Friday Night Lights’ Jesse Plemons Cast in Paul Thomas Anderson’s Scientology Movie

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Jesse Plemons arrives at the The Alzheimer's Association's 17th Annual "A Night At Sardi's" on March 4, 2009 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Photo: Frazer Harrison/2009 Getty Images

Jesse Plemons has been cast as Philip Seymour Hoffman and Laura Dern's son in Paul Thomas Anderson's upcoming Scientology drama, formerly known as The Master. Landry! The now-untitled film follows a World War II veteran (Hoffman) as he founds a new religion. Ah, the simple joy of actors who really do resemble each other being cast as family members. [Variety]