By Adam Markovitz
Updated December 01, 2010 at 07:45 PM EST

As if getting out from under that boulder wasn’t tough enough: 127 Hours star James Franco subjects himself to an in-depth grilling in the hot seat across from James Lipton on an upcoming episode of Inside the Actors Studio, airing next Tuesday, Dec. 7 on Bravo. In the tradition of the show, Franco offers up plenty of personal anecdotes about his life and career — like how he didn’t exactly make a good first impression on 127 Hours director Danny Boyle. “Turns out he thought I was stoned at the meeting,” Franco tells Lipton. “Somebody told him that I wasn’t and that I’m just very relaxed. And that he should give me another chance. And so he did.” Check out the clips below.

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