“The Disaster Artist” joins Turin Film Festival Lineup

written by Neide XVI.XI

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed the lineup for the 35th edition of Turin Film Festival and guess who made it? The Disaster Artist, of course! The movie will be screening in the “After Hours” section, and the festival will run from November 24-December 2 in Turin, Italy!

The 35th Turin Film Festival on Tuesday unveiled that it will screen 134 feature films as part of its lineup, including 36 world premieres and 21 international premieres, with 40 films being directors’ first or second features.

The opening-night film will be Richard Loncraine’s bittersweet comedy Finding Your Feet, staring Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, David Hayman, John Sessions and Joanna Lumley.

As usual, Turin’s main competition focuses on emerging filmmakers in an effort to highlight new talent. Directors including David Gordon Green, Pablo Larrain, and Damien Chazelle have won the main prize in the past at the beginning of their careers.

Larrain will serve as president of this year’s jury, awarding prizes for best film, special jury award, best actor and actress and screenplay.

Among this year’s competition lineup is Armando Iannucci’s second feature, The Death of Stalin. Anahita Ghazvinizadeh will screen his coming-of-age film They, which is produced by Jane Campion. Other entries include The White Girl from Jenny Suen and Christopher Doyle, Daphne by Peter Mackie Burns, Blue Kids by Andrea Tagliaferri, Beast by Michael Pearce, Barrage by Laura Schroeder and Bamy by Jun Tanaka.

 

In the “After Hours” section, James Franco’s The Disaster Artist about Tommy Wiseau’s cult film The Room will play as will David Freyne’s zombie thriller The Cured, starring Ellen Page, and Ana Asensio’s psychological thriller Most Beautiful Island.


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(Video) “The Disaster Artist” Official Trailer #2

written by Neide II.XI

Hello Dave fans! A brand new trailer for The Disaster Artist has been released and in it, we get to see not only more of Dave but of his dynamic with James Franco’s character. The movie, based on Greg Sestero’s best-selling tell-all about the making of Tommy Wiseau’s cult-classic disasterpiece The Room, is set to be released in selected theaters on December 1st before hitting theaters worldwide on December 8th!


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TIFF17 MASTERPOST: “The Disaster Artist”

written by Neide XIII.IX

Hello Dave fans! These past days have been very good for us Dave fans, as Dave and The Disaster Artist co-stars were at Toronto International Film Festival to promote the movie (which premiered last night, September 11). I have decided on writing this post on Dave and The Disaster Artist at the film festival, which you can read bellow and under the cut! A masterpost has also been made on the interviews – and you can watch it here.

For those of you who might not know much about the movie, The Disaster Artist is an American biographical comedy film starring, directed and co-produced by James Franco. The film depicts the meeting and early friendship of the actor Greg Sestero (played by Dave Franco) and Tommy Wiseau (played by James Franco), 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. A24 has distribution rights to the film, which is set to be released in theaters on December 8, 2017.

Dave’s first appearance at the festival was on September 9, when he attended HFPA & InStyle’s TIFF Celebration with Alison Brie. The adorable couple posed for pictures before walking inside and chatting with other celebrities.

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(Video) “The Disaster Artist” Official Trailer

written by Neide XII.IX

The moment we have been waiting for since the first clip got released, and especially more now that the movie is getting excelent feedback at Toronto International Film Festival– The Disaster Artist trailer has been released! In the trailer we get a glimpse of Dave’s character, Greg Sestero, and the main plot. The movie is set to be released in December 8, 2017 and we can’t wait to watch it!


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“The Disaster Artist” added to TIFF Line Up

written by Neide I.VIII

Toronto International Film Festival has just announced its Midnight Madness line up and we are very happy to learn that The Disaster Artist is one of the movies to have its screening at the festival! The festival is set to take place in Toronto, Canada and goes from September 7-17. The movie, directed by James Franco, is a tribute to eccentric filmmaker Tommy Wiseau (played by James Franco) and his best friend, actor Greg Sestero (played by Dave Franco), whose notoriously awful film The Room has become one of the most beloved cult classics of all time.

“The Disaster Artist” Picked Up by A24

written by Neide XVI.V

James Franco’s acclaimed comedy The Disaster Artist finally has a release date, but it won’t be distributed by the studio that made it.

A24, the company behind Ex Machina and Spring Breakers, has made a deal to take over domestic distribution of the movie, setting a Dec. 8 opening date. In the pact, New Line/Warner Bros. retains international distribution, with those dates still to be determined.

Disaster Artist is a making-of movie about one of the worst films of all time, the 2003 drama The Room. Franco directed the comedy as well as stars in it with brother Dave Franco, Seth Rogen, Alison Brie, Josh Hutcherson and others. The movie screened as a work-in-progress at the 2017 South by Southwest Film Festival, where it received an extended standing ovation and glowing reviews.

But despite the raves, New Line had not dated the movie for release, leading many to speculate that it would shop the movie to another company.

A24 appears to be a perfect blend of distributor and material, and the company is slotting it in the middle of awards season. It will start with a limited engagement Dec. 1 before going wide a week later.

In Disaster Artist, James Franco portrays the eccentric Tommy Wiseau, helmer and star of The Room, which developed a strong cult following, including among celebrities. Wiseau had no filmmaking experience when he set out to write, direct and produce the pic, which centers on a man named Johnny whose fiancee, Lisa, cheats on him with his best friend, Mark.

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