"It would have been easy to make a movie making fun of The Room - clowning it, or objectifying it in some way - but we love it," said producer and cast member Seth Rogen.
James Franco's wildly popular film The Disaster Artist is currently playing in select theaters and will open nation-wide on December 8. The SXSW Film Festival Work-In-Progress screening received an enthusiastic response as well a standing ovation. Since its SXSW debut, the film has garnered critical acclaim, particularly praising Franco's direction and performance as Tommy Wiseau. Check out our latest edition of SXSWorld for in-depth look at The Disaster Artist written by film journalist Eric Kohn.
Take a look at our red carpet coverage and enjoy the hilarious Q&A!
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Work-In-Progress Screening of The Disaster Artist - Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW