21 August 2013 7:42 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Well, this was kind of inevitable... James Franco's career has always had a meta-ness to it, with the actor's personal and professional personas and his mix of brow-furrowing art projects with mainstream Hollywood fare blending and overlapping. Need evidence? Well, the movie he co-directed "Francophrenia (Or Don't Kill Me, I Know Where the Baby Is)" took footage from his stint on "General Hospital" (wherein he played an artist/serial named Franco) and reshaped into a quasi-"profile" about himself "as he muses on the absurdities of fame, its suffocating, ever-present spectre that dominates his every interaction, and his longing to do a bit of serial killing himself, starting with his agent." Apparently, that was not quite meta enough, and now Franco is taking it to the next level. The polymath has now inked a deal with Ovation for “James Franco Presents," a ten episode series, running one hour each, »


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