A resident with emotional problems who joins the watch after being rejected by the local police.Hill's involvement was confirmed in August 2011.His prior commitment to The Watch forced him to decline a role in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, which he considered would have been "the perfect next step" following his 2011 Academy Award nomination.However, he later managed to secure a role in the film.Hill spent two weeks training to use a switchblade for his character.Franklin is potrayed by Jonah Hill