Roasters Announced For COMEDY CENTRAL’s Roast Of James Franco

COMEDY CENTRAL’s gearing up for another roast and this time it’s of actor James Franco.

Canada’s own Seth Rogen will be at the helm as roast master of “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast of James Franco,” while other roasters include Bill Hader, Jonah Hill, Nick Kroll, Natasha Leggero, Jeff Ross, and Sarah Silverman.

Franco, who has starred in such flicks as “127 Hours,” “Spider-Man,” “Spider-Man 2” and “Oz the Great and Powerful,” was nominated for an Oscar in 2011 and has won a number of Critics Choice Awards. He’s slated to appear in a number of flicks, including six this year and several more next year.

The “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of James Franco” will be executive produced by Joel Gallen from Tenth Planet Productions, who also served as Executive Producer and Director of the COMEDY CENTRAL Roasts Of Rosanne Barr, Charlie Sheen, and Donald Trump, as well as the Emmy-nominated “COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of William Shatner.”

Airing day and date with Comedy Central, the “Roast of James Franco” airs on Labour Day, September 2nd at 10pm on The Comedy Network.

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