Deadline just reported Amy Adams joined Paul Thomas Anderson’s untitled religious flick aka “The Master”.
Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix, the film centers on Lancaster Dodd (Hoffman), who returns from WWII and starts a religion not unlike Scientology, taking Freddie Sutton (Phoenix), a former alcoholic under his wing. Adams will play Dodd’s wife in the film Mary-Sue who acts as his caretaker and vigilant lieutenant. The role was offered last year to Reese Witherspoon when the film was initially gearing up to shoot, but obviously, that never panned out and frankly, we think Adams is a much better choice and fit.
Production begins on June 13th.