The greatest bad movie ever made might be getting reworked with the team that brought you The Interview.
Seth Rogen and James Franco are reportedly in negotiations to make a movie called The Disaster Artist, which would tell the story about the making of the 2003 drama The Room.
The Disaster Artist would tell the story of Tommy Wiseau, director, producer, writer and star of the original film that became a cult “classic” of sorts, thanks to cult midnight showings that took place after it was pulled from theaters due to low ticket sales.
The Room focused on a love triangle between a man, his fiance and his best friend. The Disaster Artist is based on a 2013 non-fiction book of the same name written by Greg Sestero, who starred in the original film. The book chronicles the film’s shoot and what it was like working with Wiseau, who had no filmmaking experience when he worked on The Room.
James Franco’s brother Dave Franco is also attached to the project. Screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber, who wrote 500 Days of Summer and adapted The Fault in Our Stars, wrote the script.