Joanna Newsom Will Appear in Next Paul Thomas Anderson Film

Harpist and singer seen on set of 'Inherent Vice'

August 8, 2013 2:20 PM ET
Joanna Newsom performs in San Francisco.
Joanna Newsom performs in San Francisco.
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Joanna Newsom was recently spotted on the set of Paul Thomas Anderson's next film, Inherent Vice. The harpist-singer's role isn't known, but she was seen on set alongside the film's stars Joaquin Phoenix and Katherine Waterston in Los Angeles, Indiewire's Playlist reports.

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Newsom has a few ties to acting already, having previously appeared on Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's Portlandia and starred in MGMT's video for "Kids." She's also engaged to actor and former Saturday Night Live cast member Andy Samberg.

Inherent Vice, which tells the story of a bungling L.A. detective investigating his ex-girlfriend's kidnapping, is also expected to star Benicio Del Toro, Owen Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin, Martin Short and Jena Malone.

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