So, here's the first look at James Franco in the latest entry to the uneven Planet of the Apes franchise, Rise of the Apes. He's looking pretty confident here pretending to do science, that's for certain, but the question I have is: Is his conspicuously-fit scientist more or less convincing than Will Smith in I Am Legend? Let's take a look.
If we were judging this entirely on their "I'm very concerned about this computer's finding on vampires/apes" stares, no question, I'd give it to Smith. But if we're taking props into account, Smith's clichéd lab coat really can't compete with Franco's Largest Bluetooth Headset Ever Made. What do you think?
Has any image encapsulated the career of Andy Serkis better than this photo of him with James Franco and Freida Pinto on the set of Planet of the Apes prequel Rise of the Apes? Unless a photograph was somehow able to capture someone shouting "Hey, Gollum, do a 'my precious'!", ... / Continue →
Continuing his plan to make the phrase, "You know, a James Franco movie," far less meaningful than, "You know, an Adam Sandler movie," James Franco has signed on to star in a pair of new films during his General Hospital hiatus.
The actor has been the first name announced in R... / Continue →
As you read this, M. Night Shyamalan is out there wheeling his dwindling, moribund filmmaking skills, hoping they can get one more movie eked out before fading away to come back as Bruce Willis or something. He's currently in Costa Rica shooting After Earth, a sci-fi film that,... / Continue →