After working with Paul Thomas Anderson on his six Oscar nominated function Phantom Thread, Focus Features is about to associate with the eight-time Oscar nominated filmmaker on his untitled 1970s High College Pic set in his San Fernando Valley stomping floor. Focus Features will distribute domestically, and Common Photos Worldwide will deal with overseas distribution.
Reportedly Anderson’s new movie will focus on a highschool scholar who can be a profitable baby actor. The pic is described as having intersecting storylines. It should rep the fourth time that Anderson has set a movie within the San Fernando Valley, the final being Boogie Nights, Magnolia and Punch Drunk Love. The filmmaker’s Ghoulardi Movie Firm has already obtained a $2.5M California movie tax credit score.
Longtime collaborators JoAnne Sellar and Daniel Lupi will produce this new mission together with Anderson.
Phantom Thread, which introduced Anderson throughout the Pond to London for a interval pic a couple of British dressmaker earned Oscar noms for Greatest Image, Director for Anderson, Actor for Daniel Day-Lewis, Supporting Actress for Lesley Manville, Rating for Jonny Greenwood and Costume Design for Mark Bridges, which he went on to win.
“There may be merely no different filmmaker like Paul Thomas Anderson. He’s a real unique who constantly mesmerizes followers with unparalleled imaginative and prescient and storytelling. We’re past thrilled to be teaming up as soon as once more with Paul, JoAnne and Daniel,” stated Focus chairman Peter Kujawski.
Manufacturing is scheduled for Spring/Summer time 2020 in California. Additional particulars are nonetheless forthcoming in accordance with the studio.