James Franco. Written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, based on Greg Sestero's non-fiction book of the same name, the film chronicles the making of Tommy Wiseau's 2003 cult film The Room. The film stars James Franco as Wiseau and Dave Franco as Sestero, alongside a supporting cast featuring Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Ari Graynor, Josh Hutcherson and Jacki Weaver.'The Disaster Artist is a 2017 American biographical comedy film starring, directed and co-produced by
Principal photography of the film began on December 8, 2015. It had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 12, 2017, and also screened at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival on September 11. Distributed by A24, the film is scheduled to have a limited release in the United States on December 1, 2017, before opening wide on December 8, 2017.
The film depicts the meeting and early friendship of the actor Greg Sestro and Tommy Wiseau, the actor, writer and director behind the 2003 cult film The Room, a film often hailed as the Citizen Kane of bad movies, the troubled making of it and their respective careers after the surprising success of the film.