Paul Thomas Anderson’s religious drama The Master is set for an Oct. 12 release, The Weinstein Company has announced, confirming a BoxOfficeMojo report. Though plot details remain murky, reports have Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman playing Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a start-up faith that some have likened to Scientology. Amy Adams plays his wife, and Joaquin Phoenix will portray the alcoholic drifter who shifts from Dodd’s right-hand man to his primary detractor. Laura Dern and Friday Night Lights’ Jesse Plemons also star.
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