Amy Adams is the latest big name to join Paul Thomas Anderson's untitled Scientology inspired religious Drama said to be loosely based on the life of L. Ron Hubbard and the creation of Scientology. Jesse Plemons and David Warshofsky are also addictions to the cast, Plemons is said to be playing Hoffman's character's son with Warshofky in the role of a detective.
They join Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joaquin Phoenix, Madisen Beaty, Laura Dern and Lena Endre.
Adams will play the wife of the character played by Hoffman, "a man who returns after witnessing the horrors of WWII and tries to rediscover who he is in post-war America. He creates a belief system, something that catches on with other lost souls in post-war America." Phoenix will play an "alcoholic drifter who becomes his right-hand man and disciple."