James Franco

  • James Franco explains Shia LaBeouf in NYT Op-Ed

          James Franco has added yet another couple of lines to his epic resume. It seems the film actor, soap opera star, professor, muralist, and selfie-master is now also a New York Times contributer and defender of erratic celebrities—in this case actor Shia LeBeouf. In an OP-ED piece titled “Why Actors Act Out,”… More ▸

  • Watch: Seth Rogen and James Franco’s ‘Bound 2′ parody

    First Kanye West and Kim Kardashian brought us the riveting — in a car crash kind of way — “Bound 2″ video. Now, James Franco and (a bare-chested) Seth Rogen, whose creative juices are obviously seriously flowing over there on the set of their upcoming  film “The Interview,” have bestowed upon us their re-creation of… More ▸

  • Watch: Mila Kunis, James Franco, and Zach Braff in ‘Tar’ trailer

    And now for your viewing pleasure, the trailer for the indie film “Tar,” or as we like to call it, a film featuring a supremely high ratio of Jews. There’s the sexy Mila Kunis, the highly roast-able James Franco, and the quintessential Kickstartering Jersey boy next door, Zach Braff. On the highbrow end of the… More ▸

  • Watch: Ben Stiller, James Franco in Arcade Fire’s new video

    In this era of tiny attention spans, 22 minutes seems like a long time to spend watching a music video on your computer. Arcade Fire must have realized that, because they’ve filled their new promotional spot for their upcoming album “Reflektor” with a bunch of great cameos–a couple of which are from talented Jews. In… More ▸

  • Newsflash: Sarah Silverman is still Jewish (the cross notwithstanding)

    Sarah Silverman revealed in a recent appearance on W. Kamau Bell’s show, “Totally Biased,” that she was hurt by the jokes made about her age at James Franco’s Comedy Central roast. This was somewhat surprising — not because the jokes weren’t offensive, but because it isn’t like Silverman hasn’t dished it out herself once or… More ▸

  • More Jewish highlights from James Franco’s roast

    After the “best joke” lists were leaked by a few of those who attended the taping of Comedy Central’s James Franco roast last Sunday night, we have to admit, we almost didn’t want to watch the thing. Then we remembered “Princesses: Long Island” is off the air, leaving Sunday night wide open. So we tuned… More ▸

  • Best (Jewish) jokes from the James Franco roast

    Comedy Central’s roast of James Franco doesn’t air until September 2nd, but already a slew of critics and bloggers are hard at work ruining it for enlightening the rest of us who weren’t lucky enough to attend the event Sunday night. While we really did want to wait to actually hear funny people like Andy Samberg,… More ▸

  • Seth Rogen to lead James Franco roast

    The prospect of Comedy Central’s upcoming James Franco roast got funnier on Friday when the network announced that Seth Rogen has been named Roast Master. The two Jewish actors go way back, having co-starred a little over a decade ago on the TV series “Freaks and Geeks,” and more recently in the films “Pineapple Express”… More ▸

  • James Franco to guest star on ‘The Mindy Project’

    The premise of James Franco’s role on season 2 of Mindy Kaling’s “The Mindy Project” is so funny on paper, we can only imagine how entertaining it’ll be on screen. The Jewish actor, E! reports, will be playing the very Jewish part of a doctor, albeit one with the not very semitic-sounding (but very amazing) name…. More ▸

  • Comedy Central to roast James Franco

    Say what you want about James Franco, but at least you can’t accuse the guy of not being able to laugh at himself. Last night the Jewish uber-overachiever announced via an Instagram video that he will be the subject of an upcoming Comedy Central roast. “Hey, yo. What’s up? I’m gonna get roasted on Comedy… More ▸