Oh hi, Tommy Wiseau. The infamous director and star of The Room (which may be the most so-bad-it’s-good movie ever), who recently started campaigning to play the Joker via Twitter, is now entering the alternate dimension of science fiction.
Wiseau just spent awards season being mobbed for selfies at the Golden Globes and the Film Independent Spirit Awards, and toasting James Franco’s The Disaster Artist at a few Oscar after parties. But now The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision just revealed a teaser for his newest project, Scary Love.
Even scarier is that the sci-fi thriller has already been filmed. Scary Love dawns on a bleak Los Angeles, where Wiseau has traded in his ill-fitting suit for the trench coat and shades of a deranged bounty hunter stalking his ex in the darkness. The beginning of the teaser shows him very appropriately throwing a single red rose to the asphalt.
As you can see below, there is a very neon ‘80s feel to Scary Love, and the official description says you can expect "a science fiction tale told in the style of classic B-movies and outfitted with practical special effects, laser beams and lunatic ideas which are guaranteed to make it the next big midnight movie hit."
Could Wiseau fit into the sci-fi genre better than what he thought was the drama to end all dramas? As a creep pursuing a woman who has probably forgotten him, probably. Anyone who has even the vaguest idea about the real-life disaster artist must be dying to know in what capacity the laser beams are going to be used. Whatever those “lunatic ideas” are, they may or may not give you nightmares for weeks on end.
What should be less scary about this movie than The Room is that it features Jennifer Juniper Stratford of Telefantasy Studios behind the camera instead of Wiseau.
(via Heat Vision)