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Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Filming This Spring

VENICE, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 01:  Director/writer Paul Thomas Anderson attends "The Master" Photocall during the 69th Venice International Film Festival at Palazzo del Casino on September 1, 2012 in Venice, Italy.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Paul Thomas Anderson is closer to making that adaptation of Inherent Vice than anyone who endured the last two five-year gaps between films would have any right to expect. JoAnne Sellar, Anderson's producer since 1997's Boogie Nights, says that Vice, the first-ever adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel, is primed to film in late April. Meaning we might soon know if PTA and Joaquin Phoenix are really teaming up again.

Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images