James Franco & Best-Selling Author Pen Book About… Lana Del Rey?! Get The Scoop!

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Dreams do come true!

Earlier this year James Franco wrote a touching piece about Lana Del Rey for V Magazine.

The 37-year-old’s article concluded:

“I wanted to interview Lana for a book and she said, ‘Just write around me; it’s better if it’s not my own words. It’s almost better if you don’t get me exactly, but try.'”

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Well, it looks as though the 127 Hours actor was in fact psychic because he is now co-writing Flip-Side: Real and Imaginary Conversations With Lana Del Rey with David Shields.


The book is slated to hit shelves on March 15, 2016 via Penguin Random House. Can it be next year yet?!

We aren’t entirely shocked that James is writing a book, since this project will join his other published works including — Hollywood Dreaming, Palo Alto, and Actors Anonymous. In fact, the A-Lister previously co-wrote with Shields a film adaptation of I Think You’re Totally Wrong: A Quarrel.

Hmm, very inneresting!

Although he once criticized the starlet after her controversial Saturday Night Live performance, the Oscar nominee has since grown to truly appreciate the 30-year-old as a fellow artist.

He wrote:

“Lana has become my friend. She is a musician who is a poet and a video artist. She grew up on the East Coast but she is an artist of the West Coast. When I watch her stuff, when I listen to her stuff, I am reminded of everything I love about Los Angeles.

I am sucked into a long gallery of Los Angeles cult figurines, and cult people, up all night like vampires and bikers. The only difference between Lana and me is her haunting voice. That carries everything. The voice is the central axle around which the spokes of everything else extend.”


This book is going to be EVERYTHING! Where can we pre-order it?

James, feel free to send us excerpts if you need a second opinion. HA!

Jul 24, 2015 2:54pm PDT

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