Top Stories

James Franco Reveals Qualms with Michael Fassbender's Movie 'Shame' (Exclusive)

James Franco Reveals Qualms with Michael Fassbender's Movie 'Shame' (Exclusive)

James Franco poses with his I Am Michael director Justin Kelly in this feature for BlackBook‘s latest issue.

In a quote provided exclusively to JustJared.com, the 37-year-old actor talks about his feelings on sex in movies and if any progress has been made on the issue. He uses Michael Fassbender‘s movie Shame to discuss his feelings.

“I don’t know how much progress we’ve made in movies about sex. Take a movie like Shame, which is an incredibly well-made movie in many ways, but the main character — because he’s supposed to be a sex addict, even though he actually doesn’t seem like that much of a sex addict to me — needed to be kind of punished in the end,” James said. “I had my qualms about showing his bottom as an addict in this seedy gay bar that’s depicted as kind of like hell, and then getting blown by a guy, as if that’s the lowest a person can go.”

For more from James, visit BBook.com! Bigger photo inside…

Just Jared on Facebook
james franco doesnt think theres progress with sex in movies

Photos: BlackBook
Posted to: Exclusive, James Franco, Magazine

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Justin Bieber ditches his shirt at the gym - TMZ
  • Elton John is NOT retiring - Gossip Cop
  • Yara Shahidi started a fun new project - Just Jared Jr
  • Selena Gomez wears pajamas and heels while shopping- Radar
  • Milo Ventimiglia opens up about working with Will Smith - Lainey Gossip
  • Moana hits big at the box offices for the second weekend - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Guest

    ►►►I RECEIVED FIRST DRAFT OF $13000!@Alina:

    <<<<>>>….

    ✈⌚¿♥❣♂♀☿Ⓐ✫✬✭✮✯❂✡★✱✲✳✴✵✶✷✸✹✺✻

    ➨➨➨➨http://OnlineHomeJobsHub/Work

    <★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★

  • Tom

    the latest entertainment news

    http://hollywoodgossip24.blogspot.com/

  • forrest gump

    so he is a gddamn F@ggot after all.

  • Tom
  • TEX

    If you’re a straight man and you’re so addicted to sex that you resort to getting blown by a dude in a gay bar, then YES I would definitely consider that a low point.

A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here