Selena Gomez’s new film “In Dubious Battle” officially opened in theaters on Friday and James Franco is calling her the film’s “secret weapon.” The actor directed the 1930s-era film and sat down with Entertainment Tonight to praise the pop star’s talent. “I think Selena is incredibly talented and I don’t know what people think, but it seems to me she hasn’t done tons of movies like this,” he says.
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Gigi Hadid teamed up with James Franco to star in a short film promoting her upcoming shoe collaboration with Stuart Weitzman. Instead of fighting off strangers in the street, Gigi went back to her usual modeling location and put her boxing skills to the test in the ring.
While battling masked opponents, the model still managed to show off her new boot design that comes in three different colors at a price of $500.
Watch the short film below.
(Photo credit: Stuart Weitzman Instagram account)
Nick Jonas got a new face after the New York premiere of his fraternity movie “Goat” on Monday night. While on a plane to Los Angeles, the singer decided to face-swap with co-star James Franco, pornstache and all.
The actor will be in LA promoting the film before he gets to work filming the “Jumanji” remake with actors Kevin Hart and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.
See Nick’s face-swap with James below.
(Photo credits: Nick Jonas Instagram and Snapchat accounts)
According to a new report, the movie “GOAT” is getting some early screenings as a part of National Hazing Prevention Week. The film, which stars Nick Jonas and James Franco, is based on a memoir by a real-life victim of collegiate hazing. And now, according to HazingPrevention.org, it’s being used to provide students on select campuses “a realistic and harrowing depiction of the sometimes devastating effects of hazing.”
To promote the DVD release of Zac Efron’s “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising,” a new behind-the-scenes feature has been released. The exclusive video shows Zac and co-star Dave Franco as they plan out the poker night scene.
Included in the special feature are Christopher Mitz-Plasse and Jerrod Carmichael who discuss the making of the scene that forces Zac’s character to try and get his post-college life together.
Watch the behind-the-scenes video below before the movie hits stores on September 20.
(Photo credit: MTV)
Selena Gomez isn’t letting her ongoing “Revival World Tour” or sobering self doubt keep her from redefining herself as a multi-hyphenate entertainer. Recently, Selena was featured in “The Fundamentals of Caring.” Now, Selena will be showing off her acting chops in yet another film.
Selena stars alongside James Franco, Josh Hutcherson, Bryan Cranston and Nat Wolff in “In Dubious Battle.” Based on the John Steinbeck novel, the film follows a major apple picker strike in California in the 1930s. The film is directed by James Franco and will premiere at the Venice Film Festival next month.
Check out the film’s movie poster and some behind-the-scenes footage of Selena below.
What do you think of Selena’s move towards taking over the big screen?
(Photo credit: MyLifeIsSelG Twitter account)