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30 James Franco Innovations

From Weapon-Wielding Covers to Nonchalent Actor-Led Tours

— August 26, 2012 — Pop Culture
These James Franco innovations revolve around the endlessly busy actor. Franco has been known for his role in Spiderman, 127 hours and the cult hit Freaks and Geeks.

Franco's career has been widely publicized as he has been featured in hit films and given acclaimed performances. He has been honored with co-hosting the Oscars for the 83rd Academy Awards alongside Anne Hathaway.

Throughout his acting career, Franco has been constantly learning at Columbia university and has managed to balance both school and career. He currently teaches at the esteemed university -- a class on poetry and film. As an academic and a true original, Franco has channeled old movie stars with an interesting modernity that has allowed him to stay relevant regardless of his role or film.
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Twisted MythologyAdaptations
Twisted MythologyAdaptations
‘Rebel’ By James Franco Recreates Classic James Dean
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Man-Hunt Host Campaigns
Man-Hunt Host Campaigns
Oscars 'Off the Grid' Hilariously Promotes the Movie Award Show
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Nonchalent Actor-Led Tours
Nonchalent Actor-Led Tours
The James Franco Multi-Tasker Galaxy Spot is Set in His Home
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Magical Children Book Retellings
Magical Children Book Retellings
The Oz: The Great And Powerful Trailer Leaves Fans Wanting More
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Apocalyptic Blockbuster Commercials
Apocalyptic Blockbuster Commercials
The Rise of the Planet of the Apes Trailer is Movie Mayhem
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Pop Icon-Inspired Art Shows
Pop Icon-Inspired Art Shows
The Rebel Art Exhibit was Curated by Actor James Franco
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Celeb Learning Classes
Celeb Learning Classes
James Franco Launches a College Course on Himself
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Celebrity New Year's Resolutions
Celebrity New Year's Resolutions
Will Ferrell, Fergie & More Kick Off 2008
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Golden Statue Campaigns
Golden Statue Campaigns
The Oscar 2011 Promo Pics Star James Franco and Anne Hathaway
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Celebrity Behind Covers
Celebrity Behind Covers
The James Franco Flaunt Magazine Front is Revealing
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Hosts-in-Training Campaigns
Hosts-in-Training Campaigns
The Oscars 2011 Commercial Has Dancing and Dress Malfunctions
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Pop Culture Pencils
Pop Culture Pencils
Let the Greenwich Letterpress Pop Culture Pencil Inspire Your Writing
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Alternate Ending Web Comics
Alternate Ending Web Comics
How 127 Hours Should Have Ended Darkens an Already Sad Film
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Peculiar People Portraits
Peculiar People Portraits
Kasiq Illustrates Individuals that are Strange, But Beautiful
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Weapon-Wielding Covers
Weapon-Wielding Covers
James Franco VMAN Fall 2009 Issue Glamorizes Violence
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Award Show Chameleons
Award Show Chameleons
The Anne Hathaway Oscar On-Stage Outfit Changes Were Incredible
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Bespoke Suit Campaigns
Bespoke Suit Campaigns
The Gucci Made to Measure Ads Stars James Franco
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Gender-Bending Beefcakes
Gender-Bending Beefcakes
The James Franco Candy Magazine Cover Brings a Whole New Look
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Successful Social Media Protests
Successful Social Media Protests
Did James Franco Cancel UCLA Commencement Speech Due to Facebook?
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Reprised Celeb Campaigns
Reprised Celeb Campaigns
The James Franco Gucci Ad is Back and Better than Ever
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Leading Man Faceoff Blogs
Leading Man Faceoff Blogs
The Gosling vs Franco Tumblr Pits Hollywood's Best Against One Another
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Sleepy Celeb Polaroid Shoots
Sleepy Celeb Polaroid Shoots
James Franco Covers the Debut Issue of Mister Muse Magazine
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Retro Celeb Shoots
Retro Celeb Shoots
James Franco Gets Quirky for a GQ Style Germany Spring 2012 Cover Shoot
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Reversed Film Remixes
Reversed Film Remixes
The Backwards Movie Posters by Twisted Sifter are Clever
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Hollywood Perfume Endorsement
Hollywood Perfume Endorsement
James Franco For Gucci
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Offbeat Celebtography
Offbeat Celebtography
Terry Richardson Captures Funny Side of Celebrities
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