Watch Tommy Wiseau’s Very Strange Audition Tape to Be the Next Joker

Thanks to The Disaster Artist, Tommy Wiseau––auteur of one of the best worst films ever––has achieved a new level of mainstream fame, so why wouldn’t he publicly campaign for a movie role?

There is actually a standalone Joker origin movie in the works about the Batman villain with Joaquin Phoenix rumored to play the Clown Prince of Crime and Martin Scorsese producing.

But Wiseau teamed up with Nerdist to make his own audition tape to play the Joker and it is just so mesmerizingly Wiseau.

Imagine Heath Ledger‘s fantastic, award-winning performance being delivered by the man who has already played a weird, laugh-happy character. That’s exactly what Wiseau does, quoting lines from The Dark Knight (not from Suicide Squad Joker, though honestly it’s probably for the best).

Go ahead and watch for yourself above, via Nerdist.

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