James Franco’s “Spring Breakers” was not without controversy, which is where the star might have drawn his comparison to “Taxi Driver” in his latest rant.
The “Palo Alto” actor posted a photo on his infamous Instagram account, railing against the announcement of a “Spring Breakers” sequel.
“This is not being done with [filmmaker] Harmony Korine or my consent. The original was wholly Harmony’s creation and these producers are capitalizing on that innovative film to make money on a weak sequel.”
Franco warned that anyone who joins the sequel “is jumping on board a poison ship” before possibly taking things a bit too far.
“Can you imagine someone making the sequel to ‘Taxi Driver’ without Scorcese and DeNiro's consents? Insanity!” he offered.
Read the full comment here and let us know if you think he might be blowing things out of proportion in the comments.