James Franco Praises “Shadows”

James Franco has signed on to star in the indie drama “In Praise of Shadows” reports Variety.

The drama tells the story of William Vincent (Franco), and recounts his eccentric and curious journey that brought him back to New York City after four years in exile to rescue the woman he loves from a crime syndicate.

Jay Anania (“Day on Fire”) penned and directs the feature which begins production June 15th in New York City. Vince Jolivette, Miles Levy and Piers Richardson will produce.