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some oscar voters are having a case of james franco remorse – la times

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some oscar voters are having a case of james franco remorse – la times

"can i change my vote?"that was the question several motion picture academy members were asking after five women accused actor james franco of inappropriate or sexually exploitative behavior in a times investigation published thursday.advertisementthe allegations — two of which showed up on twitter sunday, the night franco won a golden globe for his lead turn in "the disaster artist" — arrived just as the voting period for oscar nominations was ending.franco, who denies the allegations, is considered a strong possibility for an oscar nomination for playing tommy wiseau. wiseau became a cult figure after the release of his 2003 film, "the room," which many critics, official and arm-chair, call the worst movie ever made.this year's eight-day oscar voting window ends friday evening, and, according to several awards season consultants, the heaviest voting days are the first and the last.which means franco could already have banked a number of early votes but lost late ones; the nominations will be announced on jan. 23.either way, franco is a last-minute figure of controversy in an oscar season rife with it. the fall of harvey weinstein, after stories in the new york times and the new yorker detailed multiple allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct, triggered an avalanche of accusations against a number of men that reshaped this year's awards season. weinstein was booted out of the academy, kevin spacey was erased from oscar hopeful "all the money in the world...