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BREAKING NEWS: James Franco to Do Multi-Episode Arc on Jill Farren Phelps' Nick-at-Nite Soap, Hollywood Heights!

Boy that Jill Farren Phelps really must have made some impression on movie star James Franco during his wacky appearances on General Hospital! The A-list star has agreed to do a multi-episode arc on Nick-at-Nite's upcoming, daily primetime soap Hollywood Heights, of which Farren Phelps is producing. According to Variety, Nickelodeon's president Cyma Zarghami made the announcement today at the cabler's upfront presentation.


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While I've made no secret that I believe Franco's stints on GH were a major bust, it's definitely a smart move to have one of Hollywood's most notorious stars of the moment help launch a new series set in Tinsletown. Let's just hope Franco's Hollywood Heights character isn't a fan of toy monkeys! In other Hollywood Heights casting news, Melissa Ordway (17 Again), Cody Longo Anthony (ex-Nikolas Alamain, Days of Our Lives)and Justin Wilczynski will join 7th Heaven's Carlos Ponce and One Life to Live's Brittany Underwood as regulars.

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