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James Franco teaching NYU film class


By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: Maybe James Franco was distracted by his upcoming syllabus?

That’s the latest theory floating around regarding Franco’s listless turn hosting the Academy Awards, now that we know he’ll be teaching a graduate school class at NYU.

Franco will teach a third-year course on directing at the Tisch School of the Arts. The NY Post reports that “a maximum of 12 students in the intimate three-year program — with an annual tuition of $46,000 — will be able to register for the course on adapting poetry into short films.”

Franco’s not the first Hollywood talent to teach in the program. “Winter’s Bone” director Debra Granik led a class, as did screenwriter John Hamburg. But Franco, no doubt, is the highest-profile Hollywood star to step to the head of this class.

In the meantime, Franco’s latest film, the comedy “Your Highness,” is chugging toward its opening. The film, which co-stars Danny McBride, Zooey Deschanel and Oscar-winner Natalie Portman, opens everywhere on April 8.

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