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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 gives a special screening of “Howl” in New York

HollywoodNews.com: At last night’s special screening of “HOWL” sponsored by Maestro DOBEL Tequila, celebs like Alan Cumming, “Boardwalk Empire” star Michael Shannon, Rosie Perez and others came out to support the film’s stars James Franco and Bob Balaban. The cast and crew welcomed everyone at IFC theater in NYC, where[...]

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 prepares for Yale film studies

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: James Franco will have to shoot his “Planet of the Apes” prequel quickly this summer. In September he heads to Yale University to begin graduate work in both the writing and film departments. “It’s a first,” he said, his trademark grin spreading from ear to ear.[...]

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,[...]