James Franco is being lauded for his performance and direction of 'The Disaster Artist', but the Academy Awards have historically not been kind to comedies.
Watch the iconic first encounter between Tommy Wiseau (James Franco) and Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) in 'The Disaster Artist'.
‘The Disaster Artist’ just got a lot more interesting after actor and director James Franco revealed he directed the movie in character as legendary bad director, Tommy Wiseau. ‘The Disaster Artist’ tells the story of the making of ‘The Room’ – the ill-fated movie directed by the real-life Tommy Wiseau… and widely regarded as one of the worst film’s ever made. Essentially, Franco’s weird approach to the project meant that he adopted the role of Tommy Wiseau not just for the movie… but while he was behind the camera, too.
James Franco’s comedy “The Disaster Artist” has nabbed a distributor and an awards-seasons release date. A24 is partnered with New Line Cinema on the movie, which will hit theaters on Dec. 1 for exclusive engagements in the U.S., followed by a nationwide release on Dec. 8. New Line parent Warner Bros. Pictures will oversee the international distribution,... Read more »