Enjoying the work behind the camera instead of in front, James Franco will debut his next directorial project, “Child of God,” at the Venice Film Festival.
Following “Interior. Leather Bar” and “As I Lay Dying,” this movie adaptation follows an outsider-turned-serial killer in 1960s Tennessee.
In addition to directing, the “Pineapple Express” star will also appear in the drama, along with Tim Blake Nelson, Jim Parrack, and Scott Haze.
Check out the teaser trailer below, in which we”re first introduced to Lester Ballard, described as a child of God. After debuting in Venice, “Child of God” will be screened as a special presentation at the Toronto International Film Festival.