Jonny Greenwood to Score New Paul Thomas Anderson Film
Published Feb 01, 2017Keeping with a long-standing tradition, Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood is once again set to work with famed director Paul Thomas Anderson.
Details behind the project are still shaping up, but the announcement of Greenwood's involvement came via a press release via Focus Features. The film is currently untitled, but it will star Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville and Vicky Krieps. Focus is set to release the film in the U.S. later this year, while Universal Pictures will handle international distribution.
According to the press release, Anderson "will once again explore a distinctive milieu of the 20th century." It adds that "The new movie is a drama set in the couture world of 1950s London. The story illuminates the life behind the curtain of an uncompromising dressmaker commissioned by royalty and high society."
Greenwood has worked on a long string of Anderson's films, including 2007's There Will Be Blood, 2012's The Master and 2014's Inherent Vice. In turn, Anderson directed the Junun documentary behind Greenwood's album with Shye Ben Tzur, as well as directed various videos behind Radiohead's A Moon Shaped Pool.
Recently, Greenwood shared a 360-degree rehearsal video from his upcoming live rendition of his There Will Be Blood work with the London Contemporary Orchestra. Greenwood will be playing the score are various venues around the UK this month, and you can learn more details here.