James Franco Lands Top Acting Award at 2011 Santa Barbara Film Fest


James Franco


The actor will be handed Outstanding Performance of the Year award at the January 2011 event for his role as young adventurer Aron Ralson in new movie '127 Hours'.

"Spider-Man" star James Franco has landed on the 2011 Oscars-watch list after scoring a leading acting prize at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in California. Franco will be handed the Outstanding Performance of the Year award at the January 2011 event for his role as young adventurer Aron Ralson in new movie "127 Hours".

The gripping film chronicles Ralson's battle for survival in Utah's Moab Desert after his arm is crushed by a boulder deep within a canyon. Franco will join an illustrious group of previous Outstanding Performance Award recipients, including Colin Firth, Penelope Cruz, Angelina Jolie, Helen Mirren and the late Heath Ledger.

In "127 Hours" itself, James Franco plays alongside Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara and Clemence Poesy among others.

© AceShowbiz.com


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