When we first heard that big movie star James Franco was cast in a story arc on 'General Hospital,' we thought it couldn't be real. Franco, who played a prominent role in the Oscar-nominated biopic 'Milk' and received a Golden Globe Best Actor nom for his work in 'Pineapple Express'... appearing in a soap opera? Since the news broke last month, we've slowly realized that this bit of zany stunt casting - though hilarious - is no joke, and now there's proof. ABC has released a promo teasing Franco's upcoming two-month 'GH' tenure, wherein the actor plays a gravelly-voiced villain named... Franco. His first episode airs next Friday, New York magazine reports, and though we've seen the evidence, it's never been more true: we cannot believe it. Watch