James Franco has signed on for a two-month stint on General Hospital. Beginning on November 20th, he'll play a mysterious, death-obsessed artist—clad in all-black—who witnesses a murder and begins fucking with the residents of Port Charles.

Sneak Peek: James Franco Joins General Hospital CastS

So, assuming that this is his art studio, and seeing the sign in the background, will Franco be playing a character named Franco?


Sneak Peek: James Franco Joins General Hospital CastS

It appears that he's a multi-media artist, expressing himself through photography, painting, and evidently—from this still—installations. (This bed setup so Tracey Emin circa '99.)


Sneak Peek: James Franco Joins General Hospital CastS

He's also into graffiti. What does his tag mean? Is it some kind of James Bond 007 thing?