Tyler

Paul Thomas Anderson/Daniel Day-Lewis Fashion Movie

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Not a lot of info yet, but still exciting.

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Universal and Focus Features won a worldwide rights auction for an untitled film that Paul Thomas Anderson wrote and will direct, re-teaming him with There Will Be Blood star Daniel Day-Lewis. Focus won the deal after a ferocious bidding battle with Fox Searchlight. The deal puts the lie to press reports speculating that buyer appetite has vanished going into Toronto.

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The new PT Anderson picture is set in the fashion world in London in the 1950s, and the plan is to start production early next year and release it in late 2017.

 

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Shooting has begun, and this site has some photos. They also say the title will be Phantom Thread, but there's no official announcement about that yet.

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53 minutes ago, Justin Hanvey said:

I hope this isn't true, and I bet DDL is as retired as Steven Soderbergh. Which is to say, he isn't.

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According to his spokeswoman in a statement to Variety it is, but you never know...maybe he changes his mind eventually. Of course he could be like Sean Connery, who actually kept his retirement surprisingly.

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Well, Connery turned 73 the year that his last film (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) came out, whereas Day-Lewis is currently 60, so... I guess that's not *too* big a gap, but I do think Connery's commitment to his retirement is not that surprising.

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