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Newswire: Surprise! Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero made a new movie, Best F(r)iends

Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sistero are sort of like the outsider-cinema equivalent of Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski—with the roles reversed, of course—so it seems appropriate that Wiseau would riff on the title of Herzog’s 1999 documentary on his tumultuous relationship with Kinski, My Best Fiend, for his big reunion with his erstwhile The Room star. According to The Hollywood Reporter, which debuted the trailer today, Best F(r)iends was filmed “quietly” over the past two months in L.A. and Canada, and has been kept largely under wraps until now:

Best F(r)iends is based on a story by Sestero based on a road trip he and Wiseau took back in 2003. Sestero stars as a man who, after his entire family is killed in a car crash (not the bloodstained shirt), gets picked up off the side of the highway by a mortician …

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