‘The Room’s Tommy Wiseau Auditions To Play The Joker (Video)
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It looks like Joaquin Phoenix will be playing Batman villain the Joker in the upcoming origins movie being directed by Todd Phillips. One person we know won’t be taking on the role, should a deal with Phoenix not be worked out, is The Room writer, director, producer, and star Tommy Wiseau.

But that doesn’t mean Wiseau doesn’t think he’s the man for the job. He’s tweeted about wanting to play Joker in the past, and now he’s made his very own audition tape to show how he’d do. He even got The Room co-star and The Disaster Artist author Greg Sestero to stand in as Batman for the video, which you can check out below.

First, here’s the tweets Wiseau sent out about wanting to be the next Joker:

In addition to the Joker origins spinoff project with Joaquin Phoenix likely starring as the villain, which we recently found out will draw some inspiration from Alan Moore’s Batman: The Killing Joke, Suicide Squad Joker Jared Leto is expected to return as the character in Suicide Squad 2, Gotham City Sirens, and the untitled Joker and Harley Quinn movie.

Find plenty more Tommy Wiseau goodness right here. You can also click right here for more on The Disaster Artist, which is fittingly arriving on Blu-ray and DVD today.


After his success in “The Room” and the “The Disaster Artist,” Tommy Wiseau has been publicly campaigning for one of the most iconic roles in the history of film: Batman’s eternal nemesis, The Joker. As huge fans, we at Nerdist give him a chance to show the world what he can bring to this legendary role!

[Source: Nerdist]

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