Here is the first trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s “Licorice Pizza”.
The film will be released in a limited format on November 2 and will expand nationwide on December 25. Bradley Cooper, Benny Safdi, Alana Haim of the Valley, and Philip Seymour Hoffman starred in “Licorice Pizza,” built in the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles in the 1920s. Son Cooper Hoffman, who will make his feature debut.
Cooper will play a Hollywood director, while Hoffman will play a child actor and Safdi a politician. Cooper’s character is seen in the role of former hairdresser and film producer John Peters, who instructed Hoffman’s character on the complexity of pronouncing his girlfriend Barbara Streisand’s last name.
A nostalgic reference for teens in the 1970s, Licorice Pizza was a favorite series of record stories in Southern California that provided free lysaris with all the top albums, comfortable couches, and racks of music magazines.
The film’s trailer, which previously had a title of Saggie Bottom, debuted in front of an “American Graffiti” in London and Los Angeles during a dual feature at American Cinemathek’s Los Feliz 3 location.
The “Lycoris Pizza” trailer was described by a viewer as a cross between “Boogie Nights” and “Underlying Vice”.
Anderson wrote the script and produced the film with Sara Murphy. Distributed by United Artist Releasing, the project was supported by MGM in collaboration with Bron Creative and Anderson’s Gholardi Film Company.
Filming for “Lycoris Pizza” began in August 2020 in Ensino, California, and ended in November. “Hard Eight”, “Boogie Nights” (director’s groundbreaking project, also set in San Fernando Valley in the 1970s), “Magnolia,” “Punch-Drink Gain,” “There’s Blood,” “Master,” “Innate Vice.” And “Phantom Thread. “
The 2017 play, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Cripps and Leslie Manville, has given Anderson its third Best Director Oscar nomination as well as a Best Picture award. Anderson has been nominated for eight Academy Awards, including screenplays for “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia,” “There Will Be Blood,” and “Underlying Vice.”
Cooper recently starred in “Two Night’s Dream Alley,” a psychological thriller by Guillermo del Toro, starring Kate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe, Tony Colette, Richard Jenkins, Ron Pearlman, Rooney Mara, Holt McClaney, Clifton Collins Jr., Tim Blaine Ngner, David Stratheirne.
Watch the trailer below.