James Franco lands his first movie role since sexual misconduct allegations

James Franco has been cast in his first role since the whirlwind of sexual misconduct allegations that surrounded him beginning in 2018. Franco will star in the title role of Mace, a new action thriller from Jon Amiel, director of the acclaimed BBC miniseries The singing detective

In 2018, Los Angeles Times reported that the actor had been accused by five different women of inappropriate behavior or sexual exploitation in the course of his performance as an acting instructor or coach.