James Franco gets a twisted new co-star in pastor drama


James Franco will be joined by “Twisted” star Avan Jogia in Justin Kelly’s “Michael”.

Franco plays the titular character Michael, a once gay activist, now an anti-gay Christian pastor. Jogia will play Will, a love interest of the pastor.

ABC Family cancelled Jogia’s show “Twisted” earlier this week, however Jogia has event series “Tut”, indie feature “Ten Thousand Saints” and pic “Shangri-La Suite” lined up to keep him busy.