It is clear that there is numerous love for The Room throughout Hollywood, which possible explains why director James Franco was capable of get so many individuals to cameo in The Disaster Artist. The movie concerning the story behind the worst movie ever made has enlisted an insanely deep forged of performers to convey the story to life, however the challenge wasn’t capable of get everybody that it got down to forged. Particularly, it seems that the movie virtually landed Britney Spears to play Juliette Danielle a.okay.a Lisa, earlier than Ari Graynor gained the position. Graynor lately addressed the casting course of for The Catastrophe Artist and defined:
Effectively, it is humorous — they apparently went down a brief highway with Britney Spears, which I feel is hilarious.
For these of you which have by no means seen The Room, Juliette Danielle portrayed Lisa — the “future spouse” of Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) and arguably the villain of the unique movie. Behind the scenes, the story of The Catastrophe Artist shines a light-weight into how Wiseau allegedly mistreated Danielle throughout the filming of the film, notably throughout The Room‘s often-graphic intercourse scenes. Ari Graynor finally gained the position, however she additionally made positive to notice that it might’ve simply gone to pop icon Britney Spears early within the movie’s improvement.
Take a look at a side-by-side of Britney Spears and Juliette Danielle in The Room beneath.
In the long run, there is a sturdy case to be made that The Catastrophe Artist lucked out with the casting of Ari Graynor as Ms. Danielle. The actress (very similar to the film itself) has garnered praise from critics for her efficiency as Danielle and Lisa, and past that, including Britney Spears to the already-stacked ensemble of performers might’ve probably tipped the size a bit too far into the realm of stunt casting. As Ari Graynor famous in her remarks to Yahoo Entertainment, the opportunity of getting into the position of Lisa positively appears hilarious, however we’ll possible by no means know if it could’ve been the proper name.
The forged checklist for The Catastrophe Artist is already fairly spectacular from prime to backside. Along with James and Dave Franco anchoring the movie as Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero, respectively, the movie additionally consists of Seth Rogen, Allison Brie, Zac Efron, Paul Scheer, and Josh Hutcherson — and that does not even scratch the floor of cameos by Hollywood heavy-hitters like Judd Apatow and Bryan Cranston.
The Catastrophe Artist hits theaters at this time, so make sure that to test it out and see the weird story behind The Room for your self. Past James Franco’s love letter to Tommy Wiseau’s insane film, you may as well take a look at our 2017 movie premiere guide and our 2018 movie premiere guide to see what else is on the horizon over the following 12 months.