CATEGORIES Movie NewsOn Monday, news broke that one of James Franco's NYU professors was (allegedly) fired for giving the 'Spider-Man' actor a D in acting class. "In my opinion, they've turned the NYU graduate film degree into swag for James Franco's purposes ... a possession, something you can buy," said now ex-NYU acting teacher Jose Angel Satana. So, a movie star and former Oscar host perhaps inadvertently gets a professor fired from his prestigious university job? The only thing that can make this story better is the Taiwanese animation team!
Better known as Next Media Animation, the group has gained popularity for their hilarious animated retelling of American news. In the Franco video, James gets a D from his professor, Angel Santana, who is then promptly chased off school property (just like it happened in real life -- maybe). There's also a reenactment of Franco's famous amputation scene from '127 Hours.' Make sure to keep a look out for the not-so-subtle 'Spider-Man' reference along with New York University scenery that looks nothing New York.
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