Is the University of Houston's well-respected Creative Writing Program about to get as a student James Franco, the actor known for post-grad studies, 127 Hours and not being the greatest Oscar host?
Which more or less matches Franco's educational career.
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We've called UH for comment but haven't heard back. Facebook chatter from some CWP people say he's been accepted, but apparently has applied at a wide range of schools for his further studies and therefore isn't guaranteed to be coming.
If he does, we're sure UH will react very, very calmly.
Update: UH confirms that Franco has at least been accepted. The Creative Writing Program issued a statement:
James Franco was scheduled to enter the PhD program in Literature and Creative Writing in Fall 2011, but he requested a deferral for an additional year, which the faculty granted, so he is now scheduled to begin doctoral work here in Fall 2012.