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Musician Joanna Newsom Joins Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice
The film, based on a novel from Thomas Pynchon, follows pot-smoking L.A. private detective Doc Sportello (Phoenix), who is investigating the kidnapping of one of his ex-girlfriends. As you might expect, the actual cops aren’t too keen on Sportello butting into their business, but that doesn’t stop him from winding his way through a world of weirdoes in order to get the case solved.
Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice Adds Katherine Waterson As Female Lead
In the film, she’ll play Shasta, a “free-spirited hippie chick” who conforms to the ways of her new lover, a real estate mogul named Mickey Wolfmann. Her ex-boyfriend, Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), is a private detective meant to protect Wolfman from a kidnapping plot, but Shasta soon goes missing instead.
Josh Brolin Joins Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice, Sean Penn Eying A Role
Adapted by Anderson, Inherent Vice is set in the late '60s/early 70s and centers on a pothead private investigator named Larry "Doc" Sportello (Phoenix). The plot kicks off when the protagonist gets a call from an ex-girlfriend who wants his help in a boiling situation involving her, a real-estate mogul, and the real-estate mogul's wife.
Reese Witherspoon, Jena Malone And Martin Short Join Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice
Set in 1970, Inherent Vice will follow Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), a pot-smoking detective who investigates a case involving a kidnapped woman and finds himself involved in something much larger.
Owen Wilson Up For P.T. Anderson's Inherent Vice
Set in Los Angeles from the winter of 1969 through the summer of 1970, Inherent Vice centers on a pot-smoking private detective named Larry "Doc" Sportello as he investigates a kidnapping case that involves his ex-girlfriend, Shasta Fay Hepworth. Phoenix is set to play Sportello, making Inherent Vice his second collaboration with Anderson following the critically heralded drama The Master.
Benicio Del Toro In Talks To Join Joaquin Phoenix In Inherent Vice
Joaquin Phoenix is no longer alone on the cast list for Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice. The Master star has been attached to the project since January, when he took over the lead role for Robert Downey Jr....
Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice Finally Shooting This Month
Anderson, as usual, didn't seem to pay a bit of attention to the hubbub and went on quietly preparing his adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice. Though at one point Robert Downey Jr. was set to star, he was replaced in January by Joaquin Phoenix-- and that was really the last we heard about it. Now, thankfully, well-connected Anderson fan site Cigarettes and Red Vines has provided some updates, and pretty much all of them are good news.
Joaquin Phoenix To Replace Robert Downey Jr. In Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice
Currently Oscar-nominated for his work in The Master-- whether he actually wanted to be or not-- Joaquin Phoenix has plenty of reason to want to reunite with Paul Thomas Anderson, and now he's doing just that. Phoenix will reportedly step into the lead role in Inherent Vice
Charlize Theron Joining Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice?
As the Internet continues to gripe about Paul Thomas Anderson being one of several directors overlooked by the Directors Guild of America despite his stellar work on the controversial and challenging The Master, the director seems to have already moved on to his next project and is starting to circle potential cast members.
Paul Thomas Anderson Hopes To Shoot Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice In 2013
While Paul Thomas Anderson started his career making films at a rapid pace - releasing Hard Eight, Boogie Nights and Magnolia in the span of three years, the last decade has seen his speed slow considerably. After releasing Punch-Drunk Love in 2002 there was a five year gap before he came out with There Will Be Blood in 2007, and there was another five years between that film and The Master...
Robert Downey Jr. Expressing Interest In Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice
From the moment Paul Thomas Anderson revealed his plans to adapt Thomas Pynchon's novel Inherent Vice for the screen, we knew he had Robert Downey Jr. in mind to star as Larry "Doc" Sportello, the pothead private detective
Paul Thomas Anderson Close To Finding Financing For The Master And Inherent Vice
As great as Paul Thomas Anderson movies are, the real tragedy is that there aren't more of them. Since releasing his first feature
Paul Thomas Anderson Adapting Thomas Pynchon's Inherent Vice, Wants Downey Jr. To Star?
It's been far too long since we've had a solid dose of Paul Thomas Anderson. While he's never reached Steven Soderbergh-levels of