James Franco Brings "As I Lay Dying" to Cannes

James Franco Brings

Stepping out to promote his new flick, James Franco arrived at the Cannes photo call for As I Lay Dying on Monday (May 20).

The Pineapple Express hunk joined co-stars Ahna O”Reilly, Beth Grant and Tim Blake Nelson for the relaxing affair and chatted to press about his new project.

Per the synopsis, As I Lay Dying is based on the 1930s classic by Faulkner and follows the death of Addie Bundren and her family”s quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.

This is a very special project for James, as he wrote the screenplay, directed and stars in the movie.