Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times, in review of the film, wrote: "Franco is a nice match for him [Penn] as the lover who finally has enough of political life".
Franco began 2010 by making an appearance on the sitcom 30 Rock where he played himself and carried on a fake romance with Jenna Maroney (Jane Krakowski) in a scheme concocted by their respective agents.
which was released in September 2006; the same month, Franco appeared briefly in The Wicker Man, the remake of the seminal horror film.
Also in 2006, he made a cameo appearance in the romantic comedy The Holiday.
127 Hours centered on Ralston trying to free his hand after it became trapped under a boulder in a ravine while canyoneering alone in Utah and resorting to desperate measures in order to survive, eventually amputating his arm.
During the five-week, 12-hours-per-day shoot, Franco would only leave the gully set to use the lavatory and would read books such as academic textbooks to keep busy.
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and the 2005 war film The Great Raid, in which he portrayed Robert Prince, a captain in the United States Army's elite Sixth Ranger Battalion.
I was better suited for this role than the responsible surgeon".
Of Franco's character, Apatow said, "You tell him, 'Okay, you're going to play a pot dealer', and he comes back with a three-dimensional character you totally believe exists.
We must admit, his answers hit the swoon button so we had Jonathan and his equally date-worthy twin brother Drew Scott come back for another round.
The reality hunk answered these questions and more in our Twitterview recap below.