Written, directed, and starring Tommy Wiseau, The Room belongs in the identical class as Plan 9, and Coven (which was immortalized within the 1999 documentary American Movie) as a paean to moviemaking by individuals who don’t know make a film.
The mix of ardour and ineptitude is what made The Room a cult basic after its launch, and what made The Catastrophe Artist — the James Franco movie it impressed so compelling (Ed Wood, the biopic from Tim Burton in regards to the director behind Plan 9 can be superb).
In “The Room” Wiseau performs Johnny, an funding banker caught in a weird love triangle together with his finest buddy, Mark, performed by Greg Sestero, and his fiancee, Lisa, performed by Juliette Danielle.
It was Sestero’s e-book on the making of the movie, “The Catastrophe Artist”, that impressed the eponymous film directed by Franco and starring his brother Dave and Seth Rogen.
In response to The Daily Dot, Sestero and Wiseau are actually selling a straight-to-digital follow-up to their function debut — a two-part black comedy known as “Finest F(r)iends”.
Viewers may simply be higher off watching the unique contender for finest worst films, Plan 9, which is additionally obtainable on YouTube (and under).