James Franco Posts Hilarious Photo Announcing Brother Dave's (Fake) Relationship With Zac Efron: "I'm So Happy for You!"

Actor jokingly writes, "Effron and My brother, dating!!!!!! Congrats, boys! I'm so happy for you!!!"

By Bruna Nessif Jul 25, 2014 12:48 AMTags
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This is good. This is really good.

James Franco posted a hilarious screenshot of a supposed HollywoodLife article announcing brother Dave Franco's relationship with his Neighbors co-star Zac Efron (and while we think it's safe to assume that everyone understands this is totally fake, we may be wrong, so here's your disclaimer: Dave Franco and Zac Efron are not really dating. Sorry?)

Yes, the screenshot looks pretty convincing, but if you pay attention to the details of the picture, you'll notice that the font varies in different instances and the author of the story is "Dave Francock" with a thumbnail of James Franco.

The 127 Hours star jokingly captioned the photo, "Effron and My brother, dating!!!!!! Congrats, boys! I'm so happy for you!!!"

The doctored photo was inspired by the actual story of Efron dating his Neighbors co-star Halston Sage back in April.

So who was the funnyman (or woman) behind this masterpiece? Well, it's unclear. It turns out there's an actual "Dave Francock" on Instagram, who posts multiple pictures with Dave Franco edits, including this article. "SURPRISE! !! #davefranco #zacefron #hollywoodlife #mannip," they captioned the photo.

Is this Dave Franco's secret social media account? Or is it actually James Franco playing the ultimate trick on us all? Or maybe this is just a Franco super-fan who is really good at Photoshop? Yeah, that sounds about right.

Either way, kudos on a successful post, mystery person!