Philip Seymour Hoffman’s son stars in Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Licorice Pizza’

The late star and Anderson were long time partners, and now Cooper continues the custom together with vocalist Alana Haim (of the band HAIM) in the 1970s duration piece embeded in the San Fernando Valley.

The motion picture is composed and directed by Anderson and reveals a high school love in between teen star Gary Valentine (Hoffman) and Alana Kane (Haim) and their battles to be together and more than happy.

Anderson shot “Boogie Nights” in the very same location of Los Angles; a movie that made crucial success for him and Hoffman.

“Licorice Pizza” likewise stars Maya Rudolph, Sean Penn, Tom Waits and Bradley Cooper.

Hoffman signs up with another young star following in his daddy’s steps. Michael Gandolfini plays the young Tony Soprano in David Chase’s prequel movie “The Many Saints of Newark.” His daddy, James Gandolfini, played Tony Soprano on “The Sopranos.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.