James Franco on GH Script: "As Thick as a Film Script"

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Film star James Franco talks with NY Mag about his upcoming stint on General Hospital and compares it working in movies.

But why a soap opera at all?

Well ... I've got other ideas for my participation in this soap opera beyond just being in this soap opera. But it's been a blast so far. It was kind of mind-blowing. I've worked one day on it. It's one day of a few. But I think we packed seven episodes of my material in. They gave me a script for the day that was as thick as a film script and that's what we planned to shoot in a single day. No ad-libbing. If I needed it, they said they had a TelePrompTer, but the regulars didn't use it so I didn't want to use it, either. Anyway, I'm pretty good at remembering lines.

Read the entire interview at NY Mag.

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