R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
James Franco played James Dean in James Dean (2001). Dean was a huge influence on both Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero, and a major bonding point for their early friendship as detailed in the book and shown in this movie. Even the infamous "You're tearing me apart!" moment in The Room (2003) was inspired by Rebel Without a Cause (1955). Years later when ... ...
Don't talk to robo-crab, he's shy.
Between cuts once Tommy and Greg are in front of the screen at the premier, Tommy's sunglasses move from being on his head to on his face.
There is a scene after the credits where James Franco as Tommy Wiseau has a conversation with Henry, who is played by the real Tommy Wiseau in a cameo.
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