Note: iOS 9 + Facebook users w/ trouble scrolling: #super sorry# we hope to fix it asap. In the meantime Chrome Mobile is a reach around

The Master

Behind the scenes pics from PT Anderson's The Master

1:00 PM on 12.12.2011 // Hubert Vigilla

As we're still waiting for more details about Paul Thomas Anderson's The Master to emerge, BlackBook recently published some fine behind-the-scene photos from the film. These pics taken by Jack Erling are of extras rather than the stars, but there's some snappy vintage clothing on display.

The Master stars Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, and Laura Dern. It takes place during the 1950s, and centers on a charismatic religious leader (who may or may not be an L. Ron Hubbard analog). The score will be done by Jonny Greenwood of Radiohead, who also provided the score for There Will Be Blood. The film will make its debut at Cannes and will probably be out by this time in 2012.

In addition to the pics in our gallery, we've also got a brief tease about Anderson's adaptation of Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon. Robert Downey, Jr. talked very briefly with MTV about it, and we have the video after the cut.

[Via The Playlist, BlackBook, MTV]

Okay, yeah, not much information in that, but the possibility is certainly there, and Downey, Jr. seems perfectly okay with the adaptation happening.

Inherent Vice is Thomas Pynchon's latest novel, and also his most mainstream and easiest to adapt. It's one of his California books, which are not as grand in scope as his big novels (V., Gravity's Rainbow, Mason & Dixon, and Against the Day), but hey, it's still Pynchon.

Inherent Vice follows the bumbling adventures of pothead private dick Doc Sportello. It all starts with a kidnapping plot his ex-girlfriend tips him on and then becomes Pynchonesque-er from there. Since you've come all this way, I've included a trailer made for the book Inherent Vice. It features the voice of Thomas Pynchon himself.

Photo Gallery: (15 images)
Click to zoom - browse by swipe, or use arrow keys

Hubert Vigilla, Editor-at-Large
 Follow Blog + disclosure HubertVigilla Tips
Hubert Vigilla is a writer living in Brooklyn, which makes him completely indistinguishable from 4/5 of people who live in Brooklyn. He writes about film, television, books, music, politics, cu... more   |   staff directory

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community fisters, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding * to your whitelists.

Flixist's previous coverage:
The Master

  Jul 17

Netflix Now: Rock the Casbah

The Master, Hemlock Grove Season 2, I Am Devine and more on Netflix Instant

  Jun 21

Some Like It Hot: Amy Adams

A sexy examination of Hollywood's most Enchanting redhead

  Mar 05

Flixist Awards 2012: Best Film

The best film of the year... period

  Feb 28

Flixist Awards 2012: Best Cinematography

Which incredible camera shot crafter had us hot and sticky?

  Feb 27

Flixist Awards 2012: Best Actor

Who gave Flixist's favorite male preformace of 2012?

  Feb 26

Flixist Awards 2012: Best Screenplay

Which wordsmith(s) won our hearts?

  Feb 26

Flixist Awards 2012: Best Supporting Actress

When supporters eclipse their leaders

  Feb 26

New Releases, week of 3/2/13: Who is the Master Edition

The Master, Twilight: Breaking Dawn, Holy Motors, and more on DVD/Blu-ray

  Feb 25

Flixist Awards 2012: Best Director

They have arrived and this is the first one

View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant
Ads on Flixist may be purchased from:

Please contact Crave Online, thanks!

Review of Sacachispas: Documenting Argentina’s Passion

VPN Service Provider

Poker Films

Tips for the cricket fielding to improve performance

Facts for Cricket Betting Online


Benefits of Human Growth Hormones

The Power of Social Media for You Small Business

Five Reasons Why Slumber is Ideal for Your Fitness

Constantly on the Road? Use these 7 Best Apps for Watching Movies on your iPhone

 Add your impressions


Invert site colors

  Dark Theme
  Light Theme

Destructoid means family.
Living the dream, since 2006

Pssst. konami code + enter

modernmethod logo

Back to Top

We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter!
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -