One day before his hosting gig at the Academy Awards
, James Franco
took home the award for best male lead at the Independent Spirit Awards.Check out our Oscar predictions
When accepting his award, Franco, who is nominated for Best Actor at Sunday's Oscars for his 127 Hours
role, thanked his agent, manager and publicist, who told him to take a break from school, saying, "James, you're an effing idiot if you don't do this movie."