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Child of God Teaser: James Franco Does Cormac McCarthy

James Franco likes books. James Franco likes movies. So it makes sense that he likes making movies adapted from highbrow literature. He recently tackled William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, and now he’s presenting his take on Cormac McCarthy’s 1973 novel Child of God. It tells the story of Lester Ballard, a deviant, cave-dwelling, serial-killing necrophiliac. Whoa, is that a character description or a punch line from Franco’s upcoming Comedy Central Roast?

Watch a Teaser for James Franco’s Child of God