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James Franco and Zachary Quinto Wear Glowsticks, Have a Night 'Out with Molly': PHOTO

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James Franco continues to post images presumably shot during production of Michael, the film about 'ex-gay' activist Michael Glatze, co-starring Zachary Quinto. Franco posted one of he and his "new lover" Quinto earlier this week.

Writes Franco on Instagram: "Me and Quinto out with Molly! ...Molly is a girl I know! Wtf!"

Molly, of course, is the street name for the club drug MDMA. Madonna once got in trouble for mentioning it.


James Franco and His 'New Lover' Zachary Quinto: PHOTO

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Actor and prolific social media user James Franco has Instagrammed a couple of new photos fresh off the set of his new film Michael, which is focused on the life of "ex-gay" activist Michael Glatze.

We got our first look at him in his new role earlier this week. The film is based on a New York Times article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis and is being directed by Justin Kelly. Gus van Sant is an executive producer on the project.

Franco captioned the above photo with Zachary Quinto as "My new lover, SPOCK!" Quinto plays Glatze's ex-lover in the movie.

AFTER THE JUMP another photo of Franco from the film's production - this one's a selfie of the actor sporting blond hair.

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First Look at James Franco as 'Ex-gay' Activist Michael Glatze In New Gus Van Sant Film: PHOTO

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James Franco posted an photo today in his role as ex-gay activist Michael Glatze for the upcoming film Michael. The movie tells the story of Glatze, the founder of the (now shuttered) gay twink magazine XY and the short-lived publication Young Gay America who went "ex-gay" and became a poster boy for that movement.

Wrote Franco:

Last month, it was reported that Zachary Quinto had signed on to play the former boyfriend of Franco’s character. Emma Roberts and Chris Zylka will also star. 

The film, produced by Gus van Sant and directed by Justin Kelly, is based on “My Ex-Gay Friend,” a New York Times Magazine article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis. You can read the article HERE

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James Franco Slams 'Homophobic' Gawker Article Implying He's Gay

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Actor James Franco took to social media today to criticize what he called a "homophobic" Gawker article published Wednesday implying he's gay.

The article, entitled "James Franco Is Living With a Man," floated the idea that actor Scott Haze was Fraco's "live-in boyfriend" based on two sentences in a recent New York Times piece on Franco. 

Wrote Gawker's J.K. Trotter, in part:

But theirs is the kind of relationship—somewhat ambiguous, seemingly gay, probably romantic—that almost always sends The New York Times into a bizarre moral panic.

Franco's response, posted on Facebook:

 

James Franco Was Everywhere This Year, Including Stephen Colbert's Christmas Card: VIDEO

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James Franco joined Stephen Colbert last night for a grilling on a variety of topics, including what comes after his PhD, when he's going to settle down and have a family, his view on the Orlando Bloom - Justin Bieber feud, his movie Child of God about a necrophiliac who becomes a murderer, things that he hasn't done and those that he'd like to do, and his ubiquity this year which included a surprise appearance on Colbert's Christmas card.

Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Zachary Quinto Signs on to Star with James Franco in Film About 'Ex-Gay' Activist Michael Glatze

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Back in April we reported that James Franco was set to play Michael Glatze, founder of the (now shuttered) gay twink magazine XY and the short-lived publication Young Gay America who went "ex-gay" and became a poster boy for that movement.

QuintoNow Variety reports that Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts have signed on to the film:

Quinto will play the former boyfriend of Franco’s character. Roberts is set to reteam with her “Palo Alto” co-star as his girlfriend. Chris Zylka (“The Amazing Spider-Man,” “Piranha 3DD”) is also attached to the film as another past love interest.

The script for “Michael” is based on “My Ex-Gay Friend,” a New York Times Magazine article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis (author of “Travels with Casey”) about Michael Glatze, a Christian minister from Wyoming who was so entrenched in gay culture before rejected his homosexuality, he founded a gay youth magazine. Justin Kelly will direct. Gus van Sant is the executive producer, along with producers James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Michael Mendelsohn, Ron Singer and Scott Reeve.


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