Joanna Newsom to narrate Paul Thomas Anderson’s new film, Inherent Vice

Joanna Newsom is to narrate Inherent Vice, the new film from director Paul Thomas Anderson. Anderson's film is based on a 2009 novel by Thomas Pynchon; Newsom's involvement was originally revealed last year, however a report in The New York Times confirms Newsom will play Sortilège; an "earth-goddess-like" character. The film is Anderson's first since 2012's The Master.

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Joanna Newsom is to narrate Inherent Vice, the new film from director Paul Thomas Anderson.

Anderson’s film is based on a 2009 novel by Thomas Pynchon; Newsom’s involvement was originally revealed last year, however a report in The New York Times confirms Newsom will play Sortilège; an “earth-goddess-like” character.

The film is Anderson’s first since 2012’s The Master.

Inherent Vice follows private investigator Larry “Doc” Sportello (Joaquim Phoenix) working in 1970’s Los Angeles. It co-stars Benicio Del Toro, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin and Owen Wilson.

It is the first feature film adapted from a novel by Pynchon. The film is scheduled to be released on December 12, 2014.

You can watch Pynchon narrate a promo video for the novel below.






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