James Franco (2006's Tristan + Isolde, 2008's Pineapple Express, 2010's 127 Hours and Eat Pray Love) gained fame on TV's Freaks and Geeks, then starred as Tobey McGuire's friend/nemesis "Harry Osborn" in the Spiderman movie series.
James's younger brother, Dave Franco (2010's Charlie St. Cloud, 2011's Fright Night, 2012's 21 Jump Street), made his big-screen debut in 2007's Superbad as the soccer player who admonishes Evan for standing around and talking to Seth during the memorable scene when Seth says (edited for content) "You know when you hear girls say 'Ah man, I was so [drunk] last night, I shouldn't have ****** that guy?' We could be that mistake!"
Dave also had a small role in his brother's 2008 film Milk.
James and Dave's mother, Betsy Franco, appeared in nine episodes of General Hospital in 2010. James has had a reccuring role as "Franco" on the soap opera since 2009. Betsy played his character's mother on the show. Betsy played James's mother again in 2011's The Broken Tower,and Dave played the younger version of his brother in the film. In 2012, Betsy starred in the short film Would You, which Dave wrote and also starred in.