Given its unique position in the cinema landscape, it makes sense that someone would make a movie about it. There are many reasons why james franco ended up playing tommy wiseau, the writer, director, and producer of the 2003 film the room.of course, the room is known as the 'greatest bad movie' ever made and is the center point for cult screenings all over north america.
James franco would like to get one thing straight about the room, the famously bad tommy wiseau film the actor examines in the upcoming comedy the disaster artist.
Tommy wiseau interview james franco. The disaster artist based on the book of the same name documents the making of infamous cult classic film the room. And while wiseau’s flick sustained some of the worst reviews in cinema history, audiences grew to love it, james franco included. (photo by michael kovac/getty images) if, like us, you’ve spent any time around film nerds and cult movie buffs in the past decade and a half, you’ve likely heard about a little gem known as the room.a true independent film in almost every sense, the romantic drama was the passion project of a single man, tommy wiseau, who wrote, directed, financed, and starred in the film.
James franco is very, very into playing the room’s tommy wiseau, not just in the disaster artist, for which he’s receiving raves, but also out in the wild. In it james franco plays tommy wiseau, who wrote. I may do it, but after james franco finishes his project, because i don’t want a compar[ison] of [the two].
2, it’s a personal question,” he said. James franco, ari graynor, paul scheer, greg sestero and tommy wiseau talk to red carpet news tv about the disaster artist at the film’s world premiere at tiff 2017. Actually, i know this already that i’ll be writing the book disaster by tommy wiseau.
And described having an entire family in chalmette, louisiana. Last night, a mysterious vagrant wandered onto the set of jimmy kimmel live! A week ahead of the wide release of the disaster artist, james franco stopped by jimmy kimmel live where he was joined by none other than the elusive tommy wiseau himself.
James franco as tommy wiseau in a scene from the disaster artist. He’s now the subject of james franco’s latest movie, the disaster artist. Franco must not have read the new york times interview published on wednesday, in which wiseau was unequivocal:
Tommy wiseau talks rifftrax, james franco and 'the neighbors' by josiah hughes. Wiseau is very secretive about his early life. I do it every other day.
(“this is the only good thing to come from the interview,” rogen joked.) to nail wiseau’s voice, franco listened to it obsessively in his car, just as he did when playing james dean, wiseau. Tommy wiseau, the director of the room, has been ordered to pay $700,000 to the creators of the unauthorized documentary, room full of spoons, about wiseau’s cult classic. But in a unexpected twist its (many) failures became its saving grace, helping it earn cult hit status in the years since its debut.
I write on scraps of paper. Ahead of the release of james franco’s the disaster artist, a film about the making of that legendary disasterpiece, the icon of cult cinema submitted to some questions from the writings of warhol. In 2008, ew writer clark collis spoke to wiseau about the growing cult around 'the room.'
Helmed by mysterious oddball tommy wiseau, the film makes about as much sense now as it did when it was released back in 2003. “it’s not important, and no. The following interview has been edited and condensed for clarity.
Claimed he grew up in new orleans, louisiana; Do you keep a diary? Wiseau became a united states citizen in may 1985.
As the show was taping an interview with james franco. More tommy wiseau more james franco read our latest coverage Soon, their appreciation for the worst movie ever made evolved into a big screen adaptation of the disaster artist, with james franco both directing and starring as the room director tommy wiseau.
Wiseau is a highly secretive person and believes that an actor’s private life should be kept private! In various interviews, he has claimed to have lived in france a long time ago; James franco attended the 2018 golden globes award ceremony, winning a best actor award for his performance in the disaster artist.
James franco chats with access hollywood at the premiere of the disaster artist and shares why tommy wiseau, who he plays in the film, gave him a 99.9% approval rating. Plus, hear tommy tell who. Seth rogen on how james franco became tommy wiseau.
On sunday, franco won a golden globe for playing wiseau in his film. Get push notifications with news, features and more. In a 2010 interview with crikey, wiseau gave an age which would indicate he was born in 1968 or 1969, but friend greg sestero claims in his 2013 memoir the.
“the room is not the worst. And again, we are very supportive … we are not on the same page 100%, because i heard the stories of some people saying that, oh, i bought. No, wait, that was just tommy wiseau of the room infamy, helping.
But then four years ago, the 127 hours o… James franco plays wiseau in the new film the disaster artist.