Franco previously adapted the Faulkner novel 'As I Lay Dying' for the screen.
'Child of God' is directed by actor James Franco.
NBC has ordered 10 episodes of a TV series based on L. Frank Baum's books but said to be reimagined in the vein of 'Game of Thrones.'
The trailer for Gary Shteyngart's memoir 'Little Failure' features James Franco and Rashida Jones.
'American Hustle' was selected by the New York Film Critics Circle as the best film of the year, while the process through which the Los Angeles Film Critics Association chooses the best movie ended in a tie between 'Gravity' and 'Her.' 'American Hustle' hits theaters in wide release on Dec. 20 in the US.