James Franco was snubbed for a best actor Oscar nomination for his performance in “The Disaster Artist,” just as he’s fielding accusations of sexual misconduct. Instead, Timothée Chalamet (“Call Me by Your Name”), Daniel Day-Lewis (“Phantom Thread”), Daniel Kaluuya (“Get Out”), Gary Oldman (“Darkest Hour”), and Denzel Washington (“Roman J. Israel, Esq.”) were nominated. In a […]
Five women have stepped forward to accuse actor-director James Franco of sexually exploitative or inappropriate behavior, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday. One former student at Franco’s Studio 4 acting school, Sarah Tither-Kaplan, told the Times she was cast as a prostitute in 2015 in an as-yet-unreleased feature called “The Long Home” and then asked to perform a “bonus scene” depicting an orgy in which Franco would simulate oral sex on several women. Tither-Kaplan claimed that Franco removed a clear plastic guard that covered the actresses’ vaginas and continued to simulate oral sex with no protection — an account another actress on set confirmed to the Times.
Thanks to James Franco and The Disaster Artist, Tommy Wiseau's awful cult classic The Room, dubbed the 'Citizen Kane of bad movies', has its place in film history.
James Franco has addressed the accusations of sexual harassment which have emerged following his Best Actor win at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.
After scooping the gong for Best Actor at the Golden Globes last night, James Franco waved up director and actor Tommy Wiseau onto the stage with him to celebrate his win with him.
James Franco is being lauded for his performance and direction of 'The Disaster Artist', but the Academy Awards have historically not been kind to comedies.
Watch the iconic first encounter between Tommy Wiseau (James Franco) and Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) in 'The Disaster Artist'.
‘The Disaster Artist’ just got a lot more interesting after actor and director James Franco revealed he directed the movie in character as legendary bad director, Tommy Wiseau. ‘The Disaster Artist’ tells the story of the making of ‘The Room’ – the ill-fated movie directed by the real-life Tommy Wiseau… and widely regarded as one of the worst film’s ever made. Essentially, Franco’s weird approach to the project meant that he adopted the role of Tommy Wiseau not just for the movie… but while he was behind the camera, too.
James Franco’s comedy “The Disaster Artist” has nabbed a distributor and an awards-seasons release date. A24 is partnered with New Line Cinema on the movie, which will hit theaters on Dec. 1 for exclusive engagements in the U.S., followed by a nationwide release on Dec. 8. New Line parent Warner Bros. Pictures will oversee the international distribution,... Read more »