CALIFORNIA (BEL): James Franco is set to bring his clueless reporter character from an upcoming film to the small screen for a pre-MTV Video Music Awards show. The 127 Hours actor is due to star in comedy The Interview as TV reporter Dave Skylark, but is giving the character an early airing in a spoof interview show ahead of the VMAs, according to The Wrap. Dave Skylark’s Very Special VMA Special will feature James as charismatic but clueless Dave.