James and Maggie are set to star in the upcoming show The Deuce on HBO. The show tells the story of the legalization and ensuing rise of the porn industry in New York beginning in the 1970s and its ongoing rise through the mid-1980s.
James will be playing twin brothers who operate a Mob front, while Maggie portrays a hooker.
The show is set to premiere in early 2017.
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James Franco flashes a smile alongside Tori Spelling while attending a special screening of their revamped version of Mother May I Sleep With Danger? held at the Crosby Street Theater on Tuesday (June 7) in New York City.
The 38-year-old actor, who executive produced the flick, was also joined by Tori‘s co-star Leila George and co-writer Amber Coney at the event hosted by Lifetime, Sony Pictures Television and Vulture.
The original Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? told the story of a mother who discovers her daughter (Tori) is dating a murderer (Ivan Sergei). This time, Tori plays the role of the mother, who after the shock of her daughter (Leila) coming out as a lesbian, discovers her new girlfriend (Emily Meade) is a blood-sucking vampire – Watch the trailer below!
‘Mother, May I Sleep with Danger?’ Trailer
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The movie combines four black and white shorts into one film and “deals with issues of race, gender and class set in the American South during the early 20th Century,” according to Variety.
The four shorts are adaptations of William Faulkner stories and the movie was developed by James along with Elysium Bandini Studios and UCLA. Other stars in the film are Topher Grace, Beth Grant, and Twin Shaddow.
This is the second film being created under Elysium Bandini, a new collaboration between Jennifer Howell‘s The Art of Elysium and Vince Jolivette‘s Rabbit Bandini Productions.
In Those People, Manhattan’s gilded Upper East Side, a young gay painter is torn between an obsession with his infamous best friend and a promising new romance with an older foreign pianist – Watch the trailer below!
‘Those People’ Trailer
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