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James Franco slams The Amazing Spider-Man

James Franco slams The Amazing Spider-Man

Jan 30 2013, 6:14am CST | by

James Franco has slammed 'The Amazing Spider-Man'. The 34-year-old actor - who played Peter Parker's best friend-turned-enemy Harry Osbourn in Sam Raimi's original 'Spider-Man' trilogy - was left...

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James Franco slams The Amazing Spider-Man

Jan 30 2013, 6:14am CST | by

James Franco has slammed 'The Amazing Spider-Man'.

The 34-year-old actor - who played Peter Parker's best friend-turned-enemy Harry Osbourn in Sam Raimi's original 'Spider-Man' trilogy - was left unimpressed by Mark Webb's reboot of the superhero story and claims the only point of the copy-cat film was to cash in at the box-office.

He told MTV: ''They could've strayed a little bit more from the original. It's like... why. Guess they made a lot of money. OK, congrats. But good for them. Sam and I moved on, we made 'Oz'.''

Sam - whose new film 'Oz: The Great and Powerful' is out in March - planned on producing two more sequels after completing 'Spider Man 3' in 2007.

However, he and leading man Tobey Maguire quit over script issues and Marvel's decision to make a prequel, featuring the hero as a high school student.

The filmmaker said at the time: ''While we were looking forward to doing a fourth one together, the studio and Marvel have a unique opportunity to take the franchise in a new direction, and I know they will do a terrific job.''

James might be unimpressed with the Andrew Garfield-fronted film, but his former co-star Kirsten Dunst previously revealed she is thrilled 'The 'Descendants' star Shailene Woodley is taking on the role of Mary-Jane Watson in 'The Amazing Spider-Man' sequel.

She commented: ''I really like her too, a lot... I think she's a sweetheart and such a good actress. I'm happy. If I had to pick someone, I'm happy she's following in my shoes.''

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6 days ago

James Franco Made A Documentary On SNL, Here Are The Specifics

Sep 24 2014 2:54pm CDT | Source: cinema blend

James Franco has an SNL documentary, following the behind-the-scenes world of Saturday Night Live featuring interviews with writers, crew members and plenty of featured and Not Ready For Primetime Players ...
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6 days ago

Exclusive Clip Debut from Good People Featuring James Franco

Sep 24 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

ComingSoon.net has your exclusive first look at a clip from Good People, the crime drama opening in limited theaters and On Demand on Frid ...
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New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Watch 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' at Home Now Before Disc

Sep 23 2014 4:32pm CDT | Source: movies.com

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu and, of course, Netflix. Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods Neighbors (raunchy comedy; Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Dave Franco, Rose Byne; rated R) The Signal (sci-fi; Lau ...
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1 week ago

‘The Interview’ Green Band Trailer Starring Seth Rogen and James Franco

Sep 23 2014 4:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

Chances are, if you’re in the target audience for Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg‘s The Interview, you’re not the type to be easily offended by a bit of nudity and some salty language. Still, maybe you prefer to keep things tamer while you’re at the office. Or maybe you just want to save the wildest jokes for the movie itself. So Sony has released a new The Interview green band trailer, which manages to be pretty f ...
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1 week ago

THE INTERVIEW Green-Band Trailer: Seth Rogen and James Franco Are Ruining America and Must Take out Kim Jong-un

Sep 23 2014 2:59pm CDT | Source: Collider

A few days ago, we got the red-band trailer for The Interview, and it was painfully funny.  All the jokes were landing, and it helps that they've got a great premise: James Franco plays Dave Skylark, a vapid talk show host who, along with his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen), land an interview with Kim Jong-un (Randall Park).  But their attempt at hard news gets upended when the CIA asks the duo to assassinate the North Korean leader.  If you're worried that the movie ca ...
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1 week ago

Tame, Less Raunchy, Still Funny 'The Interview' Green Band Trailer

Sep 23 2014 2:20pm CDT | Source: First Showing

"He's peanut butter and jealous!" Following last weekend's debut of the much better red band trailer for Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg's comedy The Interview, a more tame green band trailer for appropriate audiences has arrived. It's mostly the same trailer, but cuts out the extended profane bits. However, there is some solid new footage of James Franco showing his dimwitted side as talk show personality Dave Skylark as his producer (Rogen ...
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1 week ago

Seth Rogen, Denzel Washington, Michael Keaton Should Attract Fall Auds, Survey Finds (EXCLUSIVE)

Sep 23 2014 12:01pm CDT | Source: variety

Matching the right actor with the perfect project is a tricky (but tested) formula for box office success. Take “The Interview.” The upcoming story of two newsmen tapped to assassinate a ruthless military dictator didn’t really move the needle with moviegoers until they found out that the film starred James Franco and Seth Rogen, a... Read more » ...
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1 week ago

New Red Band Trailer For The Interview

Sep 21 2014 1:27pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Seth Rogen and James Franco are on a missionWe’ve had at least one other trailer for Seth Rogen and Even Goldberg’s latest directorial effort, The Interview. Here comes the latest, a Red Band effort full of their trademark filthy humour and James Franco mugging. Franco is Dave Skylark, the none-too-bright but very popular host of celebrity tabloid TV show Skylark Tonight. When he and producer / best pal Aaron Rapoport learn that North ...
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1 week ago

What Franco & Rogen Will Do To Kill Kim Jong-un In ‘The Interview': Hot Trailer

Sep 20 2014 3:05pm CDT | Source: Deadline

For anyone that didn't get enough of half-naked Seth Rogen on yesterday's The Tonight Show, well, here's the length that his backside will go “to secure the package” on a C.I.A. assignment to off Kim Jong-un in Sony's new red band trailer for the Dec. 25 comedy The Interview (No wonder why the North Korean leader wanted the film banned).  Rogen and James Franco's tabloid TV journos have had enough with their frivolous coverage of Matthew ...
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1 week ago

THE INTERVIEW Red-Band Trailer: Seth Rogen and James Franco Are Massive Sell-Outs

Sep 20 2014 10:27am CDT | Source: Collider

Sony Pictures has released a new, full-length The Interview red-band trailer for the upcoming comedy, and it’s kind of fantastic.  The film marks the directorial follow-up of Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg after the excellent This Is the End and sees James Franco playing a popular entertainment news interviewer who, along with his producer (Rogen), is tasked with assassinating Kim Jong Un in North Korea.  W ...
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