February 25, 2017  
Home > News > TV

James Franco Offers to Work for 'The Colbert Report'

April 7, 2011 (7:10 am) GMT
When making an appearance on the late night comedy show, the '127 Hours' star tells host Stephen Colbert he wants to take the role of the show's art consultant.
James Franco Offers to Work for 'The Colbert Report'

Oscars co-host has asked funnyman for a job on his hit U.S. late night comedy show. The "" star, who most recently announced plans to become a professor at New York University in 2012, has set his sights on a new gig - working for "".

Franco, who is a big fan of the program, offered up his talents and nominated himself for an art consultant position during an appearance on the show on Tuesday, April 5. He says, "You rule. I want to work with you." The funnyman liked the idea and pronounced him hired.

Representatives for Comedy Central, which produces "The Colbert Report", have yet to comment on whether or not Franco will actually sign on and become an employee. The busy actor is currently a regular member of daytime soap "" and he's also making a documentary about acting.

More James Franco News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Colton Haynes to Make Live Singing Debut in Tribute Performance for George Michael
  2. 'Jurassic World 2' First Set Photo Arrives as Filming Begins
  3. Behati Prinsloo Wows on First Post-Baby Runway Show at Milan Fashion Week
  4. A Green Lantern Is Reportedly Confirmed in 'Justice League'
  5. New Photos Seem to Confirm Diane Kruger and Norman Reedus' Romance Rumors
  6. 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.': Is Nick Blood Returning in Season 4?
  7. Happy 'Twin Peaks' Day! Showtime Unveils Posters for Revival
  8. Blac Chyna Reportedly Dating Kourtney Kardashian's Former Beau Quincy Combs