TV and Movies·Posted on 5 Dec 2017The Cast Of "The Disaster Artist" Vs Their Real-Life CounterpartsWhat a story, Mark.by Jenna GuillaumeEditor-at-Large, BuzzFeed AustraliaFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink James Franco as Tommy Wiseau Point Grey Pictures, Wiseau-Films Fun fact: Wiseau, who is incredibly private, was initially skeptical about The Disaster Artist, but has since said he "99.9%" approves of the movie. He even has a cameo in it. Dave Franco as Greg Sestero Point Grey Pictures, Wiseau-Films Fun fact: The Disaster Artist is based on Sestero's memoir of the same name. Seth Rogen as Sandy Schklair Point Grey Pictures, caymangrant.com Schklair's work as script supervisor on The Room was uncredited, although he played a large part in the creation of the movie according to The Disaster Artist and Schklair himself. Ari Graynor as Juliette Danielle Point Grey Pictures, Wiseau-Films Fun fact: Danielle was shocked at how long the sex scenes between her character Lisa and Wiseau's character Johnny were in the final cut of the film. Zac Efron as Dan Janjigian Point Grey Pictures, Wiseau-Films Fun fact: The Room is Janjigian's first and most notable acting credit. Josh Hutcherson as Philip Haldiman Point Grey Pictures, Wiseau-Films Fun fact: Although Haldiman's character, Denny, was supposed to be the youngest character in The Room, he was one of the oldest members of the cast in real life. Jacki Weaver as Carolyn Minnott youtube.com, Wiseau-Films Fun Fact: The Room was Minnott's first and only movie role. June Diane Raphael as Robyn Paris youtube.com, Wiseau-Films Fun fact: Paris's character, Michelle, was originally meant to be played by Juliette Danielle, who was later cast as lead character Lisa instead after the original actor for that part was fired. Nathan Fielder as Kyle Vogt Point Grey Pictures, Wiseau-Films Fun fact: Vogt's character, Peter, disappears without explanation towards the end of The Room because Vogt had another acting commitment and had been assured by Wiseau that filming would be complete before he had to move on (it wasn't). The Disaster Artist opens nationally in Australia on December 7, and in the United States on December 8.