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James Franco Premieres 'Sal' in Texas

James Franco Premieres 'Sal' in Texas

James Franco rocks a denim shirt at the premiere of his film Sal at the Paramount Theater on Sunday (October 23) in Austin, Texas.

The 33-year-old actor wrote, directed, and starred in the film, which premiered as part of the Austin Film Festival. Check out the exclusive photo in the gallery of James walking into the screening!

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On the red carpet, James discussed his desire to write Sal, which chronicles the final hours of the life of actor Sal Mineo.

“He was an actor I admire, but I just thought he had a particularly tragic story,” James said.

10+ pictures inside of James Franco at the premiere of Sal in Austin…

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Credit: Arnold Wells; Photos: Wenn
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  • claudiaxo

    aww, glad to see him smiling again!

  • MarilynandtheDiamonds

    Most beautiful smile!

  • Dani

    LOVE his smile.

  • Tiff

    More and more he looks like a hobo. He’s the only cute actor that makes himself look nutz.

  • J.R

    He looks stoned..

  • J.R

    He looks stoned and his nasty yellow teeth gross.

  • mary Jane Callender

    The reason he looks this way is his character on General Hospital…
    As a dirty low life… Who terrifies a lot of people on the. Show!
    So if you want to see him watch General Hospital on ABC …

  • LaCroix

    This man’s father just died & most of you just have comments on the color of his teeth? shallow people..

  • Frozoid


    This is a celebrity website. We are allowed to say anything we want about celebrities. No need to lecture us. You’re not the censor here.

  • Helen

    I like him. He’s true to form and nobody’s fool.

  • Facts

    What happened to this guy? Lay off the coke dude.

  • julesea


    Was at this event and also so James the night before and he is anything but “gross”. He is even more attractive in person and his teeth do not look “yellow” in person. He is extremely hansome and is really sweet to his fans. My daughter met him and he was very gracious to her. I think it says alot that his father just died less than a month ago and he is out greeting fans, taking pics with them, and supporting a movie that he worked hard on. He was very charming and interesting at the Q&A after the film and does not seem weird or stoned at all. That movie ,”Sal” was surprisingly good and he is growing as an director/writer with each flim he does. He is currently filming “Oz” so that has something to do with his physical look right now. He also doesn’t take drugs so for all of those that say he does, you are way off base. He is often tired b/c he doesn’t sleep much and he has those “sleepy” eyes that look that way.

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