The Disaster Artist
Director: James Franco
Screenwriter: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber
Cast: James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson, Jacki Weaver
Distributor: A24 | Warner Bros.
Rated R | 105 Minutes
Release Date: December 8, 2017
“Everybody betrayed me! I’m fed up with this world!”
In 2003, an aspiring actor and filmmaker became a cultural phenomenon with one of the worst movies ever made “” The Room, a torrid melodrama about a love triangle between a banker, his deceptive fiancÃ©e, and his conflicted best friend. The film was written, directed, and produced by Tommy Wiseau, an enigmatic outsider with dyed-black hair and an impenetrable foreign accent who also stars as the lead, Johnny.
Hollywood’s curiosity in the independent film was piqued when Wiseau erected a billboard to promote his six million dollar passion project, promising a drama on the level of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire. Now, the unbelievable true story behind The Room “” often referred to as “The Citizen Kane of Bad Movies” “” is chronicled in a movie-about-a-movie directed by James Franco, who also stars as Wiseau.
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