However, he gave Wiseau an added bonus by taking him up on stage with him after winning the Golden Globe [Franco's first] for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy for The Disaster Artist.
Wiseau starred in, directed, produced and wrote "The Room", which has gone on to gain a cult following since its premiere in 2003.
"When I was at NYU, I always said that I wanted my own Coen Brother, someone to collaborate with", Franco said after accepted the Golden Globe for his performance as the eccentric impresario Tommy Wiseau in The Disaster Artist. "Golden Globz, I don't care, I'm not invited". I know they don't want me, guy with the accent, long hair, so I show them. "I don't wait for them, I make my own movie, '" Franco said.
Wiseau and Sestero both attended the Golden Globes.
His one previous Oscar nomination came in 2011 for "127 Hours".
Upon accepting the award, Franco called Wiseau up to the stage to join him. "I realised this year I had my own Franco brother. Thanks to my mother for giving him to me".