With Nothing Better to Do, James Franco Will Make Movie About Lindsay Lohan’s Life

By  · Published on August 16th, 2012

If you look anything like James Franco, Lindsay Lohan or both, this might be your big break. According to The Guardian (a newspaper that admittedly comes with free grains of salt), the filmmaker is prepping a video art project on himself and Lohan. Apparently there’s a post on the pay-walled Actors’ Access website (a resource for gigs) that calls for Franco-esque and Lohan-ish actors “aged 13, 21, 30, 45 and 60” to audition for a project being overseen by Franco’s production partners Vince Jolivette and Miles Levy.

It seems like only a few months ago that we were all (yes, all of us) were criticizing Franco for doing too much at once. His soap opera appearances, indie films and degree programs seemed like too much for a mortal man to handle. He even looked exhausted hosting the Oscars. The warning signs were all there, but apparently when he gets bored with only 6 or 7 projects on his plate, this is what happens.

On the other hand, Lohan has had a pretty insane life so, yeah, okay, this might be sort of…interesting. Self-indulgent? Definitely. Down the ego rabbit hole? Most assuredly. But interesting? It certainly has the potential. If I can humbly submit a title suggestion, it would be Frohan: A Song of Two Humans. Either that or Being John Malkovich.

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