At this point, it shouldn't be even a little surprising that James Franco got involved with a project for Candy magazine that will only make people question his sexuality more. For one thing, he has a track record of interest in looking at ambiguities in gender and sexuality; for another, it seems like the speculation kind of amuses him. The shocking thing here, really, is the styling. So eighties:
The pictures were shot by pervy professional photographer Terry Richardson. (Okay, there's another surprising thing: why does this man keep getting jobs? Besides the fact that his schtick is getting tired, he keeps sexually harassing people!) Candy, for those curious, is "the first fashion magazine ever completely dedicated to celebrating transvestism, transexuality, cross dressing and androgyny, in all its manifestations," according to its Facebook page.
And now, the burning question: who does Franco look most like here? I'm going with one of the Collins sisters. Probably Jackie.
Here's another shot of Franco (not looking anywhere near as dramatic and mysterious) with Richardson: