James Franco to Teach College Course — About James Franco

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Truly, we live in the age of Franco.

The multi-talented, multi-tasking actor has added another string to his ever-increasing bow. Not content with starring in critically acclaimed and/or blockbuster movies, taking on Oscar hosting duties (in addition to potentially winning Best Actor for his portrayal of Aron Ralston in 127 Hours), fronting Vanity Fair‘s annual Hollywood issue and writing books, all the while carrying out his studies, the 32-year-old is now going to teach a course at Columbia College Hollywood which will be based on his life.

(More on TIME.com: See more on this year’s Oscar race.)

What more is there to say? Cue the press release! “Academy Award-nominated actor James Franco has partnered with Columbia College Hollywood to offer an innovative course through which 12 of the private film school’s best editing students will create a 30 minute documentary film from videographic footage from Mr. Franco’s own unorthodox career.”

(More on TIME.com: See pictures of the outfits during the 2010 Oscars.)

Franco will speak to the students each week via Skype or — swoon! — will actually attend the class when his schedule allows (don’t ask him for an autograph, that’s not cool). And while the lessons will surely give a fascinating insight into what makes Franco tick, NewsFeed demands that they be live streamed because, by the time he makes his debut, he’ll have surely solved the crisis in Egypt, helped oversee the drawdown of troops in Afghanistan and thrown his hat into the ring for the 2012 election. (via Movieline)

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