Sony even gave them the budget they had-- the movie is really all about the talking
This Is The End Clip: Nobody Wants To Die At James Franco's House
Given how often apocalypse movies are set in Los Angeles, and the never-ending threat of an earthquake that will send all of California out to sea, you'd think at least a couple of famous people would have a disaster plan in mind. But as we can see in this brand-new clip from This is The End, apparently all there is is an assumption that they'll rescue the famous people first-- and a deep, totally understandable desire not to die in James Franco's house
Pineapple Express 2 Red-Band Trailer Is For A Real Movie, But Not Pineapple Express 2
April Fools! OK, you probably didn't fall for it, since we're not cruel enough to go with their joke in our headline, but it's fun to pretend for at least a little while that this really is the low-budget sequel to Pineapple Express that James Franco, Seth Rogen, Danny McBride and Craig Robinson made in their house, somehow stealing the original costumes from the Sony props department and convincing David Gordon Green to sign off on it
James Franco And Seth Rogen Reteaming And Heading To North Korea
No one outside Sony has yet gotten a look at This is The End, but the studio is apparently happy with what they've seen, signing Rogen and Goldberg to write, direct and produce The Interview, a comedy about what happens when a talk show host and his producer accidentally wind up in the middle of a plot to assassinate the prime minister of North Korea
James Franco Asks You To Stop Using Your Cell Phone At The Movies
I truly don't understand why people are compelled to look at their cell phones while watching a film in a theater. Isn't the point of going to the movies to remove yourself from the real world for two hours while you get caught up in a dark drama, hilarious comedy or kick-ass action movie?
James Franco Directed A Music Video For The Rapper That Inspired His Spring Breakers Character
Ask a hundred rappers how to get famous, and chances are you’ll get a hundred different answers. Build street cred by selling drugs and flashing weapons. Polish the lyrical linguistics. Perfect the freestyle. Make a YouTube video. Have an uncle who’s a record producer.
Why Sam Raimi Chose James Franco For Oz The Great And Powerful
It was over a decade ago that Sam Raimi first cast James Franco as his Harry Osborn for what would become the Spider-Man trilogy. Over the course of three movies we watched Harry change as a character, but also saw Franco develop as an actor.
Spring Breakers Offers Behind The Scenes Look
Spring Breakers centers on four college girls (the aforementioned Hudgens and Gomez, as well as Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine). Dreaming of a Spring Break vacation they'll never forget, these bosom buddies rob a restaurant to fun their trip, but land in jail. Sprung by a drug and arms dealer (Franco), they have a second shot at Spring Break glory, but first there's some dirty work to do.
Spring Breakers Red-Band Trailer Flaunts Bikinis And Bullets
Spring Break forever bitches! Harmony Korine movies will always exist on cinema’s most dangerously tangled fringes, fingerpainting the line between cultural satire and straight-up oddballery. With his latest filmSpring Breakers, he dips his feet into contemporary commercial cinema, blasting it full of bullets and blowing weed smoke through the holes
Felicity Jones Joins Jonah Hill And James Franco For True Story Crime Drama
In February 2002, reporter Michael Finkel was hit with a major double whammy. He was fired from the New York Times for falsifying elements of an investigative article, and he discovered a dangerous killer apprehended in Mexico had been going around using Finkel's name and identity.
James Franco Also Thinks The Amazing Spider-Man Wasn't Original Enough
Franco can't come right out now and say he thinks Oz The Great And Powerful will be silly, but he has no fear saying that about other franchises-- and especially those that mimic one he already made. Asked by MTV at Sundance what he thought about The Amazing Spider-Man
Tim Blake Nelson Will Steal A Woman And Raise Charles Bukowski In Upcoming Movies
O Brother, Where Art Thou?’s Tim Blake Nelson is pretty familiar with actors stepping behind the camera. He’s gone behind the lens on several occasions himself, most notably for 2010’s Leaves Of Grass, and now, he’s signed up to help two of his fellow actors work on their own directorial projects.
James Franco Welcomes You To See His New Oz The Great And Powerful Character Poster
The last time that James Franco was in a Sam Raimi film he was riding a hover-snowboard and wearing body armor while trying his hardest to avenge his father's death and murder Spider-Man. This March, however, he reunites with Raimi wearing a much different costume and is ready to cast a spell over the Land of Oz.
James Franco Wants To Direct And Star In James Ellroy's American Tabloid
Ellroy’s book came out in 1995, and is a period thriller not unlike Ellroy’s other crime-noir stories (such as L.A. Confidential or The Black Dahlia). It is divided into five sections as it follows three unconventional law enforcement agents as it attempts to connect a series of conspiracy theories entangling the CIA, the FBI and the Mafia.
James Franco Brings Graphic Gay Sex To Sundance With Interior Leather Bar
In a time of publicist-controlled images and fake reality TV personalities, it's good to know there's at least one star out there who wants to use his power just to fuck with your head. At this year's Sundance, that involved premiering two different movies in one might, both of them about kinky sex, and at least one of them featuring actual, unsimulated sex