James Franco as Ex-Gay Activist, Michael Glatze

8.12.2014

By Alex Panisch

Franco plays Glatze in the upcoming film, Michael

Michael Glatze is certainly a curious figure. Before becoming a Christian pastor and claiming that a god gave him the choice to be straight, Glatze was the founder of the magazine Young Gay America. In the upcoming film Michael, James Franco portrays the ex-gay activist and over the weekend, the actor started teasing fans with Instagrams of his new bleached hair styled to look like Glatze.

Michael, which is based on a 2011 New York Times Magazine article by Benoit Denizet-Lewis, will star Franco in the lead role and Zachary Quinto and Emma Roberts will play Glatze’s ex-boyfriend and new girlfriend respectively.

 

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