Bob Odenkirk to star in ‘The Room’ remake
I didn’t think you could improve on perfection The Room. But maybe you can.
A midnight movie classic being remade, nothing more Better call Saul starring Bob Odenkirk in the lead role of Johnny, originally The Room by the film’s writer/director Tommy Wiseau. After word of the project leaked online, Odenkirk confirmed it in a tweet writing “This is true. This is true. And let me tell you, I tried to sell every line, as honestly as I could… and I had a blast. “
according to /Film, the project benefits the amfAR charity, saying “Brando Crawford, founder of Acting For a Cause, took credit for directing in a recent Instagram post. As for Odenkirk’s involvement, we can confirm that he took part in the film back in January.” The film was shot mostly on green screen.
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Although it may be hard to believe, 2023 marks (oh hai signs!) 20 years of The Roomwhich Wiseau financed himself as a vanity project in which he wrote, directed, and starred. (The cult of The Room with weird acting, hideous cinematography, weird turns and humor, undone sex scenes, and goofy dialogue, it has more than earned a place in the history of the worst. movies ever made. One of the film’s co-stars, Greg Sestero, later wrote a book about the experience of making it, titled The Disaster Artistwhich was later adapted into a film directed by and starring James Franco as Wiseau.
Odenkirk’s The Room a remake is expected to be released later this spring, but there is no official release date yet. I can guarantee that the wait will be tearing apart (Lisa).
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