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Coen Brothers find young girl with True Grit

source: deadline.com Joel and Ethan Coen have found the young girl to take on the lead role in their upcoming western True Grit. After auditioning more than 15,000 teenage actresses for the role of the bloodthirsty orphan Mattie, the Oscar-winning brothers selected 13-year-old Hailee Steinfeld. Although Steinfeld has a couple of minor credits to her […]

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Would you like to star in the new Coen Bros film?

source: truegritcasting.com Are you a 12 to 16 year old girl with a penchant for existential dramas with a twinge of black comedy? You are?! Good news! The Coen Brothers want you to star in their upcoming remake of True Grit! Paramount Pictures have put out a casting call for any young girl eager to […]

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Damon, Brolin in talks to join Coen Brothers’ True Grit

source: variety.com Matt Damon and Josh Brolin are in discussions to join The Coen Brothers‘ upcoming re-imagination of the classic 1969 western True Grit. Jeff Bridges is already attached to play Rooster Cogburn, the role for which John Wayne nabbed his only Oscar. Damon is being considered for the role of La Boeuf (no, not […]

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The Coen Brothers go west!

source: variety.com Oddball Oscar kings Joel and Ethan Coen are bringing an adaptation of the Charles Portis book True Grit to the big screen. The book was previously adapted into the iconic 1969 western, which provided John Wayne with an Oscar for his lead performance. The original novel is about a 14-year-old girl who enlists […]

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