He's been Spiderman's best friend, Harvey Milk's lover, and a stoner--all while being enrolled at Columbia University.
James Franco may be a Hollywood heartthrob, but his heart belongs to creative writing. Which is why he's just inked a deal to release a collection of short stories.
Franco has landed a book deal with publishers Simon & Schuster, his agent confirms to Fox News.
It's unknown how much Scribner's paid, or when the book will be published, but publishing appears to run in the Franco family - his mother Betsy is a bestselling children's author! Who knew?
Would you pick up a copy of his book? Or are you content with just watching him on the big screen?