Daniel Day-Lewis set for first film role since 2012

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Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson last worked together on There Will Be Blood

Daniel Day-Lewis is set to reunite with There Will Be Blood director Paul Thomas Anderson for his first film role since 2012's Lincoln.

Indie label Focus Features has bought the worldwide rights to the new drama, it was confirmed at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The currently untitled new film will focus on the 1950s fashion scene.

The pair last worked together on 2007's There Will Be Blood, which won Day-Lewis an Oscar for best actor.

He won the same award in 2013 for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln in his last big screen appearance.

Thomas Anderson last directed Inherent Vice, which was released in 2015.

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