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James Franco - "GQ" September 2008

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James Franco takes the September 2008 cover of GQ Magazine as his latest comedy, Pineapple Express, is out in theaters now. Here’s what the 30-year-old actor had to say:

On making a few bad films: “I wanted to be the best actor that I could be. It’s just sad for me, because I know I worked so hard, and I just feel like in some way I kind of blew it. It’s just hard to get away from what I see as the stain of these bad movies.”

On not getting along with the cast of Freaks & Geeks: “I’ll admit I was not a team player. A lot of it, I think, just had to do with being obnoxious when the camera was on someone else. Maybe I’d eat a banana in the background that would take focus away from other actors. I didn’t think about it that way, but now I could say, ‘Look, the scene’s not about me, it’s about them, just chill out, James. Don’t eat a f—-ing banana.’ ”

On kissing costar Sean Penn in the movie Milk: “The first kiss of the movie was out on Haight Street, with, like, 200 people watching, outside. I’m sure in the end it will be a really cool shot, but it starts close and then it takes maybe a minute. That’s a long time on film with everybody watching, and, like, a fake moustache getting in your mouth. It was long enough that you couldn’t help but thinking, ‘Oh, my God, I’m kissing Spicoli.’”

To read the full article, visit GQ.com.

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42 Comments

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# 3

So much more boyishly hot with curly hair. I am looking forward to “Milk” though.

# 4

YUMMY!!!! He is so gorgeous!! I didn’t think it was possible for him to get any yummier, but GQ did it!! WET…Yeah!

# 5

looks good! <3

# 7

he is so hot!! i love himmm!!

# 8

ahh i’ve always thought he was hot! this GQ spread is amazing

# 9
vickifromtexas @ 08/12/2008 at 1:00 pm

ugly

yes indeed… :)

stephanie @ 08/12/2008 at 1:07 pm

I love him.
So sexy. :)

Gorgeous guy, can’t wait to see Pineapple Express.

damn he’s hot!

Yeah, he always has seemed like a guy that is completely and utterly full of himself.

hes hot!!!, he’ll be the kind of guy that will date a girl less attractive than him.

KISSING SPICOLI HAHAHAHAHA
I love his sense of humour, intelligence, looks etc but wonder why he was being difficult on Freaks and Geeks.. he seems pretty cool

OUfffffffffffff so hot, one of the hottest …….

OUfffffffffffff so hot, one of the hottest …….

Oh man, he’s perfect!! Come on Jared, give us more James Franco!!!

real deal @ 08/12/2008 at 2:53 pm

wow..i just read the full article on gq and he’s so…interesting. its cool to see a serious actor for a change, and at least he learned his lessons. it sucks he’s a jerk though..but he’s hot!!

is he seeing anyone?! i dont think ive ever heard of him dating another actress or anything

gee
james is HOT.

Interesting article.

He reminds me of James Dean, looks a lot like him too. A hottie.

He looks really really hot in these photos.
Lovin pic #2 and #3 ;)

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