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October 2, 2013

James Franco’s film Sal, telling the story of the final day in the life of gay former teen idol and Rebel Without a Cause actor Sal Mineo, is finally set to get a release

James Franco’s directorial telling of the final day in the life of 50’s teen idol Sal Mineo, one of the first openly gay actors in Hollywood, is finally getting a release two years after it premiered at the Venice Film Festival.

Mineo rose to fame alongside actor James Dean and was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role in the film Rebel Without A Cause in 1955 was also nominated for his role in the 1960 film Exodus but fell out of favor in Hollywood after revealing his sexuality.