Actor James Franco is set to be the star of all jokes for the next Comedy Central Roast.

The Is The End actor James Franco broke the news of his impending roast, during which he will be mocked by industry friends, via a Twitter video clip.

The 35-year-old actor told followers: “Hey y'all, what's up? I'm gonna get roasted on Comedy Central. Be sure to check it out. They wanted me to tell you that."

Recent roasts have featured comedienne Roseanne Barr, actor Charlie Sheen and property tycoon Donald Trump.