Tommy Wiseau says he was not fed lines from his cast and crew while shooting 'The Room,' as portrayed in 'The Disaster Artist.'
It's a question that has been asked repeatedly online, and one we've fielded from friends and family members who've heard the buzz on the acclaimed new comedy “The Disaster Artist.”
We caught up with the gonzo filmmaker to see how James Franco's hit comedy is raising the profile of its cult inspiration.
For the bargain basement price of $19.99, you can purchase a copy of "The Room" on DVD and also receive a pair of Tommy Wiseau-designed boxer briefs otherwise known as "Twunderwear."
The actor-comedian (and host of the "How Did This Get Made" podcast) takes us behind the scenes of the year's most bonkers movie.
Where is Tommy Wiseau from? How old is he? And how'd he get all his money?
Do you need to see The Room in order to enjoy The Disaster Artist? It’s a question being posed across the interwebs as James Franco‘s new making-of comedy nears release. My answer: No, you don’t have to see The Room to enjoy The Disaster Artist, but you need to see The Room because it’s one of the worst movies ever made, and therefore so horrible it’s awesome, which is why it now rivals The Rocky Horror Picture Show as America’s favorite midnight screening.
Director James Franco makes an impression as "The Room" director Tommy Wiseau at the Toronto Film Festival, with both addressing the Midnight Madness crowd.
Preview from movie based on the making of Tommy Wiseau's so-bad-that-it’s-good 'The Room,' directed by James Franco, co-starring Dave Franco and Seth Rogen
First trailer for 'The Disaster Artist,' James Franco's comedic retelling of Tommy Wiseau's 'The Room,' legendary so-bad-it's-good midnight movie
James Franco is, by Hollywood standards, an eccentric artist. As you can tell from the photo Franco posted to Instagram (above) yesterday, he’s already having a ton of fun in the part. Franco is also directing the project and cast his brother, Dave Franco — also pictured with fabulous hair — as Greg Sestero, an actor who wrote The Disaster Artist book after befriending Wiseau and co-starring in The Room.