The actor debuts his 'Francofile' column in the July/August issue of the men's magazine as part of an ongoing series, reports Page Six.
His first 'Francofile' sees the Pineapple Express star interviewing performance artist Marina Abramovic about the existence of magic and space.
He has also directed plays and musicals for the Stella Adler studios and taught a film course at New York University.
Franco next appears on the big screen opposite Amanda Seyfried and Sarah Jessica Parker in Lovelace, opening later this year.
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