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‘Licorice Pizza’ Trailer: Paul Thomas Anderson Returns to the 1970s San Fernando Valley

The first trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Licorice Pizza” has arrived on-line after 35mm prints of the photos screened at extraordinary venues including the Quentin Tarantino-owned New Beverly in Los Angeles in advance this month. The movie, formerly notion to be titled “Soggy Bottom,” marks Anderson’s follow-as much as six-time Oscar nominee “Phantom Thread.” That movie earned Anderson his 2d Best Director nomination alongside with “There Will Be Blood.” What does the filmmaker have deliberate for his return? Another experience to the Nineteen Seventies San Fernando Valley placing that become featured in his breakthrough “Boogie Nights.” For his cutting-edge, Anderson has rounded up an ensemble solid that consists of Bradley Cooper, Benny Safdie, Alana Haim, and Cooper Hoffman, son of the overdue actor and common Anderson collaborator Philip Seymour Hoffman. Cooper is gambling Jon Peters, the real-lifestyles Hollywood movie manufacturer whose credit blanketed Barbra Streisand’s “A Star Is Born” (ironic, thinking about Cooper directed and starred in his own “A Star Is Born”). Hoffman is the lead, a youngsterager actor navigating excessive faculty lifestyles who befriends Peters. The assisting solid consists of Skyler Gisondo, Maya Rudolph, and Tom Waits, amongst others. Early reviews at the task defined it as a Nineteen Seventies-set ensemble drama set withinside the San Fernando Valley (think “Magnolia” withinside the placing of “Boogie Nights”). “Licorice Pizza” will mark Anderson’s 9th characteristic. His preceding directorial efforts include “Hard Eight,” “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia,” “Punch-Drunk Love,” “There Will Be Blood,” “The Master,” “Inherent Vice,” and “Phantom Thread.” The latter name become disbursed through Focus Features and commenced its platform launch at some stage in the Christmas holiday. With a vacation season platform launch, Anderson’s 9th characteristic joins United Artists/MGM’s sturdy fall film slate. The distribution arm of MGM additionally has the long-not on time James Bond tentpole “No Time to Die” on the discharge calendar for October 8, plus Ridley Scott’s “House of Gucci,” starring Adam Driver and Lady Gaga, set for November 24. MGM (through United Artists) will open “Licorice Pizza” in restricted launch November 26. The drama will attain its national enlargement December 25. Watch the primary trailer for Anderson’s cutting-edge withinside the video below.

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