James Edward Franco (born April 19, 1978) is an American actor, director, producer and film professor who played Branson in the 2017 film Alien: Covenant.[1] Other notable films Franco has appeared in include 127 Hours (2010), Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy (2002-2007).


  1. "AVPGalaxy - AvPGalaxy Exclusive: James Franco To Appear in Alien: Covenant!". Retrieved on 2016-12-10.