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Raising Arizona: Alison Pill and Zachary Levi Lead Charity Table Read
Now The Pandemic Players, a troupe of stage and screen actors volunteering their time to help Americans affected by the pandemic, will host a table read of the 1987 Coen Brothers' comedy Raising Arizona on November 25 at 2 p.m ET Proceeds will benefit Covenant House, founded in 1972 to shelter and care for young[...]
Scarface reimagining hires its director.
That he is working with a script from the Coen Brothers doesn't hurt either This version of Scarface could be pretty special. Scarface is one step closer to returning to theaters Luca Guadagnino has been tapped to direct the reimagining of the mega-popular film from 1983 That itself was a remake of the original movie[...]
John Turturro
While Turturro's character only appeared in two scenes, his over the top delivery cemented Jesus, and Turturro, into film infamy forever. Editorial credit: lev radin / Shutterstock.com Flash forward 20 some-odd years, and John Turturro is writing, directing, and starring in The Jesus Rolls, a spin-off of sorts to the Coen Brothers original I say spin-off, because[...]
Jeff Bridges Teases Something The Dude-Related Coming in February
We have no idea what Jeff Bridges is teasing, but we're pretty sure it has something to do with The Dude from The Big Lebowski. Bridges just tweeted this teasing video, where he dons the signature sweater and sunglasses of his character from The Coen Brothers cult-favorite film from 1998: In the original film, Jeff `The Dude' Leboswki[...]
Wayne's Mark McKenna Talks Dream Role, Del Dynamic, and Pop Culture Picks (INTERVIEW)
Created by series writer Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Greg Coolidge, and Kirk Ward, the series is a righteously insane-in-all-the-right-ways mix of John Hughes, John Wick, Rian Johnson's Brick, and the Coen Brothers' Raising Arizona. YouTube Premium When McKenna's Wayne learns that his birthright – a 1978 Pontiac Trans Am – was stolen from his father on his father's deathbed[...]
Wayne: YouTube Premium's Bloody Great New Comedy Gets Official Trailer
Created by series writer  Shawn Simmons and executive produced by Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Greg Coolidge, and Kirk Ward, the series is a righteously insane-in-all-the-right-ways mix of John Hughes, John Wick, Rian Johnson's Brick, and the Coen Brothers' Raising Arizona. Needless to say, we fell for it hard (as our review below can attest) – and now the fine[...]
Netflix Lands Rights To Coen Brothers Series 'The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs'
It would appear that Netflix is getting into the Coen brothers business The streaming giant announced in a press statement on Wednesday that it will be the home for The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, the six-part Western anthology coming from Joel and Ethan Coen in 2018. While the pair were much more succinct with their feelings[...]
'The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs': James Franco Cast In Coen Bros. New TV Series
With production scheduled to begin at the end of the month, James Franco has reportedly signed on to the Coen Brothers' eagerly anticipated TV series The Ballad of Buster Scruggs Franco would be joining a cast that reportedly includes Stephen Root (Office Space), Ralph Ineson (Prey), Tim Blake Nelson (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), Zoe Kazan (Olive[...]
First Trailer For FX's Fargo Miniseries
There have been a couple of mysterious teaser clips but here is the first trailer for FX's miniseries remake of the Coen Brothers' Fargo, with some actual footage from the show itself. Martin Freeman takes the William H Macy role here, having a hell of a day with the broken face to show for it it,[...]
London Film Festival Report – Reviews Of Inside Llewyn Davis And At Berkeley
Some thoughts on two new, highly impressive films that have just played at the London Film Festival – the Coen Brothers' tale of a folk singer and Frederick Wiseman's fascinating documentary about the University of Berkeley. Inside Llewyn Davis "If it was never new, and it never gets old, then it's a folk song" One of the first[...]
FX Order Fargo TV Series From Coen Brothers
Jamie Wotton writes for Bleeding Cool. FX have developed a deal with the Coen Brothers to produce an hourlong for the small-screen, based on their 1996 hit Fargo. They have sold a script with penalty to FX, which means the network would be at a loss if they don't produce it into a pilot This would presumably[...]