Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours, which opened on Nov. 5 and is currently playing in only 76 theaters, is poised to expand to more than 600 locations after the Oscar nominations are announced next week, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The film, which stars James Franco as a weekend adventurer who is forced to amputate his own arm to escape from under a giant boulder, has grossed only $11.2 million. Franco is expected to receive a nomination for Best Actor, and Boyle and the film itself are also possible nominees.
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