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James Franco

James Franco is an American Actor and has co-hosted the 83rd Academy Awards.

Personal Biography


James Franco attended the Columbia University and New York University and has lived in the New York City.


In November 2012, he bough a duplex in Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles area for $775,000. The house has two bedrooms and additional attached 1-bed, 1-bath area with kitchen and deck.

Professional Career

James Franco is an actor and an artist.

On 15 February 2011, James Franco opened an exhibition of his artwork in Germany.

Movies / Filmography

83rd Academy Awards

James Franco will host the 83rd Academy Awards along with Anne Hathaway. He said that he has been taking voice lessons as a preparation to host the Academy Awards. Franco also revealed that his entire family will be present at the Academy Awards function.

James Franco in News

Victorino Noval Productions Supports Emmy(R) Award-Winning The Bay The Series Expanding Noval's New Media Ventures
Financier, Philanthropist and Media Entrepreneur Victorino Noval today announced his latest venture: The Bay, the Daytime EMMY® Award Winner for Outstanding Drama Series New Approaches. With diverse interests in film, music, and television, Victorino Noval is primed to become a "King of New Media."

POPSUGAR Announces 8th Annual POPSUGAR 100 Winners -- The Most Popular Celebrities of 2014
POPSUGAR, the leading online destination for the latest pop culture, entertainment and lifestyle content, today released the eighth annual POPSUGAR 100 winners -- the top 100 most popular celebrities and influencers of the year.

Super Bowl Commercials 2014 -- The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 03, 2014) - Super Bowl commercials are among the most expensive in the world mainly because of the mass audience the game attracts. Millions of people in America and around the world tune in every year to watch the game and major brands invest heavily to get a spot on air. In fact, many people watch the games just for the commercials

INFORUM Hosts James Franco at The Castro Theatre
INFORUM at the Commonwealth Club today announced that it will host actor James Franco on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013, at The Castro Theatre. The conversation entitled, "James of All Trades: An Evening with James Franco" will highlight James's acting career, his independent artistic endeavors, Actors Anonymous and more

JDate Partners With Live Talks Los Angeles to Offer Exclusive VIP Date Experiences
JDate®, the largest and most successful online Jewish community, and Live Talks Los Angeles, an organization that features on-stage conversations with top writers, musicians, actors, humorists and thought leaders in business and science, have announced a partnership that offers JDaters® exclusive access and discounts to all Live Talks Los Angeles events

Tune In and Join Popsugar Live! From the World Premiere of Oz the Great and Powerful
WHO: Join POPSUGAR LIVE! at the world premiere of Oz the Great and Powerful.Get VIP and exclusive access with POPSUGAR's entertainment editor Lindsay Miller, who will be chatting with stars of the film like James Franco, Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, and more! We'll be streaming LIVE from LA's El Capitan Theatre starting at 9:30 p.m. EST/6:30 p.m

March Monkey Madness Weekends at Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
March, the month of spring break, sports and monkeys? The Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel offers a March Monkey Madness shopping package that includes a gift card to The Denver Pavilions, self-parking and an appetizer in 16Mix Cocktail Lounge. The gift card may be used for shopping or for tickets to the new movie "Oz the Great and Powerful" staring among others Finley, the Flying Monkey

Enderby Entertainment's Tony-Seven Films to Produce Four Films for Viva Pictures and Uncork'd Entertainment's 2013 Horror Series
The independent film, television and digital media company, Enderby Entertainment has inked a deal with Viva Pictures and Uncork'd Entertainment to produce four Tony-Seven Films projects in conjunction with a current horror series to include 15 films for 2013.

Helen Mirren among 24 Walk of Fame inductees for 2013
Dame Helen Mirren will be honoured with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame next year.

James Franco heaps praises on Kristen Stewart
James Franco has praised Kristen Stewart' for her acting skills and said that she deserves her success.

Selena Gomez gushes about 'hopeless romantic' boyfriend Justin Beiber
Selena Gomez has described her boyfriend Justin Bieber as a "hopeless romantic."

RiRi wanted James Franco to play love interest in music video
James Franco has revealed that Rihanna asked him to play her man in the 'We Found Love' video.

Gomez, Hudgens and Benson's on-screen chemistry spills out to real life
Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens and Ashely Benson, who have become very close friends on the sets of their new movie, were seen whizzing around on matching mopeds.

Amanda Seyfried wants to play down raunchy scenes in 'Lovelace'
Amanda Seyfried, who is playing the titular role in the biopic of p*rn star Linda Lovelace, is keen to play down her raunchy scenes in the movie.

James Franco to portray Robert Mapplethorne in new film
James Franco will reprise the role of a gay man as he has been cast as photographer and artist Robert Mapplethorpe in a new biopic.

James Franco to release his first novel
James Franco is set to release his first novel 'Actors Anonymous' which is loosely based on his life via online retailer Amazon.

Demi Moore set to cameo in 'Lovelace' biopic
Demi Moore is all set for a cameo as feminist activist Gloria Steinem in 'Lovelace'.

Selena Gomez had to fight hard for role in 'Spring Breakers'
Selena Gomes has revealed that she had to fight hard for a part in upcoming the jail drama 'Spring Breakers' because she was desperate to tackle a "very dark and very different" role.

Vin Diesel's 'Fast Five' named most pirated movie of 2011
Vin Diesel's action film 'Fast Five' has been declared as the most pirated movie of 2011 in a new poll.

James Franco to play Hugh Hefner in 'Lovelace'!
James Franco is reportedly in talks to cameo as Playboy founder Hugh Hefner in 'Lovelace'.

James Franco may play Hugh Hefner in upcoming biopic on p*rn legend
James Franco is in talks to portray the role of Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner of the early 70's, in an upcoming biopic about p*rn legend Linda Lovelace.

University professor got fired for giving James Franco 'D' grade
A university professor has revealed that he lost his job after he gave Hollywood actor James Franco an embarrassing 'D' grade in a course he was teaching because the 'Spider Man' star showed up for only two out of the 14 lectures he was supposed to attend.

Chris Evans replacing James Franco in 'Iceman'
Chris Evans is all set to replace James Franco in an upcoming film based on notorious killer Richard 'The Iceman' Kuklinski.

Franco to contact late Tennessee Williams through Ouija board
James Franco is planning to get in touch with dead playwright Tennessee Williams through an Ouija board in New York shortly.

Melrose Jewelers Launches Its Winter Holiday Rolex Event With up to $1000 off Rolex Watches Until Mon., Dec. 19th
Melrose Jewelers, USA's #1 Online Luxury Watch Retailer, today announced its Winter Holiday Rolex Event with up to $1000 off Select Rolex Watches. Until Monday, December 19th only customers can receive $250 off Rolex Datejust watches, $500 off Rolex President watches and $1000 off Rolex Super President watches

Melrose Jewelers ( Announces It Has Reached 180,000 Facebook Fans & $1.8 Million in Facebook Revenue
Melrose Jewelers, USA's #1 Online Rolex Watch Retailer, today announced that it has exceeded 180,000 Facebook fans on its official Facebook page. In November and December alone its Facebook fanship has grown over 30% and its Facebook revenue has surpassed over $1.8 million year-to-date.

Melrose Jewelers Launches Its His & Hers VIP Rolex Event With $3000 Off Rolex Watches
Melrose Jewelers, USA's #1 Online Rolex Watch Retailer, launched its His & Hers VIP Rolex Event with Up to $3000 off any Two Rolex Watches

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