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James Franco defends Shia LaBeouf

James Franco defends Shia LaBeouf

Feb 20 2014, 9:42am CST | by

James Franco hopes Shia LaBeouf doesn't ruin his career in his quest to show he is an "artist". The 'Spring Breakers' star believes the 27-year-old actor's recent antics - which have included a...

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James Franco defends Shia LaBeouf

Feb 20 2014, 9:42am CST | by

James Franco hopes Shia LaBeouf doesn't ruin his career in his quest to show he is an "artist".

The 'Spring Breakers' star believes the 27-year-old actor's recent antics - which have included a silent art installation called #IAMSORRY, donning a paper bag on his head for the German premiere of 'Nymphomaniac' and repeatedly insisting on twitter that he is no longer famous - are part of a bid for him to "reclaim his public persona".

He wrote in an essay for the New York Times newspaper: "This behavior could be a sign of many things, from a nervous breakdown to mere youthful recklessness.

"For Mr. LaBeouf's sake I hope it is nothing serious. Indeed I hope - and, yes, I know that this idea has pretentious or just plain ridiculous overtones - that his actions are intended as a piece of performance art, one in which a young man in a very public profession tries to reclaim his public persona...

"I think Mr. LaBeouf's project, if it is a project, is a worthy one. I just hope that he is careful not to use up all the good will he has gained as an actor in order to show us that he is an artist."

Franco - who also compared Shia's actions with those of Marlon Brando and Joaquin Phoenix - said he understood what the 'Transformers' star was trying to do because he himself has done his best to change ideas of what people expect from Hollywood stars.

He wrote: "At times I have felt the need to dissociate myself from my work and public image. In 2009, when I joined the soap opera 'General Hospital' at the same time as I was working on films that would receive Oscar nominations and other critical acclaim, my decision was in part an effort to jar expectations of what a film actor does and to undermine the tacit -- or not so tacit -- hierarchy of entertainment."

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4 days ago

Shirtless Seth Rogen is Locked & Loaded For 'Zeroville' Scenes

Oct 23 2014 5:30pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Seth Rogen goes shirtless while shooting beach scenes for his upcoming film Zeroville on Wednesday (October 22) in Malibu, Calif. The 32-year-old actor was seen holding a surf board and two guns while filming the movie, which is directed and produced by his close pal James Franco. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Seth Rogen This isn’t the first time that Seth and James have worked together on a movie, they were co-s ...
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Les News, 102214

Oct 22 2014 12:58pm CDT | Source: Pink is the New Blog

• The Chestnut Praline Latte is coming to Starbucks [Buzzfeed] • Creepy Katie [PopSugar] • Another award for Matthew McConaughey [LaineyGossip] • James Franco being James Franco [Celebuzz] • Nice beard, DanRad [Socialite Life] • The Dalai Lama is a fan of Selena Gomez [MuuMuse] • Ariana Grande being a fan ...
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5 days ago

James Franco Poses With Bloody Megan Fox & Directs Will Ferrell For New Project

Oct 22 2014 9:47am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Instagram) James Franco poses with Megan Fox in a bloody nightgown in a new photo he posted on Instagram. The actor didn’t explain why Fox is covered in blood; he only noted that “Megan Foxy is the best!” Franco also shared on Instagram a photo of himself and a hardly recognizable Will Ferrell sitting on a couch, along with the caption, “Just directed the funniest man alive, will farrell. And one of the nicest ...
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6 days ago

Megan Fox Gets Covered in Blood for a James Franco Project

Oct 22 2014 12:20am CDT | Source: Just Jared

Megan Fox wears a white dress covered with blood while posing with a bald James Franco in this new photo posted to the actor’s Instagram account on Tuesday (October 21). While we don’t know exactly what the project is, it seems it also involved Will Ferrell! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Megan Fox “Just directed the funniest man alive, will farrell. And one of the nicest in the biz!” James captione ...
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6 days ago

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Oct 21 2014 9:29pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

James Franco Stars in Daniel Arsham’s Film About the Future of HumanityExpanding on his sculptural body of work — comprising technological objects like laptops and headphones, seemingly eroded by the lengthy passage of time — New York-based artist Daniel Arsham has filmed part two of his ‘Future Relic’ series.Starring actor and director James Franco, the short movie depicts Franco’s day as a laboratory worker from an unknown time in the future, carefully cataloging, indexing and destr ...
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6 days ago

Jaden Smith’s New Music Video Is So Pretentious It Even Says ‘Fin’ At The End

Oct 21 2014 11:37am CDT | Source: Crushable

Jaden Smith continued his campaign to be the next James Franco this week by releasing the music video for his song "Blue Ocean." And I'm pleased to inform you that it's incredibly pretentious. The kind of pretentious we've come to expect from Jaden, and then some. More »Jaden Smith’s New Music Video Is So Pretentious It Even Says ‘Fin’ At The End is a post from Crushable - Entertain ...
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Why Did You Do That Awful Movie!?

Oct 21 2014 8:56am CDT | Source: Houston's Hot Hits

Halle Berry on “Catwoman” “I thought that we needed a better villain, but I was outnumbered in that area. You just never know how people are going to respond.”   Mark Wahlberg on the M. Night Shyamalan movie “The Happening” “[Eff] it. It is what it is. [Effing] trees, man. The plants. [Eff] it. You can’t blame me for not wanting to try to play a science teacher. At least I wasn’t playing a cop or a crook!”   George Clooney on  “Batman ...
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1 week ago

James Franco Allegedly Attacks Paparazzo at Lana Del Rey Concert—See the Pic

Oct 20 2014 1:31pm CDT | Source: E Online

James Franco has come under fire after he reportedly tackled a paparazzo, who apparently wants justice following the alleged altercation.  The 36-year-old att ...
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Watch Lana Del Rey Perform "Shades Of Cool" In A Cemetery

Oct 19 2014 3:15pm CDT | Source: The Fader: Music

Also, James Franco's scuffle with a photographer.Read m ...
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​James Franco Took Down A Paparazzo For Fun At Lana Del Rey's Concert?!

Oct 19 2014 2:55pm CDT | Source: PerezHilton

Since when is hurting people and breaking their stuff fun? James Franco went to go see Lana Del Rey's concert on Friday night at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and he was down for some tricks, but no treats. The actor reportedly knocked down a paparazzo as he was leaving, and he was smiling while it happened! But the photog has since filed a report with the LAPD, stating that he has a minor back injury and broken equipment as a result. [ Photos: Celebs Who've Shaved Their Heads For R ...
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