James Franco Talks Locking Lips with Sean Penn
Pineapple Express stoner James Franco doesn’t seem too happy about having made out with Sean Penn.
The two star in Gus Van Sant’s upcoming Harvey Milk biopic Milk, about the openly-gay San Francisco supervisor who was assassinated in 1978. Penn plays Milk while Franco plays one of Sean’s boyfriends.
Us quotes the recent UCLA grad whining in a September GQ cover story that shooting a kiss scene didn’t take “twelve hours, but it certainly felt like it. The ﬁrst kiss of the movie was out on Haight Street, with, like, 200 people watching, outside.”
Tell us again that part about your seven-digit paycheck.
“It was a crane shot—I’m sure in the end it will be a really cool shot, but it starts close and then it takes maybe a minute. That’s a long time on film with everybody watching and, like, a fake mustache in your mouth.”