James Franco was in NYC earlier this week to premiere his new Howl, which opens today, and he kept the press tour rolling with a stop at The Late Show last night. The actor shared a story about one of his grad school teachers who wasn't impressed by his star status — check out a clip from his appearance after the jump. James cleared a few days in his busy academic and extremely personal schedule to promote his new movie, which also stars Jon Hamm. Jon will have two flicks competing at the box office now, with last weekend's champ film The Town going up against his new project with James.
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