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There’s Franco in My McCarthy

By posted at 10:30 am on February 8, 2012 0

Sometime Ph.D candidate, sometime actor, and ubiquitous lit blog all-star James Franco (henceforth known as “He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named”) has begun filming an adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s Child of God in West Virginia, and I’m reminded of that line from W. B. Yeats’The Second Coming” — “The best lack all conviction, while the worst / Are full of passionate intensity.”

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