It's a hectic week for
On Saturday, Franco premiered his latest directorial effort, "Child of God," at the
And on Friday, the Playhouse West Film Festival is presenting "An Evening with James Franco and Jim Parrack" as its opening-night event at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood.
Franco and Parrack, who played Hoyt on "True Blood" and appears in "Child of God," are alumni of the Playhouse West acting school, which was founded by Robert Carnegie and Jeff Goldblum in 1981. Other actors who have studied at Playhouse West include Ashley Judd,
The 17th edition of the festival continues through Sunday and will feature several short film programs, the feature film "Daisy's" and an awards ceremony Sunday evening.