Cult Icon Tommy Wiseau May Be Suing An Australian Film Festival For Screening ‘The Room’ Doco
He made the worst movie ever, and Australia will be eternally grateful for this. But turns out The Room’s Tommy Wiseau is not happy with us Aussies.
The cult hero is reportedly threatening legal action against Australia’s Sydney Underground Film Festival, saying that he’ll sue should it screen Room Full of Spoons, a documentary about Wiseau’s 2003 cult classic The Room.
But looks like festival director Stefan Popescu thinks Wiseau should leave his stupid comments in his pocket.
Popescu told the Sydney Morning Herald:
“If we did pull the documentary, there would be a kind of irony to it as over the last 10 years we have taken pride in screening content that was seditious.
“Yet it will be the man with the reputation as the world’s worst filmmaker that manages to censor our festival for the first time.
“I am not completely sure if Tommy Wiseau is bluffing or not,” he said “So my strategy at this point is to engage his lawyer in writing me as many letters as possible, as I know each letter would cost him at least $500 a pop.”
Wiseau is notorious for threatening to sue anyone and everyone but rarely follows through. Surely he wouldn’t want to stop people from marveling at his masterpiece.