Tommy Wiseau’s “The Dark Knight” (Nerdist Presents)
Tommy Wiseaus The Dark Knight

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Best F(r)iends Volume 1 will be available worldwide on iTunes September 25th! Superstar of “The Room” and “The Disaster Artist”, Tommy Wiseau is celebrating the release of his new movie Best F(r)iends Volume 1 by returning to the role he was born to play: The Joker. After the success of his Joker audition tape, Nerdist is helping him continue his campaign to play the Clown Prince of Crime by featuring Tommy in a mind-blowing recreation of the most iconic scene in The Dark Knight, with his Best F(r)iend Greg Sestero as Batman. CAST: Tommy Wiseau as The Joker Greg Sestero as Batman CREW: Directed by Andrew Bowser Produced by Jason Nguyen Edited by Matt Caron Music by Jon Odate Associate Producer Erik Kozura 1st AD Lizzy Walker DP Connor Heck 1st AC Sean Goode 2nd AC Alex Drachnik Gaffer Conor Soules BBE Caleb Harris Key Grip Jake Reardon BBG Patrick Mattes Production Sound Charlie Mead Key HMU Fernanda Machado Production Designer Mitch Thompson Art Director Adam Nungester Key Wardrobe Cherokee Neas Stunts Coordinator Josh Tessier Stunts Omid Zader Production Coordinator Katy Hampton Key Set PA Jose Sosa PA Dan Kleba PA Jordan Rockower Colorist Andy Inglat Strings Provided by Matt Caron Filmed at Electric Pony Studios


Bradlee Williams : He actually delivered some of those lines pretty well...I’m kinda impressed. He makes a pretty decent Joker😳bravo

Kabuki Jo : the guy playing batman was awful but tommy wasnt bad

Léger De Main : Honestly, Tommy would be very effective as an antagonist in a silence of the lamb-ish kind of movie.

graphicsgod : "I didn't kill them, I didn't kill them.. I did not. Oh hi Batman!"

Zdeněk Schijvens : 2:40 genuinenly is scary goodness

Devine Interventions : What if... what if The Room is just the origin story to The Joker?!?! What if the whole movie is his only memory of who he was and what led to him becoming who he is? Maybe that's why it's so weird and disjointed and doesn't make any sense. The Room isn't a bad movie after all, it's a look inside the mind of a mad man!

Munchies 2019 : "You just a chicken batman... Chip chip chip"

themightyflog : Wow I kind of feel really bad for Jared Leto. Jared Leto is officially the worst and ONLY bad Joker. This is crazy that Tommy Wiseau is better than Leto. But maybe cause he is actually quite weird in real life.

Sucy Q : When Tommy Wiseau is actually the good actor in the scene

enn bee : Wow! Beat him up so bad he ended up in a hospital on Gurerro Street.

pipi dog : Still better than Jared Leto's Joker

Mr Temporal : Actually, the theme of "it only takes one bad day" to drive a man insane ties into The Room pretty well

el cucuy. : Tommy's actually a genuine Joker.

Sharp Design : Your facial hair looks familiar....Oh, hi Mark

Ray Zhong : Tommy's Joker: You wanna know how I got these scars? My future wife was a drinker, and a f(r)iend. And one night she went off crazier than usual. She said I hit her. She said she didn't love me anymore. I didn't like that. I. Did. Nahht. So, me watching, she took her stuff downstairs, laughing while she left me. I turned to her and said, "Why? Lisa, why?" I destroyed my apartment. "Why? Why is this happening to me?" I stuck a gun in my mouth... "It's over. God forgive me." And... "Wiseau serious?" Based on this:

La Zona Cero : 1:00 You've changed everything for ABBA

mrbigsly : Am I the only one who think that this is would be interesting Jocker, because of his unreadable emotions and unhuman expressions?))

Scupple : There was a line in The Disaster Artist about how James Dean was a good actor because he knew when to hold back and when to "floor it", while Tommy believed that acting meant going full throttle at all times. That's really on display here.

I am the Walrus : That feeling when the guy who made The Room does a better Joker than the Oscar winning actor Jared Leto...

Josh Michael : "All these civilized people, they will eat eachother. Just like that, boom."

kakashi hatake : If he was actually acting serious this could actually work really well

Luke S. : *Tfw Batman's delivery is worse than Tommy Wiseau's.*

Purika : lmao. I'm cringing from Batman's voice. It's like a teenager's voice or a lesbian's 1:20

atomicdancer : Baht-man's not good - he's just a chicken, cheep-chip-chip-chip cheep-cheep

WarPoodle 2600 : Yaaaaaaasss! I know this was meant to be a joke. But Tommy's genuine crazy makes for a fantastic Joker. Hell even his impossible to place accent and natural awkwardness just adds to a uniquely creepy Joker vibe. It's the same reason why Jack Nicholson was a great joker Ledger too. Just naturally crazy in a way. It's something in the eyes that can't be faked. And Tommy has even more of the crazy in my opinion. Casting people should take notice! Lol even his RL story around The Room "The Disaster Artist" reads like something the Joker would do for fun.

Smith Wesson : Imagine Tommy meeting the voice of animated Joker "Oh hi Mark!"

Florida Dame : Is anyone else getting odd Cesar Romero vibes here?

nandosadi : 2:01 the original line ends “You think they will save you?” But Wiseau masterfully improvises a “No, they will not”, adding salt to the wound Batman is feeling right now and cleverly intensifying the tension in the scene.

Rohan Kishibe and 『Heaven's Door』 : Tommy being a weirdly bad actor kind of makes him improve in this scene because his acting is unsettling.

Methos : Did Tommy Wiseau just out-act the guy who plays BATMAN? Oh my god.. Tommy Wiseau is growing on me, this is perfect "realism-acting".

Say my Name : 2:40 he did well here too

Abstrakk : B A T M E H N

King Star : why dose the joker sound like a drunk version of christopher walken ahaa.

SmithDanigans[THoM] : "The scars... the makeup... the custom suit, I mean... what's going on here?"

Game Generation : 1:07 **Room flashbacks intensifies**

GoldenBadger : Tommy Wiseau is interesting. Not because of his acting (alone that is), but because he can add emotions to things that are considered non-emotional and at the same time take emotions from things that are considered emotional most of the time. Also, I like Tommy's Joker, it's more realistic and because Tommy is himself, he adds that real life goofiness to Joker as a character, that most actors have to ACT, Tommy does it naturally.

Andy Alger : This Batman voice ... nearly ruins it. Than Tommy starts to talk, and it's saved .. back and forth ..ugh

Marsayde : “Don’t talk to me like one of them, you are NAAAAACHT”

Suggarion 13 : Heath Ledger and Jack Nicholson would be proud. I sincerely enjoyed Wiseau's acting in this.

SovietXred2 : I think he actually fits well for the role Nolan and Ledger wanted for the Joker in the Dark Knight movie as they wanted a realistic version of the character and someone as sociopathic, unpredictable and manic as the Joker would in reality act more like Tommy's adaptation than anyone's

Smith Wesson : He's the Joker we deserve, just not the one we need right now...............ah screw it, I'm sold

EpicGoreScream : Oh my he's great as the joker. Absolutely suits him

PlasmaKong2 : Wiseau serious?

Bryan Barraza : hes like a foreign, drunk, more insane version of the joker

toughest S.O.B. : You let 5 people die....anyway how’s your sexlife ?

Crisdean Mackinnon : They should get Tommy wiseau to cameo in the upcoming Joaquin phoenix joker movie

MrDrProfessorScience : He definitely at the very least needs to become a voice actor

malathan the shit talker : Was this on trending? If it wasnt WHY WASNT IT? And if it was was it in the top 10?

E T : Despite most of his lines being literally unintelligible, he nailed it.