November 3rd, 2011
02:30 PM ET
Halloween’s over, but James Franco still has a spooky trick planned. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Franco has announced that he's going to conduct a seance to contact deceased playwright Tennessee Williams.
Considering Franco’s usual hijinks, a seance isn’t too surprising. The actor says his beyond-the-grave encounter will happen on November 13 during Performa, the biannual NYC performance art festival.
The “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” star, along with video artist Laurel Nakadate, will use a Ouija board to connect with Williams in part one of “Three Artists in Search of Tennessee,” a three-part commissioned piece. It's art!
After the seance, parts two and three of the project will involve casting for Williams’ play "The Glass Menagerie." Franco, 33, will be reading the role of the Gentleman Caller as he auditions actors and actresses for the parts of Tom and Laura.
If you can’t attend the Performa performances in person, you can catch them afterward on art website Paddle8.com.
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