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James Franco will play a 'tech billionaire' in a movie with Bryan Cranston

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Bryan Cranston — goofy dad on Malcom in the Middle and ruthlessly cold dad on Breaking Bad — will play a dad in an upcoming comedy with noted academic James Franco, The Wrap reports.

The movie, delightfully titled Why Him?, will star Franco as a "tech billionaire" dating Cranston's daughter. When Cranston goes to visit his daughter at Stanford, he butts heads with Franco, who presumably will spend much of the movie smirking, quoting Kierkegaard, and wearing four Apple Watches on each wrist. But who knows!

There's no word yet on when the movie will be released.