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Acting On 'The Deuce' Amid #MeToo Is A 'Strange, Meta, Confusing Thing,' Says Emily Meade

Spoilers for The Deuce Season 2 follow. The Deuce Season 2 comes to an end on Nov. 4, but its influence will be felt in other HBO productions due to a major behind-the-scenes change. One of the stars, Emily Meade, brought an "intimacy coordinator"…
By Caitlin Gallagher

Busy Philipps Wants You To Pay Attention To Her Book, Not That James Franco Story

During a Thursday Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen appearance, Busy Philipps said the James Franco story overshadowed her book and she's frustrated as a result. In her memoir, This Will Only Hurt A Little, Philipps claims Franco physically…
By Allyson Koerner

Maggie Gyllenhaal Explained Why James Franco Is Still On ‘The Deuce,' Despite Those Allegations

HBO's series The Deuce is currently well into its second season, despite the fact that one of its major stars and executive producers, James Franco, was accused by multiple women of sexual assault and misconduct in January of this year. His co-star,…
By Julia Emmanuele

Seth Rogen Just Responded To The James Franco Allegations With Support For His Collaborator

Months after sexual misconduct claims were made against James Franco, his working partner Seth Rogen has weighed in. And Rogen's response to the allegations against Franco in a new interview with Vulture appears to be supportive of his longtime…
By Meghan DeMaria

James Franco Will Return For 'The Deuce' Season 2 Amid The Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Even in the wake of the sexual misconduct allegations against him, James Franco will return for The Deuce Season 2, confirmed by writer Megan Abbott in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. In addition to starring on the show as Vincent and…
By Kadeen Griffiths

Young Steven Tyler Looks Like James Franco In This Super Bowl Commercial & It’s So Awkward

The 2018 Super Bowl means a football game and an exciting halftime show, but more than that, it means advertisements: funny ones, weird ones, and memorable ones. Whether they're memorable for good, bad, or awkward reasons is always a toss-up, and…
By Sophy Ziss

A Lot Of People Won't Be Happy To See James Franco At The SAG Awards

After The Los Angeles Times reported that five women accused James Franco of sexual misconduct (the actor said the accusations are "not accurate" in an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert), there's been speculation as to whether the…
By Stephanie Downs

James Franco Just Addressed The Sexual Misconduct Allegations Again & Here's What He Said

Two days after sexual misconduct allegations against James Franco surfaced, the actor has opened up once again. While appearing on Late Night With Seth Meyers on Wednesday night, Franco denied the allegations against him made by two women on…
By Nicole Pomarico

Three New Women Have Accused James Franco Of Sexual Misconduct

In a piece published Thursday by the Los Angeles Times, James Franco was accused of sexual misconduct and exploitative behavior by three new women, bringing the total number of women who have made allegations to five. All five women spoke with the…
By Allyson Koerner

Watch James Franco's Response To The Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Although The New York Times canceled an upcoming event with James Franco after sexual misconduct allegations were made about the actor, Stephen Colbert didn't do the same. The host had the Golden Globe winner on The Late Show (series film editing:…
By Caitlin Gallagher

James Franco Has Been Accused Of Sexual Misconduct By Two Women

Just days after he won a 2018 Golden Globe, James Franco is facing new allegations. On Monday, actor Violet Paley accused Franco of sexual misconduct in a series of tweets about the actor, and since then, another woman has also come forward to share…
By Nicole Pomarico

'90s Kids & Book Lovers Alike Will Be Excited About James Franco's Next Movie

Whether you're a lifelong lover of literature or not, there's something special about a person's first encounter with poetry. As reported by Deadline, James Franco will play Shel Silverstein in a film based on the famed poet's life. For many kids…
By Sabienna Bowman

Why Watching 'The Deuce' Feels Like Traveling Back In Time

While watching HBO's The Deuce, the show is so dedicatedly unglamorous — even when movie stars like James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal walk onscreen — that it almost feels like traveling back in time. But is The Deuce based on a true story? The…
By Kayla Hawkins

James Franco Has Some Relationship Advice For All

James Franco opened up about his appearance in upcoming rom-com, Why Him? to Entertainment Weekly, and his interview implied that working on the movie had potentially been a learning experience. Because I'm telling you, dear readers, havers of…
By S. Atkinson

Watch James Franco Hilariously Endorse Hillary

If you're asking what my favorite James Franco role, first I'd probably say his part in Milk, because come on. But my second favorite project of his is probably Franco's hilarious endorsement of Hillary Clinton, which was released by Women Vote! You…
By Alexis Rhiannon

The True Story Behind 'King Cobra' Is Totally Wild

James Franco has made a reputation for himself as an artist who loves to take risks. Seemingly not content with just being a blockbuster movie star, the 38-year-old has expanded his craft in a number of unexpected ways, like taking film classes at…
By Johnny Brayson

19 '90s Shows That Should Make A Comeback

Forget Throwback Thursday — 2016 seems to be one big '90s nostalgia trip powered by the premieres of Fuller House, the new Ghostbusters, and the highly-anticipated upcoming revival of Gilmore Girls. The reboot/revival trend seems to have no signs of…
By Mallory Carra

Michael Cera On Vulgar 'Sausage Party'

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's latest venture is the jaw-droppingly inappropriate Sausage Party, an animated film about food who finds out the horrifying truth about what happens when they get taken home from the grocery store. And while most films…
By Anna Klassen

James Franco Has Rainbow Hair Now

If you were scrolling through your Instagram feed yesterday and happened to catch a slightly surprising (and seriously weird) snap and wondered: Is James Franco's rainbow hair real? You are definitely not alone. The actor debuted a pretty dramatic…
By Sienna Fantozzi

19 Big Celebrities Who Debuted In '90s Films

The most epic time in television was undoubtedly the ‘90s. But because the peak days of Disney and Nickelodeon took over our lives, we may have let the glory overshadow brilliance that was happening in film. And by brilliance, I mean '90s debut…
By Taylor Ferber