One of the recent rumors we heard about Paul Thomas Anderson‘s new film, once called The Master and said to be influenced by the development of Scientology, was that the director’s longtime cinematographer, Robert Elswit, would not shoot the film. Scheduling is likely the issue, as Mr. Elswit is booked to shoot other projects.

Now we have confirmation of that fact, along with the news that the cinematographer for this project is Mihai Malaimare Jr., who shot recent Francis Ford Coppola pictures such as Tetro and Twixt Now and Sunrise. In addition, the rumor that part of the film will be shot on 65mm continues. Read More »