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Harmony Korine -- banned from "David Letterman"? The talk show host has cleared up rumors with James Franco about the backstage shenanigans of the 'Spring Breakers' director, which involved Meryl Streep, a push and a rifled purse.
"I heard he was banned from the show," said Franco, who portrays a drug and arms dealer in Korine's recently released film, during a recent episode of "The Late Show with David Letterman."
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James Franco had another occasion to celebrate before Friday's release of his newest film, Disney's "Oz the Great and Powerful" -- a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The 34-year-old actor was joined at the Thursday ceremony by his mother Betsy and brother Dave as well as the movie's director, Sam Raimi, and friend and frequent co-star Seth Rogen, who appeared with him in the 1990s series "Freaks and Geeks" and the 2008 stoner film "Pineapple Express." The actor took the opportunity to showcase his standup comedy skills, delighting much of the crowd.
James Franco says an Australian government ban on several public screenings of the gay film "I Want Your Love" over "explicit sexual activity" is "silly" and "embarrassing."
The 34-year-old actor made his comments in a video posted on the official YouTube page of his colleague and the movie's American director, Travis Stewart, on Monday, March 4.
A blonde Vanessa Hudgens, a gold tooth-capped James Franco, a cover of Britney Spears' Baby One More Time," coeds in bikinis and women kissing are just some of the highlights of the upcoming raunchy R-rated action film "Spring Breakers," as seen in a trailer released on January 17.
The movie was directed by Harmony Korine and stars Hudgens, fellow Disney Channel alum Selena Gomez, "Pretty Little Liars" star Ashley Benson and the director's wife Rachel as a group of college students who get into more than just your typical spring break hijinks.
A new official poster for the new Disney film "Oz The Great and Powerful" has been released and shows what fans of the "Wizard of Oz" franchise have been expecting eagerly -- an image of a witch.
A spokesperson for the studio told OTRC.com on Wednesday, December 19, that the identity of the person, who sports green skin and a black, pointy hat and corset dress, will not be identified for now.
Looks like James Franco didn't fall run off with his "Spring Breakers" co-star .
The 34-year-old actor has slammed reports that he is dating 22-year-old Ashley Benson. According to Radar Online, the pair were romantically linked and it was rumored that Benson broke up with Justin Bieber's best friend Ryan Good to pursue the relationship.
Michelle Williams and Mila Kunis joined director Sam Raimi at Comic-Con in San Diego on July 13 for the "Oz: The Great and Powerful" panel. Williams dished to reporters before the panel that she felt very lucky to be a part of the production and considered it a family film.
"I felt very lucky to be included in that group and also to put ... it's nice to put a little good back into the world," she said in an interview provided by Walt Disney Pictures, the film's studio. "I think it really is, at its heart, a family movie and I was excited to be a part of that."
The trailer for the film "Oz: The Great and Powerful" made its debut at Comic-Con in San Deigo on July 12 and features glimpses from the world of Oz and the CGI technology used in the film.
The film stars James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz and is adapted from the L. Frank Baum novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." The trailer can be seen below.
Ellen DeGeneres and Helen Mirren were named among the celebrities who will be honored with stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for 2013, the Walk of Fame Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced on Friday in a live press conference.
Stars in the arenas of Motion Pictures, Television, Radio and Recording were selected to receive stars among hundreds of nominations to the committee at a meeting held on June 15 and approved by the Chamber's Board of Directors.
See photos of Mila Kunis, Jennifer Garner and Johnny Depp at Walt Disney Studios CinemaCon on April 24, 2012 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.
At the event, stars and filmmakers gather to promote upcoming Disney movies and reveal new details about the projects. This year welcomed stars from "The Lone Ranger," "Oz: The Great and Powerful," "Brave," "The Odd Life of Timothy Green" and "Wreck-It Ralph."