When it comes to Instagram, no one knows how to get people talking like James Franco. And this time, he didn’t have to get naked or even seduce a teenager!

All he had to do was poke a little fun at his brother, Dave and his pal Zac Efron!

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The controversial Broadway star took to Instagram to post a fake report about his brother dating his Neighbors costar.

“Efron and my brother, dating!!!!!!!! Congrats, boys! I’m so happy for you!!” he captioned the silly shot.


Of course, the guys aren’t actually dating.

Turns out it’s just a photo manipulation of a report about Zac cozying up to his other Neighbors costar, Halston Sage created on Photoshop by an Instragram user named “@davefrancock” who photo shops Dave into, well, everything it seems.

He left a hint about his identity on the byline of the post shared by James.

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But now there’s only question left unanswered… who is @davefrancock? Is it Dave Franco’s attempt to upstage his big brother’s narcissism and Instagram presence? Is it just a super fan? Zac Efron, maybe?

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