James Franco's Least Favorite Role, Ever

Jarett Wieselman
April 19, 2012
James Franco's Least Favorite Role, Ever

James Franco has been very vocal about dismissively waving off the projects he participated in before evolving into an Oscar-nominated, General Hospital co-star. Now, in a new interview with Newsweek, he really lays into one of those films: 2006's Tristan and Isolde.

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"It was a big mistake. I was an overzealous young actor and wanted to make great movies. I read the script and wasn’t sure about it, but my acting teacher said it was a role that a young Brando or Olivier would do. I thought, 'OK…I guess,'" he says, before going on to detail how the hellish production landed him in a European hospital that boasted a strange affinity for Twin Peaks.

Click here to read his recounting!


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