This week, Franco is returning to our cinema screens in
. Directed by Danny Boyle, hot off his
Oscar success, the film tells the true story of Aron Ralston, a mountain climber who got his arm trapped under a boulder in a Utah canyon.
It's one of Franco's most impressive and challenging roles, as he has to hold the screen for the majority of the film, and there's been plenty of awards buzz rewarding his efforts.
Up next, he'll be seen in
Rise of the Apes
, assuring he has no chance of being typecast.