James Franco is considered one of the most talented dramatic actors in Hollywood and one who is unafraid to take on any role if it will provide him the opportunity to stretch his mind and dramatic range and he is proving this once again with his recent movie news.
The good looking, provocative actor used the social media vehicle 'Instagram' to show his fans and the media the first pictures of him as Michael Glatze, a gay activist who became anti-gay in the film "Michael".
He is an actor who is no stranger to playing the role of a gay man as he appeared in the film 2008 "Milk" as the younger lover of the San Francisco city supervisor and gay rights activist Harvey Milk".
This role as Michael Glatze is ideal for an actor with his dramatic range as it will give him the opportunity to show the many different personalities that exist within this character and as some social media entertainment observers have noted, there are likely multiple personalities for him to identify and explore.
The movie will likely be controversial and cause much debate which when one looks at the roles that James Franco takes on is something that the PhD candidate seems to truly enjoy.
Interestingly his choice of this role and his recent selfie picture with Zachary Quinto have resulted in some fans and entertainment observers wondering whether he is gay, something that some might say he is encouraging with his uploading of pictures to social media along with captions such as 'new lover'. This is how the mischievous actor refers to Zachary Quinto, the actor who will be playing his 'lover' in 'Michael'.
James Franco is an actor who enjoys pushing the boundaries.
The best acting performances often come from the most controversial roles and those actors who are fearless in their portrayals.
James Franco is fearless and he has a controversial, meaty role in that of Michael Glatze and thus the potential of a sensational acting performance from this talented actor is a very strong possibility and thus makes this a movie that his fans and entertainment observers are looking forward to seeing on the big screen when it is released in 2015.