First Look: James Franco Films Scenes for “Homefront”

Posted Tuesday October 16, 2012 11:06 AM GMT

Getting to work on his latest project, James Franco was spotted on the set of “Homefront” in New Orleans, LA on Tuesday (October 16).

During a break, the 34-year-old actor texted away on his cell while flipping through David Markson's “The Last Novel.”’

In the film, the “Spring Breakers” star plays the role of Gator. The character is a local drug lord in a small town who comes head to head with a DEA agent.

The Gary Felder-directed flick also stars Jason Statham, Winona Ryder, Frank Gillo, Kate Bosworth and Rachelle Lefevre.

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