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True Grit Star To Play Rocky's Trainer In Musical

8th November 2013 -

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True Grit and Lincoln actor Dakin Matthews is to take on Burgess Meredith's role as fictional boxer Rocky Balboa's trainer in Broadway's new musical version of the classic film.The 73 year old, who is one...

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2nd August 2013 -

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"She's the most amazing person. I can call her no matter where we are in the world and she'll pick up. She's always there for me." True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld gushes about her pop...

Hailee Steinfeld Named Female Star Of Tomorrow

21st March 2013 -

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True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld is to be honoured with the Female Star of Tomorrow trophy at next month's (Apr13) CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards in Las Vegas.The actress will join the likes of Chris...

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22nd February 2013 -

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True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld is set to be honoured by fashion house MaxMara as the brand's 2013 Face of the Future. She will be presented with the award at the Women in Film Crystal...

Hailee Steinfeld Kept Journal On True Grit Set

3rd February 2013 -

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True Grit newcomer Hailee Steinfeld kept a journal on set so she could keep track of the advice she received from her co-stars Matt Damon, Josh Brolin and Jeff Bridges.The 16 year old landed her...

John Wayne's Eyepatch Up For Auction

25th May 2012 -

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John Wayne's famous True Grit eyepatch is expected to fetch more than $35,000 (£21,000) at an upcoming auction.The cowboy icon wore the iconic patch as Rooster Cogburn in the classic 1969 Western, and again in...

John Wayne's Golden Globe Snapped Up At Auction

7th October 2011 -

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The Golden Globe award Hollywood icon John Wayne won for the original True Grit has been sold at auction for $143,400 (£89,625).The Best Actor honour was put under the hammer by the actor's youngest son,...

Jeff Bridges Debuts New Music At Starry Troubadour Show

30th June 2011 -

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True Grit star Jeff Bridges packed Los Angeles' fabled Troubadour venue with movie stars on Tuesday night (28Jun11) as he debuted new material from his upcoming studio album.Pierce Brosnan, Ryan Reynolds and his Tron: Legacy...

Steinfeld's Romeo Will Be Newcomer Douglas Booth

22nd June 2011 -

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Little-known British star Douglas Booth will romance True Grit actress Hailee Steinfeld in a new adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.The 19-year-old actor, who played gay pop star Boy George as a teen in...

Hailee Steinfeld To Play Juliet In Shakespeare Romance

8th April 2011 -

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True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld has landed the most romantic role in Hollywood after signing on to play Juliet in a new movie adaptation of William Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet.The teenage actress, who was Oscar...

John Wayne's Eye-patch To Be Auctioned Off

6th April 2011 -

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The eye-patch John Wayne wore as Rooster Cogburn in the original True Grit movie is set to go under the hammer at auction.The iconic item of memorabilia from the 1969 western is expected to fetch...

Hailee Steinfeld To Play Sleeping Beauty?

30th March 2011 -

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True Grit star Hailee Steinfeld is feeling tired - the 2011 Oscar nominee has reportedly been cast as Sleeping Beauty in a movie adaptation of the fairytale.As with the rival Snow White projects, there's another...

Damon's True Grit Shoot Interspersed With Regular Family Trips

4th March 2011 -

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Matt Damon spent most of the True Grit shoot in the air - he regularly flew home to New York from the film's set in Texas to see his family.The actor hates being separated from...

Fascinating Fact 10985

28th February 2011 -

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Teenage Oscar nominee HAILEE STEINFELD was left stunned on the red carpet after TV presenter RYAN SEACREST pointed out a blimp flying overhead wishing her good luck in winning the Best Supporting Actress nod for...

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28th February 2011 -

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"It's crazy. I try not to analyse it too much 'cos it freaks me out. I'm so honoured and so blessed to be in this position. I haven't thought about it (winning) too much. I...

Hailee Steinfeld Was Bullied At School

28th February 2011 -

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Oscar nominee HAILEE STEINFELD needed all the TRUE GRIT she could muster growing up in the California school system - she was mercilessly bullied as a child.Life has changed dramatically for the well-spoken teen since...

Fascinating Fact 10940

21st February 2011 -

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The COEN BROTHERS' TRUE GRIT remake was victorious at the Cinema Audio Society’s Awards on Saturday (19Feb11) when the western won the Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for a Motion Picture prize. The honours went...

Steinfeld Signs Up For Forgotten

20th February 2011 -

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Oscar nominee HAILEE STEINFELD has signed up for her first post-TRUE GRIT role - she'll star in the upcoming adaptation of CAT PATRICK's soon-to-be-released novel FORGOTTEN.The teenager will play a 16-year-old girl whose memory is...

Brolin Buys Back Ranch

3rd February 2011 -

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Actor JOSH BROLIN's movie success has enabled the TRUE GRIT star to repurchase a California ranch he had to sell when he was struggling to land roles.The star always promised himself he'd buy back the...

Bridges Loves To Booze At The End Of His Movies

14th January 2011 -

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TRUE GRIT star JEFF BRIDGES celebrates the end of every movie with a heavy drinking session.While so many stars seek the refuge of rehab when they find themselves drinking to excess, Bridges insists he does...

Michele Sorry For Steinfeld Snub

12th January 2011 -

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Actress LEA MICHELE has publicly apologised to TRUE GRIT star HAILEE STEINFELD for snubbing her autograph request, insisting she "never meant to hurt her feelings".The 14-year-old actress was auditioning for her role in the Cohen...

Steinfeld Upset By Michele Snub

10th January 2011 -

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TRUE GRIT star HAILEE STEINFELD was left on the verge of tears after she was snubbed by GLEE actress LEA MICHELE when she asked for an autograph.The 14-year-old actress was auditioning for her role in...

True Grit Shoots Its Way To The Top Of The U.s. Box Office

9th January 2011 -

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The COEN BROTHERS' TRUE GRIT has taken over at the top of the U.S. box office after a strong third weekend on release.The film, starring Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon, fell behind chart-topper Little Fockers...

Original True Grit Star Salutes Newcomer Steinfeld

4th January 2011 -

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The young star of the original TRUE GRIT has heaped praise on newcomer HAILEE STEINFELD's portrayal of MATTIE ROSS in the COEN BROTHERS remake, but urges her to take care when choosing her next project.Actress...

Black Swan, The Kings Speech Up For Top Pga Award

4th January 2011 -

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BLACK SWAN and THE KING'S SPEECH will compete against fellow awards season favourites THE SOCIAL NETWORK, TRUE GRIT and 127 HOURS for the Producers Guild of America's (PGA) top movie prize.Christopher Nolan's Inception, The Fighter,...

True Grit & Black Swan Scores Ruled Ineligible By Oscar Bosses

30th December 2010 -

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The scores for TRUE GRIT and BLACK SWAN have been ruled out of the Oscar race - because they feature too much existing music.Officials at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences have selected...

Damon Tied Tongue For True Grit Role

28th December 2010 -

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MATT DAMON was literally left tongue-tied while preparing for his role in TRUE GRIT - he clamped a rubber band in his mouth to play a character who struggles to speak.In the Coen brothers' Western...

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27th December 2010 -

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TRUE GRIT star JEFF BRIDGES is set to become a first-time grandfather in 2011 - his eldest daughter Isabelle is expecting her first child in April.

Little Fockers Is U.s. Christmas Box Office Blockbuster

26th December 2010 -

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BEN STILLER and ROBERT DE NIRO's new comedy LITTLE FOCKERS has beaten out TRUE GRIT, TRON: LEGACY and GULLIVER'S TRAVELS to land the Christmas number one in America.Moviegoers flocked to cinemas on Christmas Day (25Dec10)...

Coen Brothers Refused To Watch Wayne's True Grit

23rd December 2010 -

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Moviemaking duo JOEL and ETHAN COEN deliberately avoided watching JOHN WAYNE's iconic movie TRUE GRIT while making their own version of the story, to avoid copying the original.America's most famous cowboy won a Best Actor...

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