7 November 2012 9:39 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

One of the more confounding yet charming Hollywood couples of today is made up of gamely goofy comedienne Maya Rudolph and art house auteur Paul Thomas Anderson. She has been a standout performer on Saturday Night Live with wacky impressions of Oprah, Donatella Versace, and Whitney Houston, and starred in raunchy R-rated comedies like Bridesmaids and MacGruber. He has written and directed such serious and stirring cinema as Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood and The Master. But aside from seeming to share an incredible intelligence, the tenor of their careers have very little in common. However, Rudolph left her comfy comedy terrain behind in 2009, offering a somber and moving portrayal of an anxious expecting mother in the quirky drama Away We Go. And it seems Anderson is mulling over a similarly risky leap of his own, considering crafting his own comedy. While doing press for The Master, the five-time »

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