James Franco to star in Why Him?
James Franco is in early talks to star in family comedy Why Him?
The story follows a Midwestern father who takes his family to visit his daughter, who is attending Stanford, and subsequently gets into a competition with his daughter’s boyfriend, a young Internet billionaire.
John Hamburg (“I Love You, Man”) is attached to direct for 20th Century Fox. Hamburg also co-wrote the screenplay with Nicholas Stoller (“Neighbors”) and Ian Helfer.
21 Laps Entertainment and Red Hour Films are producing.