Over the weekend, the 36-year-old caused shutterbugs and fans to do a double take as he stepped out with a clean-shaven look.
As a refresher, here’s what Franco has looked like for the last little while…
Now, he looks like this (feel free to ignore the part about grabbing himself):
[Caption: “I shaved! About to act with my man, BOBBY DUVAL. Don’t worry, I’m shirtless underneath this shirt, and grabbing myself beneath the frame.”]
To bring things to a complete circle, here’s a photo of James Franco and Robert Duvall backstage on Broadway in May, with Franco’s beard.
What do you think? Is a clean-shaven Franco better than a bearded Franco? Launch the gallery, above, for more photos of a clean-shaven James Franco at LAX and weigh in below.
[All photos courtesy of AKM-GSI]