The Disaster Artist

EXCLUSIVE: Sequel to The Disaster Artist In The Works

March 31, 2018

Update: Happy April Fool’s Day! A sequel to the critically-acclaimed film The Disaster Artist is in the early planning stages at A24, The Iris can exclusively reveal. The news was confirmed via a leaked press release from the New York-based distribution firm early this morning. According to said press release, the sequel – tentatively titled […]

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Film Review: The Disaster Artist (USA, 2017) is a profound display of fearlessness

December 12, 2017

Tommy Wiseau’s laughably bad The Room has such a strong and passionate cult following that the “disasterpiece” is still being discussed, screened and dissected 14 years after its limited cinematic release. There aren’t many films that can boast that kind of staying power, existing in a singular universe where something is so bad it takes […]

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Oh Hi Mark: Greg Sestero on The Disaster Artist, Tommy Wiseau and more

November 29, 2017

Oh hi Mark… you look great, you look a babyface. There’s so much to unpack about endlessly entertaining cult favourite The Room that 14 years after it’s release people are still talking about it, cinemas around the world are still screening it, and we’re about to get a film dedicated entirely to the making of […]

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The Disaster Artist: Three things you have to know if you’ve never seen The Room

November 27, 2017

A disaster in its own right, Tommy Wiseau’s The Room is a cinematic masterpiece of the worst (and best) kind. Rarely has one film inspired such a diverse response from critics and audiences alike. The Room is known as ‘worst film all time’ but even the average film will never achieve the loyal cult following it has. […]

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The Disaster Artist announces Sydney premiere; Greg Sestero to attend

October 24, 2017

The Disaster Artist is the highly anticipated comedy starring James Franco (Pineapple Express, This is the End), Dave Franco (Now You See Me) and Seth Rogen (Pineapple Express, Knocked Up). In the film, James Franco plays real life actor Tommy Wiseau as his ambitions lead him to creating The Room, which is highly regarded as one of the worst […]

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James Franco’s The Disaster Artist set to premiere at SXSW; 20 other features added to program

February 7, 2017

Another 21 features have been added to the SXSW Film Festival program for 2017, with James Franco’s The Disaster Artist topping the list, with the Austin event set to hold the anticipated film’s world premiere. The film is about the making of the cult classic The Room – often referred to as the Citizen Kane […]

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Here’s our first look at James Franco in action as Tommy Wiseau in The Disaster Artist

January 9, 2016

From Tommy Wiseau’s mysterious and strangely disinterested tone to some of the most quotable (for all the wrong reasons) pieces of dialogue in cinematic history, 2003 cult (quirky black) comedy The Room has remained in the hearts and minds of fans around the world for over a decade now. It’s achieved what very few other […]

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