Franco is the star of Boyle's new film based on the true story of a mountain climber who becomes trapped under a rock and is forced to take desperate measures to save his life.
James Franco and Danny Boyle Smile for the Cameras at the "127 Hours" Premiere
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 02: Actor James Franco and Director Danny Boyle attend the New York premiere of '127 Hours' at Chelsea Clearview Cinema on November 2, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Wednesday, Nov 3, 2010 Updated at 10:13 AM EDT