James Franco Searches For The Truth In ‘The Adderall Diaries’

‘The Adderall Diaries’ is based off the Stephen Elliot book “The Adderall Diaries: A Memoir of Moods, Masochism, and Murder” and premiered during the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival.

The film follows writer Stephen Elliot (James Franco) during a 2007 murder trial, where he looks back at his troubled childhood, tormented adulthood, and the strange idea that his father (Ed Harris) may have killed someone. ‘The Adderall Diaries’ also stars Amber Heard and Christian Slater.


The Adderall Diaries releases exclusively on DirecTV on March 10 and hits theaters on April 15, 2016.