“I am all for the #MeToo movement, and firmly believe that it’s long overdue, but when the awards that are supposed to be about the films and the artists who make them instead become about other things entirely, then we’re losing something in the process,” writes Neil Turitz.
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“The Franco brothers’ natural ease with one another allows them to try some big, risky things as performers, and it pays off in an intimacy that shorthands the years of friendship between Greg Sestero and Tommy Wiseau,” writes Drew McWeeny.
James Franco directs and stars in The Disaster Artist following the journey of Tommy Wiseau’s making of The Room.
With his droopy eye, gaunt face, long hair and an unplaceable accent, Franco is perfect as Tommy Wiseau, nd I wouldn’t be surprised if he earns a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy.
The film is based on the book The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made, which is Greg Sestero’s account of how Tommy Wiseau made “the Citizen Kane of bad movies.”
The Room is considered one of, if not the worst film in history — and now the story of its creation is coming to the big screen, with James Franco as writer-director-producer-star Tommy Wiseau.
The adaptation of Greg Sestero’s non-fiction book of the same name tells the story of the author’s friendship with filmmaker and actor (if you want to call him that) Tommy Wiseau, the man responsible for bringing The Room into our lives — which is considered to be “the worst movie of all time.”
Josh Hutcherson has joined The Disaster Artist, James Franco’s adaptation of the behind-the-scenes tell all of The Room, widely considered one of the worst films ever made.
New Line is in talks with Good Universe to pick up James Franco’s look into the demented world of Tommy Wiseau, The Disaster Artist, based on the book by one of the The Room‘s stars, Greg Sestero, and Tom Bissell.
The epic midnight movie The Room is getting the Hollywood treatment, as James Franco’s adaptation about the making of the phenomenon, The Disaster Artist, is set to shoot this December with Seth Rogen circling an undisclosed role.
Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber are penning the script for James Franco’s upcoming drama.
Franco will play opposite his older brother James in the elder Franco’s new biopic.