Back in October via The Advocate James Franco broke my heart when he he claimed that he wasn’t gay. (He also claimed that he didn’t smoke pot so maybe that was a tip off that something might be wrong with the article)
But today James has made me a happy man and given me hope once more with his recent interview in Entertainment Weekly.
“There are lots of other reasons to be interested in gay characters than wanting myself to go out and have sex with guys. And there are also lots of other aspects about these characters that I’m interested in, in addition to their sexuality. So, in some ways it’s coincidental, in other ways it’s not. I mean, I’ve played a gay man who’s living in the ’60s and ’70s, a gay man who we depicted in the ‘50s, and one being in the ‘20s. And those were all periods when to be gay, at least being gay in public, was much more difficult. Part of what I’m interested in is how these people who were living anti-normative lifestyles contended with opposition. Or, you know what, maybe I’m just gay.”
Beat still my Francophile heart.
I’m waiting Jimmy. You’ll know me by the copy of Anna Karenina I am carrying and the doobie behind my ear.
I Love You, Phillip Morris the Jim Carrey-Ewan McGregor gay prison comedy that’s been floating around for what seems like forever, will float around some more as the company set to roll out the film has postponed its release indefinitely. Consolidated Pictures Group had first planned to release the film on March 26. That date was bumped back to April 30. And now April 30 has been bumped back to some undetermined date in the future.
The film has already been released to good reviews all over Europe and in Britain . Clearly Consolidated Pictures Group and Hollywood is thinking that America just can’t cope with the idea of a mainstream gay romantic comedy.
Oh grow up!!