Paul Thomas Anderson is back again with another movie that will roll this year in the holiday season with an elaborate release plan ensuring It’s run in the 20-21 Oscars. The film will hit the screens on the auspicious Thanksgiving weekend that is the 26th of November 2021 in limited release in the United States of America, it would premier worldwide on the 25th of December- Christmas eve.
The movie is a joint effort of Sarah Murphy and Paul Anderson Thomas who wrote the script and did the production. This project was heavily backed by America’s corporation-MGM(Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Inc) in a consortium with Bron creative and Anderson’s Ghoulardi Film Company. The cinema began its shooting the last fall and the majority of the filming is done in Los Angeles.
UAR (United Artists Releasing) confirmed that the movie is officially untitled, however, the production house confirmed that the working title is “soggy bottoms”. The film’s ensemble cast comprises the all-time favorite Bradley Cooper, Alana Haim, Benny Safdie, and Cooper Hoffman. Cooper Hoffman is the son of the late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman who happens to be Anderson’s frequent collaborator making the film more special as it marks the young actor’s feature debut.
Insights about the project have been kept hush-hush as the hitmaker strikes only once in three to four years and wins all hearts, it sure is a pattern that he has been following since 1999.
As per the findings, Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest untitled movie is set in the 1970s in the breath-taking valley of San Fernando, roughly the same time period and setting of the filmmaker’s breakthrough directorial piece; Boogie Nights. It is rumored that the story is about a high school child actor who befriends a famous Hollywood director and producer.
The holiday release project is a milestone for Paul as this movie will mark his ninth directorial venture. Soggy bottom proudly follows Hard Eight, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, Punk-Drunk Love, There Will Be Blood, The Master, Inherent Vice, and Phantom Thread all receiving laurels from the critics which are extremely rare.
Anderson has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, including screenplay nods for “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia,” “There Will Be Blood” and “Inherent Vice.” His last title won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design and was also rightfully nominated for a total of six Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director making others envious.
Will this new upcoming release receive applause at the awards and make its place on the list?