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Joaquin Phoenix May Reunite With Paul Thomas Anderson in 'Inherent Vice'

January 25, 2013 (3:38 am) GMT
After working together in 'The Master', Phoenix and Anderson might end up collaborating again in the film about a stoner detective in late 60s Los Angeles.

Recently winning Best Actor prize at London Critics' Circle Awards, is set to reunite with his "" director in a new movie project. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Oscar-nominated actor is currently in talks to star in Paul Thomas Anderson's next film "".

The new movie will be based on a 2009 novel by Thomas Pynchon. The story revolves around a pot-smoking detective who gets wrapped up in a number of mysteries in 1969 Los Angeles, while the Manson Family trial growls in the background. The book also features a number of characters with original names such as Shasta Fay Hepworth, Riggs Warbling, Japonica Fenway and Adrian Prussia.

Anderson, who has been developing the project for year, will serve as the screenwriter in addition to directing it. He additionally co-produces the film alongside Megan Ellison, John Lesher and JoAnne Sellar. Before Phoenix gets approached, was interested in the project before eventually he passed it.

Phoenix and Anderson's last collaboration, "The Master", garnered a lot of critical acclaims. Though it wasn't nominated for Best Pictures at the 85th Academy Awards, the movie brought Phoenix as a Best Actor contender, for Best Supporting Actor, and for Best Supporting Actress.

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