Tag Archives: Allen Ginsberg

James Franco’s ‘Howl’ opens in two cities today

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: “Howl” starring James Franco as poet Allen Ginsberg opens in New York and San Francisco today and in Los Angeles a week from now before a full national rollout. The film, which opened the Outfest Film Festival over the summer, is the story of how the[...]

James Franco on playing gay, but not being gay

HollywoodNews.com: James Franco plays iconic gay poet Allen Ginsberg in ‘Howl’ but is opening up that it’s just a role, not who he is in real life. Franco opened up to ‘The Advocate’ and revealed that if he were gay, he would say so because affecting his career wouldn’t deter[...]

James Franco’s ‘Howl’ releases new trailer and poster

By Greg Hernandez HollywoodNews.com: Howl was certainly a provocative choice to open the Outfest Film Festival last week. The movie stars James Franco as poet Allen Ginsberg and gives the young actor one of the best roles of his career. We get a front row seat to Ginsberg’s development as[...]

James Franco attends the Frameline 34 Film Festival

HollywoodNews.com: Actor Vincent De Paul, who starred in many independent films and played various roles in several blockbusters including “Poseidon,” “Hitch,” and “Hairspray,” arrived at Frameline 34, San Francisco’s annual international LGBT film festival, to support the Castro Theater’s packed house screening of the comedy “Baby Jane?” Also in attendance[...]

James Franco’s “Howl” to open Outfest Film Festival

By Greg Hernandez This should make for a sensational opening night for Outfest 2010! It’s just been announced that the 28th edition of the LA LGBT film festival will open July 8 with Howl, the debut narrative feature from acclaimed documentarians Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman. It stars James Franco,[...]