Los Angeles - James Franco is hoping to carve out a new career as a rockstar.The actor - who received a lot of criticism after he presented the Oscars with Anne Hathaway last year - will release his debut album MotorCity under the name Daddy on Tuesday.The duo have just unveiled their romantic new music video for Love in the Old Days which was directed by James.He told Rolling Stone magazine: "I know I do a lot of things. I'm very aware of that. I'm sure there are a lot of sceptical people, hearing about me doing music. To me, it all comes from a similar place. It's like using different tools to express things in different ways."Album artJames has teamed up with his artistic college friend Tim O'Keefe for the album and it also features guest vocals by Motown singer Smokey Robinson who decided to collaborate with the actor after meeting him on a flight.The album art features the actor's recent Spring Breakers co-stars Selena Gomez, Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Benson and Rachel Korine.The 34-year-old star revealed he wrote and produced MotorCity while filming the Oz: The Great and Powerful in Detroit.The movie is due to hit screens next year and also stars Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams and Rachel Weisz.
Watch James Franco's video for Love in the old days here:
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
Pink Floyd will put out previously unreleased tracks as part of a giant box set that explores the experimental rock legends' foundations, the band's label has said. Read More »
Niall Horan is set to announce a solo deal with Sony, One Direction's mentor Simon Cowell has hinted. Read More »
Local music videos.
Acts to watch in 2016.
South AfricaCity Press
Cape TownCity Press
HousesR 4 200 000
HousesR 840 000
HousesR 2 450 000