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James Franco: Got Milk? GOT MILK!

James Franco: Got Milk?  GOT MILK!

Spiderman actor James Franco, Speed Racer star Emile Hirsch and American Gangster actor Josh Brolin are all set to appear opposite Sean Penn in Gus Van Sant‘s biopic Milk.

Cast details per The Hollywood Reporter: Penn, 47, stars as Harvey Milk, the country’s first openly gay elected official, a San Francisco city supervisor who was assassinated in 1978. Brolin, 39, will play Dan White, the rival politician and supervisor who shot Milk and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone to death at City Hall. Hirsch, 22, has been cast as gay rights activist Cleve Jones, an intern and close ally of Milk‘s, who went on to found the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Franco, 29, will play Scott Smith, Milk‘s lover and campaign manager.

Filming begins January 2008 in San Francisco, where Milk became the first openly gay man elected to office in 1977.

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