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James Franco is one of summer 2002's hottest movie hunks

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ROLE Harry Osborn, Peter Parker’s best friend

WHAT’S HOT With those piercing eyes and full lips, he gives a smoldering, passionate performance as the conflicted Harry. And with his Golden Globe-winning 2001 title role in the telepic ”James Dean,” he proved that he has the talent and cheekbones to be a new-school heartthrob.

WHAT’S NOT No matter how big he gets on the big screen, he’ll never have a role better than angst-ridden hottie Daniel Desario on the canceled TV cult favorite ”Freaks and Geeks.”

WHAT’S NEXT A role in ”Die Another Day,” the next Bond installment. We would tell you who he plays, but then we’d have to kill you.

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