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James Franco sued by former teacher


September 6th, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor James Franco has been hit with a lawsuit by his former university lecturer in an ongoing legal dispute.Jose Angel Santana took court action last year ... Read more...

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Blake Lively new face of Gucci


June 24th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively has been roped in as the new face of Italian fashion brand Gucci.She has been chosen due to her impeccable style and ... Read more...

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Rihanna to show off comedy skills


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has bagged another film role after making her debut in "Battleship". She's starring in Seth Rogen's new comedy "The End Of The ... Read more...

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Amanda Seyfried to play the role of Linda Lovelace in biopic


January 4th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A biopic story of the stormy life of porn star Linda Lovelace is currently in production. Reports say at least two movies based on the ... Read more...

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Academy urged to recognise Serkis work


December 30th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Actor James Franco has urged the voters of Academy Awards to seriously consider his "Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes" co-star Andy Serkis for a ... Read more...

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James Franco to play Hugh Hefner?


December 21st, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (IANS) Actor James Franco is reportedly in talks to play the younger version of Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner in an upcoming biopic about porn star ... Read more...

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Gyllenhaal replaced in Richard Kuklinski biopic


December 15th, 2011 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 15 (IANS) Actress Winona Ryder is set to replace mum-to-be Maggie Gyllenhaal in a new film about notorious killer Richard 'The Iceman' Kuklinski.Gyllenhaal was initially due to ... Read more...

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James Franco turns photographer


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor James Franco has signed a project to work as a guest campaign photographer for denim brand 7 For All Mankind.Franco will direct and shoot the ... Read more...

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Franco to narrate architectural documentary


November 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor James Franco has been hired to narrate a documentary about architects Charles and Ray Eames.The "127 Hours" star is going to be the voice behind director ... Read more...

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Michelle Williams thinking about quitting acting


September 21st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 31-year-old Hollywood star Michelle Williams has revealed that she wants a change in career. During an interview with Hobo Magazine, the “My Week With Marilyn” star ... Read more...

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Franco to direct ‘Child Of God’


September 20th, 2011 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor James Franco is all set to direct "Child of God", a film based on Cormac McCarthy's novel."Child of God" follows a recently-released convict who lives ... Read more...

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Eddie Murphy to host 84th Oscar ceremony


September 7th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Actor Eddie Murphy, popular for films like "Beverly Hills Cop" and the "The Nutty Professor", will host the 84th Academy Awards ceremony at the ... Read more...

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Actor Eddie Murphy to host the 2012 Oscars


September 7th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS (BNO NEWS) -- Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy, who is known for his roles in movies such as 'Trading Places', 'Beverly Hills Cop', and 'The Nutty Professor', will host the ... Read more...

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Rahman’s ‘If I Rise’ nominated for WSA


August 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Music composer A.R. Rahman's says his composition "If I Rise" from the film "127 Hours" has been nominated for the World Soundtrack Awards (WSA)."'If I ... Read more...

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Franco to make porn documentary


August 12th, 2011 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) James Franco is making a documentary about the porn industry after he realised porn stars know how to sell sex."I actually am very interested in pornography... ... Read more...

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‘Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ is ape-solutely wonderful (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


August 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Rise Of The Plane Of The Apes"; Director: Rupert Wyatt; Cast: James Franco, Andy Serkis and Freida Pinto; Rating: ****Every revolution has three phases: rampant injustice, germination of revolt against ... Read more...

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Franco wants to settle down


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor James Franco who recently parted ways with actress Ahna O'Reilly says he wants to settle down but feels he is an ametaure, when it comes ... Read more...

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Franco to hold art seminar


July 31st, 2011 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) James Franco is turning art teacher for a special one-off seminar.The "Milk" star, who is a photographer and has directed a short film, is also studying ... Read more...

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Freida Pinto dazzles on the red carpet of the premiere of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’


July 29th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto dazzled one and all at the red carpet premiere of her new movie ‘Rise of the Planet of the ... Read more...

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It’s splitsville for Franco, O’Reilly


July 21st, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Actor James Franco has confirmed that his five-year relationship with actress Ahna O'Reilly has ended.The actor parted ways with his girlfriend because he is busy with ... Read more...

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James Franco splits from longtime girlfriend Ahna O’Reilly


July 20th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor James Franco has publicly announced that he has split from his longtime girlfriend Ahna O’Reilly. He refused to mention when the relationship ended and he ... Read more...

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Franco has distinctive style of acting: Pinto


July 17th, 2011 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto says she was taken aback by co-actor James Franco's style of acting.The two are working together on "Planet Of The Apes", where Pinto ... Read more...

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James Franco was unhappy with Oscar script


July 12th, 2011 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Actor James Franco has criticised the script of this year's Oscars, saying he was unhappy with the material given to him while hosting the awards ... Read more...

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Franco’s acting surprised Freida Pinto


July 10th, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto was surprised by James Franco's unique acting style but learnt a lot from him when they worked together on "Rise of the Planet ... Read more...

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Penn Badgley to star in Jeff Buckley’s biopic


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Penn Badgley is all set to star in Jeff Buckley’s biopic. The other contenders for the role were James Franco and Robert Pattinson, but the ... Read more...

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Franco honoured for charity work


June 16th, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Actor James Franco has been honoured for his humanitarian work at an AIDS charity event.Franco received the Piaget award of inspiration for his philanthropy and contributions ... Read more...

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James Franco delays art debut


June 1st, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Actor James Franco has delayed the opening of his James Dean inspired art exhibition in Venice because he needs more time to fully realise his vision ... Read more...

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Michelle Williams bags role in ‘Oz: The Great And Powerful’


May 19th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Actress Michelle Williams has signed up to star as Glinda, the good witch, in Sam Raimi's "Oz: The Great and Powerful".Williams will star alongside actor ... Read more...

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Rachel Weisz to play Evanora in Oz movie


May 5th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rachel Weisz is reportedly in talks to play a role in the movie “Oz: The Great and Powerful.” The actress is set to play the role ... Read more...

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James Franco gears up for his second PhD


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
"James Franco was scheduled to enter the PhD program in Literature and Creative Writing in Fall2011, but he requested a deferral for an additional year, which the faculty granted, so he ... Read more...

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James Franco to do second Ph.D


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) Actor James Franco is set to continue his studies in 2012, as he has won a place at the University of Houston, Texas, to pursue his ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian makes it to the Twitter fail list


April 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Kardashian has been included on the list of celebrities who has failed on Twitter. Despite the fact that Kardashian has over 7 million followers on ... Read more...

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James Franco keeps mum on Kidman’s ‘charmingly juvenile’ email-id


April 20th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 20 (ANI): Looks like multitalented James Franco has good appetite for secrets too.During an interview to promote his new medieval comedy, 'Your Highness', the 33-year-old Oscar-nominated actor did not ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Witherspoon to aid quake-hit Japan


April 14th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Actors Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon are among many Hollywood stars to support Japanese musician Yoshiki's efforts to raise money for relief efforts in earthquake and ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway proud of hosting Oscars


April 9th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) So what if her presentation as the host of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards alongside James Franco was criticised? Actress Anne Hathaway is still very ... Read more...

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