WATCH: James Franco Channels Tommy Wiseau in the Official Trailer for ‘The Disaster Artist’ from A24

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The Disaster Artist” screened as part of the Midnight Madness section at TIFF on Monday night. Following the screening, distributor A24 released the official trailer for the film.

James Franco plays Tommy Wiseau, who is credited with directing the “worst film ever made.” The film in question is 2003’s “The Room,” in which Wiseau wrote, directed, and starred. “The Disaster Artist” is the tale of making that film. Fittingly, James Franco also directed. It is based on the book “The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made,” written by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell. Dave Franco plays Greg.

The script was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber. The pair previously wrote “(500) Days of Summer,” and “The Fault in Our Stars.”

A who’s who of Hollywood supporting actors, guest stars and cameos appear. Some of the familiar faces include Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Zac Efron, Kate Upton, and Bryan Cranston. Tommy Wiseau also makes an appearance.

Praise for “The Disaster Artist” was immediate and loud in Canada. Many flocked to Twitter immediately after the screening.

“The Disaster Artist” will be in theaters on December 1.

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Tell us: What do you think of the trailer for “The Disaster Artist?” Are you looking forward to it this December? Comment below!

  • Joey Magidson

    I love this so much it hurts. We joke about “Joey Movies” but this literally feels like it was made for me.

    • The first time I watched the trailer I just kept thinking what a Joey Movie it is.

      • Joey Magidson

        I’m honored…I think?

        • Yes, I mean that as a good thing.

          And I really can’t wait for this one either.

          • Joey Magidson

            I’ll take it.

  • Phill Milner

    The frontrunner in just about every Oscar category in my opinion. It’s time the Oscars left the trash behind. They’ve been too bad for too long. Bring in Tommy Wiseau. He is the only one who can fix how utterly awful the AMPAS have been.

  • Calvin Damon

    I’m glad it’s not just the unreliable South by Southwest that loves it.