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IN THE NEWS: Laney Alum in the Spotlight for Oscar-nominated Movie, “Disaster Artist”

IN THE NEWS: Laney Alum in the Spotlight for Oscar-nominated Movie, “Disaster Artist”

Laney College has been mentioned in various news reports related to Tommy Wiseau, who is portrayed by James Franco in the movie “The Disaster Artist.”

Wiseau, who attended Laney College from 1989-1992, wrote and produced the 1993 film, “The Room.” Despite the intense negative reviews, “The Room,” gained a cult-following, leading to the production of “The Disaster Artist” which has been nominated for several awards this year, including an Oscar for “Best Screenplay.”

To read a news report on Wiseau that mentions Laney College, click here.

 

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