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James Franco Says 'Spring Breakers 2' Happening Without Harmony Korine's Consent

The Playlist By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist May 12, 2014 at 4:22PM

Last week came the news that "Spring Breakers: The Second Coming" was in development and headed to the Cannes marketplace to drum up financing, and it set off the alarms of fans of Harmony Korine's bonkers, neon soaked original. Firstly, he wasn't involved, nor was the cast, and instead, Jonas Akerlund has been tapped to direct with Irvine Welsh penning the script about hot young things fighting taking on militant Christians. While there hasn't been any feedback yet from Korine himself on these developments, James Franco has commented in the most James Franco way possible.
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Spring Breakers James Franco

Last week came the news that "Spring Breakers: The Second Coming" was in development and headed to the Cannes marketplace to drum up financing, and it set off the alarms of fans of Harmony Korine's bonkers, neon soaked original. Firstly, he wasn't involved, nor was the cast, and instead, Jonas Akerlund has been tapped to direct with Irvine Welsh penning the script about hot young things fighting taking on militant Christians. While there hasn't been any feedback yet from Korine himself on these developments, James Franco has commented in the most James Franco way possible.

Taking a break from a constant stream of barely dressed selfies, Franco took to Instagram in character as Alien and dropped this weird little video with the caption: "ALIEN IN REHAB! And BTW F*** that SBers 2 BS, they're doing it without HARMONY's CONSENT. Sounds LAME AS A MUTHA!"

You can see the oddball video below, and while producers Wild Bunch don't need Korine's consent, it would be nice if they reached out to him or got his blessing or something. But they appear to be confident that girls in bikinis doing bad things is enough to sell a movie on its own. Maybe they should see what happened with those "Showgirls" sequels.

This article is related to: James Franco, Spring Breakers: The Second Coming


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