Licorice Pizza is the story of Alana Kane (Alana Haim) and Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman) who grow up and fall in love in San Fernando Valley in 1973. Written and directed by filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson. Sean Penn, Bradley Cooper, Tom Waits and Benny Safdi also star. In theaters Christmas 2021. Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood composed the film's score and Paul Thomas Anderson curated the soundtrack. The title pays homage to the California record store, Licorice Pizza.