For those who loved 's There Will Be Blood, the five-year interval between that flilm and The Master probably felt like a ridiculously long wait. However, Anderson's next project, Inherent Vice, now has a projected start for shooting two months from now.
Producer JoAnne Sellar told a "definitive Paul Thomas Anderson resource" Cigarettes & Red Vines, that "the plan is to start shooting in late April".
Sellar went on to say that things would be "underway very soon" in order to keep to the "late April/early May" schedule. This could mean that further casting announcements are imminent; hopefully we'll find out whether or not will be confirmed, potentially alongside .
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