Actor Paul Dano, 'There Will Be Blood' In Paul Thomas Anderson's new film There Will Be Blood, the young actor Paul Dano plays a rural preacher at odds with the oilman (Daniel Day-Lewis) at the center of the story. Dano previously appeared in Little Miss Sunshine, playing the teen who was an elective mute.

Actor Paul Dano, 'There Will Be Blood'

Actor Paul Dano, 'There Will Be Blood'

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In Paul Thomas Anderson's new film There Will Be Blood, the young actor Paul Dano plays a rural preacher at odds with the oilman (Daniel Day-Lewis) at the center of the story.

Dano previously appeared in Little Miss Sunshine, playing the teen who was an elective mute.