Is Paul Thomas Anderson Making a ‘Power Play’? Paul Thomas Anderson is rumoured to have picked his follow up project to the Oscar winning ‘There Will Be Blood’. The film, titled Power Play, is the story of a Native American casino owner who takes on his Las Vegas rivals. The potential film’s original story comes from a novella written by the editor-in-chief of Variety, Peter Bart. The project has been in the works for over ten years with Jack Nicholson originally attached to star. Anderson’s attachment is currently a rumour, so stay tuned to Movies.ie for the official word. EXTRAs: Anderson often casts Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly,Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzmán, Melora Walters and Julianne Moore in his films. Can we expect to see them in Power Play?