November 5th, 2009 | Uncategorized

Franco arrives, Yale swoons

Berkeley College and the Yale Film Society hosted a Master’s Tea in Linsly-Chittenden Hall today with actor, screenwriter, director and professional student James Franco, one of Hollywood’s most swoon-worthy celebrities.

Franco, who has garnered critical acclaim for his roles in “Milk” and “Pineapple Express,” spoke about his newer roles as a writer in Columbia University’s Master of Fine Arts program and as a director at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.

“I enjoy film, but I’ve been doing it for twelve years now. I went back to school because, for me, acting wasn’t enough,” said Franco, who followed the tea with a screening of some of his recently directed short films and a question-and-answer session.

The crowd in attendance was overwhelmingly composed of female students.

Read more in tomorrow’s News.