Publisher: Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition (October 7, 2014)
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From the actor who someway lived via all of it, a “sharply detailed…funny ebook a couple of cinematic comedy of mistakes” (The manhattan Times): the making of the cult movie phenomenon The Room.In 2003, an autonomous movie referred to as The Room—starring and written, produced, and directed by way of a mysteriously filthy rich social misfit named Tommy Wiseau—made its disastrous debut in la. defined via one reviewer as “like getting stabbed within the head,” the $6 million movie earned a grand overall of $1,800 on the field place of work and closed after weeks. Ten years later, it’s a world cult phenomenon, whose legions of enthusiasts attend screenings that includes costumes, viewers rituals, promotion, and millions of plastic spoons. Hailed by means of The Huffington submit as “possibly crucial piece of literature ever printed,” The catastrophe Artist is the hilarious, behind-the-scenes tale of a deliciously lousy cinematic phenomenon in addition to the tale of a wierd and encouraging Hollywood friendship. Greg Sestero, Tommy’s costar, recounts the film’s strange trip to infamy, explaining how the movie’s many nonsensical scenes and bits of discussion got here to be and unraveling the secret of Tommy Wiseau himself. yet greater than only a riotously shaggy dog story approximately cinematic hubris, “The catastrophe Artist is likely one of the so much sincere books approximately friendship I’ve learn in years” (Los Angeles Times).