Zeroville (film)

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Film poster
Directed by James Franco
Produced by Caroline Aragon
Vince Jolivette
Michael Mendelsohn
Written by Paul Felten
Ian Olds
Based on Zeroville
by Steve Erickson
Starring James Franco
Seth Rogen
Jacki Weaver
Megan Fox
Will Ferrell
Danny McBride
Dave Franco
Cinematography Bruce Thierry Cheung
Distributed by Alchemy
Running time
96 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Zeroville is an unreleased American comedy-drama film directed by James Franco, based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Steve Erickson. The film stars Franco, Seth Rogen, Jacki Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell and Danny McBride. Filming began on October 24, 2014, in Los Angeles.


A young seminarian who worships film arrives in Hollywood in 1969, during a transitional time in the Industry.



In March 2011, the novel by Steve Erickson was optioned by actor James Franco for a feature film. On October 24, 2014, the ensemble cast joined the film, which includes Seth Rogen, Jacki Weaver, Megan Fox, Will Ferrell, Danny McBride, Dave Franco, Craig Robinson, Joey King and Horatio Sanz.[1]


The principal photography of the film began on October 24, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.[2] Filming also took place in Pasadena in November.[2]


On September 12, 2015, it was announced Alchemy had acquired U.S distribution rights to the film and will release it in 2016.[3] However, as of May 2017, the film remains unreleased, and trailers for the film have been removed from the Internet.


  1. ^ "Seth Rogen, Will Ferrell, Megan Fox and More Join Franco's Zeroville". October 24, 2014. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "James Franco’s ‘Zeroville’ begins filming in L.A.". October 24, 2014. Retrieved October 27, 2014. 
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