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James Franco In Talks to Join 'The Ballad of Buster Scruggs'

James Franco may have his next project lined up!

The 39-year-old actor is reportedly in talks to star in upcoming TV series The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.

The new series from the Coen Brothers is set to span six episodes, with each episode focusing on different actors and characters.

Other actors rumored to be involved in the project includes Zoe Kazan, Tyne Daly and Tim Blake Nelson.

One episode is rumored to be focused on a drifter “whose own fecklessness dogs his attempts at bank robbery and cattle driving.”

Maggie Gyllenhaal & James Franco Star in 'The Deuce' Trailer - Watch Now!

Check out the full trailer for James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal‘s brand new HBO series The Deuce!

Zoe Kazan, David Krumholtz, Gary Carr, Margarita Levieva, Emily Meade, and Lawrence Gilliard Jr. also star in the show, which takes place in 1970s New York City.

In the show, James plays a set of twins – Vincent and Frankie Martino – and Maggie plays sex worker Eileen “Candy” Merrell

Be sure to check out the premiere of The Deuce, premiering on September 10 on HBO.

Watch the new trailer below…

James Franco Would Pick Up Dates While Working at a McDonald's Drive-Thru

James Franco gives a sultry stare in this new feature from W magazine’s new issue.

Here’s what the 39-year-old actor had to share with the mag:

On when he started acting: “I started acting my senior year in high school. I had loved movies since as long as I can remember. Then finally my senior year, I started acting. And I had a girlfriend in the drama program, and she had been asked to do a one-act by this guy. And he had written this one-act and was directing and starring in it. It was this romantic piece, and they were gonna make out in it. And I got really jealous, and I begged her not to do it. But she did it anyway, as she should have. I realize in hindsight that I was jealous probably more because he had constructed this whole thing and he’d written it and directed it and was acting in it—it was, like, all the things that I wanted to do. And so as my revenge, I decided that I would join the drama class. I got the leads in the last two plays that year. Then I hadn’t applied to any drama schools ’cause I was too late, and so I wasn’t in the theater program at UCLA. But I was in L.A., and there was, like, a guy in my dorm that was on the show Cybill, with Cybill Shepherd. It was just all around me, and I was like, ‘Well, I, I need to do this now.’ So I dropped out of school. My parents wouldn’t support me anymore. So I worked at McDonald’s for two or three months. . . .I got a couple dates from the drive-thru window. [Laughter.] Then I got a Pizza Hut commercial, and then not long after that I did Freaks and Geeks. So it all worked out.”

On getting dates at the McDonald’s drive-thru: “I was in acting class, and I would practice different accents in the drive-thru, like really bad accents. But people believed me. So I’d be like [in terrible Italian-American accent] ‘Hey, welcome to McDonald’s. May I help you?’ You know, like, that bad. And I’d always know that they were interested ’cause they’d come back around. So, you know, a young lady would be like, ‘Oh, I forgot the, uh, strawberry milkshake.’She’d come back and she’d be like, ‘Well, I’m trying to learn Italian. Maybe you could give me some Italian lessons.’ I’d go [in accent], ‘Yeah, yeah, sure.’ But then there were a couple, I guess, with my Irish accent or, like, my Brooklyn accent—those I could go out on dates with. You know, we went to see Titanic, and I had to keep it up. You know, so like [in equally bad Brooklyn accent], ‘Whoa, Leonardo. Wow, he was amazing. Yo, oh.’

On how his dates would find out the truth: “Then I always had to break it to ‘em, ’cause they’d call me, and it was before cell phones. So I’d pick up the phone, I didn’t know who it was. And I’d be like [in regular voice], ‘Hello?’ And they’d be like, ‘James, is that you? What happened to your accent?’ It was always the worst, as if I was this huge imposter. Like, I had to come clean: ‘Hey, I’m not from Brooklyn. I’m from Palo Alto.’ And they just look at me like I’m a complete stranger. And it usually ended right there.”

For more from James, visit Wmagazine.com.

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James Franco, Chloe Moretz & More Live It Up at July 4th Weekend Cinespia Screenings!

James Franco keeps it cool and casual as he poses for a photo while attending the Cinespia screening of Dirty Dancing as part of their 4th of July Weekend special on Saturday (July 1) in Hollywood.

The 39-year-old actor was joined by a gal pal as well as Jeremy Allen White and his girlfriend Addison Timlin, and Sarah Ramos.

For Tuesday’s (July 4) Jurassic Park screening, Chloe Moretz was in attendance with a group of friends, as well as Matthew Perry and Last Man Standing star Kaitlyn Dever.

Complimentary beer in custom chalices was provided at Jurassic Park by Stella Artois and custom photo booths were created for each screening by Cinespia’s Artistic Director, Alia Penner.

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Seth Rogen & Rob Schneider Got Into a Twitter Feud & It Involved James Franco

Seth Rogen and Rob Schneider got into a pretty strange Twitter feud and it involved James Franco!

Over the weekend, Seth was scrolling through the social media site when he realized Rob had blocked him.

He promptly tweeted Rob asking for an explanation and he got a response!

While Rob didn’t quite give any reasoning for blocking Seth, he had a very strange condition to unblock him – he wanted to meet James Franco!

“I’ll unblock you if I can meet James Franco. You’ll be back in buddy!” Rob wrote.

It looks like things must have worked out because later that day, Rob unblocked Seth and tweeted about meeting James!

“Dear Seth, You are officially UNBLOCKED! Go celebrate 2Nite with some close friends. But be on your best behavior from now on!…And thanks for hooking me up with Franco. You’re right, he is dreamy!” Rob tweeted.

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James Franco & Ashley Greene Are 'Usual Suspects' at Cinespia Screening

James Franco smiles as he poses for a photo while attending the Cinespia screening of The Usual Suspects on Saturday (June 17) in Los Angeles.

Also at the screening was Ashley Greene with boyfriend Paul Khoury, Eiza Gonzalez, Keean Johnson, Joel David Moore, Girl Meets World stars Rowan Blanchard and Corey Fogelmanis, and Ava Phillippe.

One of the stars of the film, about a sole survivor who tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which began when five criminals met at a seemingly random police lineup, Kevin Pollack, was also in attendance.

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Chloe Moretz, James Franco, & Rowan Blanchard Attend Coach's High Line Summer Party

Chloe Moretz looks pretty in a dress covered in horses as she arrives at the Coach and Friends of the High Line Summer Party on Tuesday night (June 6) at the High Line in New York City.

The 20-year-old actress was joined at the event by James Franco, Rowan Blanchard, and Sasha Lane.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Chloe Moretz

The night before, James and the actresses all stepped out for the 2017 CFDA Awards in NYC.

10+ pictures inside of the stars arriving at the event…

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