James Franco to guest star on 'The Mindy Project' Season 2

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James Franco just added another role to his very long filmography. The actor landed a guest-starring role on the Season 2 premiere of "The Mindy Project."

Fox announced his two-episode arc, which begins on Sept. 17, in a press release. He'll play Dr. Paul Leotard, "the charismatic and popular doctor who replaces Mindy at Shulman & Associates while she is in Haiti on a volunteer mission. A former professional fashion model, Dr. Leotard radically altered his career goals after he accidentally walked off a runway at fashion week and was saved by a pregnant woman. From that day forward, he devoted himself to helping pregnant women and immediately applied to medical school."

When Zap2it spoke with Mindy Kaling about "The Mindy Project" after the first season aired, she teased her hopes and dreams for Season 2.

"We never did anything with snow. That, to me, would be fantastic. So next year, I want to do some snow stuff. It's the most magical, decadent thing we do," she says. "I'd love if the character dated a plastic surgeon. That would be fun ... and so stressful. He keeps staring at her nose. I notice noses."

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