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Oh, Hai Greg: An Evening With Greg Sestero and ‘Best F(r)iends’ Review

[Editor’s note: This interview with Greg Sestero and review of ‘Best F(r)iends’ comes to us from Bleeding Cool contributor Dana Han-Klein of The DHK.] Fifteen years after the eventual cult classic The Room, real-life best friends Tommy Wiseau (writer, director, producer, and star of The Room, possible vampire) and Greg Sestero (author of The Disaster Artist, probably not a vampire) […]

GLOW Star Alison Brie Comments on Allegations Against Brother-in-Law James Franco

Netflix series GLOW star Alison Brie spoke tonight during the SAG Awards red carpet event on the allegations against her brother-in-law (also co-star and director) James Franco. “We spoke a little bit about the Time’s Up movement at the Golden Globes, and I know you’re a supporter of the movement, as am I,” E! host Giuliana Rancic commented to Alison […]

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Castle Talk: Greg Sestero Talks His Journey with The Disaster Artist

This week, Jason Henderson chats with Greg Sestero, whose memoir of the making of the cult drama The Room has been turned into a new film with James Franco and Seth Rogen. Part Great Gatsby, part Ed Wood, the book is an exploration of the strange friendship at the heart of the making of one of […]

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The Disaster Artist Review: Trying To Make Sense Of A Mystery

The Disaster Artist, a film about the making of a film, exudes a sense of near-obsession with its subject. That subject is The Room, the 2003 indie film that is considered either the most brilliant art-film ever or the worst insult to filmmaking of all time. If Ed Wood and his legendarily bad films like Plan 9 […]

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Lauren Looks Back: Tommy Wiseau’s Beautiful Train Wreck ‘The Room’

What can I really say about this film? It’s arguably one of the worst (or best?) movies ever made. It’s unintentionally hilarious, has no real plot, and it’s just plain weird. If you’ve never seen it, let me give you a basic rundown: a banker’s fiancée seduces and manipulates his best friend. Super simple, right? […]

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‘The Disaster Artist’ Teaser Is Here, James Franco Tackles Tommy Wiseau

When a film so bad becomes a treasured fluke, it usually means the director did something right.  Tommy Wiseau‘s The Room, released in 2003, is the best example of a goddamn disaster of a movie that continues to maintain a cult following.  With a 33% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s still a mystery as to why […]

James Franco’s Disaster Artist Gets First Still And A New Name

According to a preview screening notice spotted by The Film Stage, James Franco‘s telling of the making of The Room has been renamed from The Disaster Artist to The Masterpiece. The notice also offers a new still from the film featuring Franco as Tommy Wiseau, writer/director and star of one of the worst films ever […]

First Photo From The Set Of The Disaster Artist

Yesterday, we reported production of James Franco‘s The Disaster Artist had begun. It has indeed with the actor/director posting a photo from the set to his Facebook page: The film chroniclesls the making of The Room, one of the most treasured of “so-bad-it’s-good” films. Besides directing, Franco plays The Room mastermind Tommy Wiseau with his brother […]


From Peeta To Denny, Josh Hutcherson Joins The Disaster Artist

Here at Bleeding Cool’s film tab, we follow the developments of James Franco‘s The Disaster Artist with great interest. The film, based on the book of the same name, will see Franco take on the role of Tommy Wiseau, the writer, director and star of The Room. His brother Dave Franco will play actor and […]