James revealed the first photo of himself portraying ex-gay activist Michael Glatze on August 11. Since then, he’s been posting pics of his new ‘do on Instagram. Do you love this new look?
James Franco is channeling former gay activist Michael Glatze in a new movie, and for the role, he’s undergone a dramatic makeover! See pics of his new blonde hair below!
James Franco Is Blonde — Makeover For ‘Michael’ Movie Role
James revealed his new look on Instagram. In the first photo on August 11, James posted his blonde look with the caption: “That Late 90s bleached look.”
In another, he posted a picture of him looking pensive, writing: “He thinks: “I wish I was Ryan Gosling, but I’m just me, oh well.””
On August 13, he posted another photo, saying: “Let’s Party! Blondes have more fun!! But do you respect me?????”
In a more recent photo on August 13, James is back to his curly brown hair — it’s either an old pic or he’s completed filming his “blonde” scenes.
More On The Movie
The movie Michael will follow the life of Michael Glatze. He was the founder of Young Gay America magazine, but then renounced homosexuality after becoming a Christian pastor and married a woman.
James plays the lead, with Zachary Quinto as his ex-boyfriend. Emma Roberts will play Michael’s girlfriend.
Gus Van Sant is producing the film and it is being shot in New York City.
We want to know, do you like James Franco’s blonde makeover, HollywoodLifers?
— Dory Larrabee Zayas