Benicio Del Toro in Talks for Inherent Vice

Paul Thomas Anderson is directing this adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel, which stars Joaquin Phoenix.
BYHarout Harmanian | May 6th, 2013
Benicio Del Toro in Talks for Inherent Vice

Benicio Del Toro in talks for Inherent ViceBenicio Del Toro is in negotiations to join the cast of Paul Thomas Anderson's upcoming adaptation Inherent Vice.

Based on a novel by Thomas Pynchon, the film is set in Los Angeles in 1970. The story follows stoner Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix), a private detective, who is tasked with investigating the disappearance of a young girl. Benicio Del Toro will be portraying his attorney, who constantly get's the P.I. out of trouble.

Paul Thomas Anderson is directing from a script he wrote and will also be producing with JoAnne Sellar, Daniel Lupi and John Lesher of his Ghoulardi Film Co.

Production is slated to start later this month.

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