AceShowbiz - %cJames Franco% has nabbed some famous names for his adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel "In Dubious Battle". According to THR, %cEd Harris%, %cBryan Cranston%, %cRobert Duvall%, %cVincent D'Onofrio%, %cSelena Gomez% and %cDanny McBride% are among the cast members in the movie which Franco directs and stars in.
"In Dubious Battle", published in 1936, tells the story of a man who organizes a strike by fruit pickers in Southern California in the 1930s. Matt Rager ("As I Lay Dying") adapted the novel for the screenplay. Filming will start in March.
Franco is already familiar with Steinback's works. Previously, he made his Broadway debut with Broadway revival of Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men".