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

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Tommy Wiseau made a Joker audition tape - and it is pretty unnerving.

The Hangover's Todd Phillips will direct the yet-to-be-titled film, with Martin Scorsese acting as Executive Producer.

Last month, Wiseau threw his hat in the ring after reports surfaced that Phillips was in talks with Joaquin Phoenix for the title role. He reads lines from both 1989's Batman and 2008's The Dark Knight, all with that thick "New Orleans" accent.

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Wiseau became something of a cult figure following the release of his film The Room in 2003, a movie often labelled the "worst film ever".

Wiseau, whose journey into cult fandom was chronicled in James Franco's "The Disaster Artist", ends his audition with some parting words for viewers: "Enjoy life". It's not quite as disturbing as the love scenes in The Room, but it's horrifying in a different way.

The short skit features Wiseau in full Heath Ledger get-up auditioning for the role of The Joker, presumably for the upcoming film. They both created their empires on their own, they don't care about what society expects of them, and they both laugh at inappropriate moments. Of course, The Joker can only be as great as his Batman, which is why we needed someone who can drum up some great onscreen chemistry with Tommy. Truth be told, the Joker is the ultimate disaster artist.

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