The potentially-Scientology bashing movie from Paul Thomas Anderson sounds very intriguing. So far, the cast of the movie formerly known as The Master includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Laura Dern and Amy Adams. Now, another actor has been indoctrinated and thetan-scanned.
Rami Malek (HBO’s”The Pacific
“) has signed on to play Hoffman’s son-in-law in the film. Hoffman is the “prophet” behind the kooky cult. This gig comes to Malek after getting thoroughly Twilighted in Breaking Dawn
, which just recently wrapped shooting. Filming begins on the untitled religious drama this month.
Megan Ellison‘s Annapurna Pictures is financing and The Weinstein Company will distribute. (Variety)