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The Coen Brothers To Head Cannes Jury

20th January 2015

Writer/director siblings Joel and Ethan Coen will chair the jury at this year's (15) Cannes Film Festival in France.The Fargo moviemakers are to preside over the panel which will select winners of awards including the...

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Watch Out Cannes 2015, The Coen Brothers Are Coming

By Michael West | 20th January 2015

Joel and Ethan Coen are to serve as co-presidents of the 68th Cannes Film Festival jury. The official line-up and jury will be announced in April while the festival takes place May 13-24.The Coen brothers...

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Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton And Ralph Fiennes Join Hail Caesar

25th June 2014

Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes have joined the cast of 'Hail Caesar!'The eclectic trio of A-list actors are all in talks to star in the Coen brothers' 1950s set comedy, which already boasts...

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Coen Brothers To Revise Cold War Script

21st May 2014

The Coen Brothers will revise the script of Tom Hanks' upcoming Cold War film.Joel and Ethan Coen have been enlisted to re-write the so far untitled DreamWorks project, which has already confirmed Steven Spielberg as...

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Fargo Recap: 'The Rooster Prince' - Pay Attention, Things Are Getting Complicated

By Victoria Pavlova | 23rd April 2014

This week’s episode of Fargowas yet another downer, but maybe it comes with the territory for a show, set in the desolate Minesota prairie. Beware, spoilers ahead. Fargo episode 2, The Rooster Prince, opens...

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The Next 'Breaking Bad'? 'Fargo' Ep. 1 Is A Must-see [Video]

By Lauren James | 16th April 2014

New television series Fargo premiered last night on FX, giving American audiences a first taste of the adaptation of the Coen Brothers famed 1996 dark comedy. Starring Martin Freeman ('The Hobbit') and Billy Bob Thornton...

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Alfonso Cuaron And Coen Brothers Land Nods For Ace Eddie Awards

11th January 2014

Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron and filmmaking brothers Joel and Ethan Coen have each landed nominations for the American Cinema Editors' (Ace) Eddie Awards.Cuaron's behind-the-scenes work on his space disaster movie has earned the Mexican a...

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Angelina Jolie's Unbroken Is A 'Motherf***Er'

10th January 2014

Angelina Jolie's next movie will be a ''motherf***er'' to direct.The Oscar-winning actress is hard at work shooting her latest directorial effort, 'Unbroken', and Joel and Ethan Coen - who scripted the movie - say she...

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Inside Llewyn Davis Wins Big At National Society Of Film Critics Awards

6th January 2014

Brothers Joel and Ethan Coen and their film Inside Llewyn Davis were the toast of National Society of Film Critics on Saturday (04Jan14) after scooping a handful of the U.S. organisation's awards.The film, which chronicles...

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'Inside Llewyn Davis' Wins Big At Us Critics Society Awards

By Joe Wilde | 5th January 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis took home the top honour at the National Society of Film Critics Awards last night, winning the majority of votes from the panel made up of some of America's top film critics...

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Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst Missed Out On 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Lead Role

By Lauren James | 2nd January 2014

Now this is an interesting tidbit of movie trivia: Conor Oberst has revealed that he auditioned for the lead role in folk music comedy-drama, Inside Llewyn Davis. Although the Coen Brothers eventually cast Oscar Isaac...

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Inside Llewyn Davis Tops Gotham Awards

3rd December 2013

'Inside Llewyn Davis' and Matthew McConaughey are the big winners at this year's Gotham Awards.The annual movie awards, which celebrates the best in independent filmmaking, has selected the '60s-set musical period drama as its Best...

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Coen Brothers Awarded Top Cultural Prize In France

17th October 2013

Filmmaking siblings Joel and Ethan Coen have been awarded France's highest cultural honour in recognition of their film work.The No Country For Old Men directors were both made a Commander of the Order of Arts...

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Martin Freeman To Star In 'Fargo' Tv Show, But As Which Character?

By Michael West | 27th September 2013

Martin Freeman, the British actor who began his career alongside Ricky Gervais on The Office before going onto Hollywood stardom, has signed on to star on FX's adaptation of the Coen brothers' classic Fargo.According to...

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Billy Bob Thornton Comes On Board For Fx's "Fargo" Project

By Victoria Pavlova | 2nd August 2013

Billy Bob Thornton, aka That Guy From Armageddon, has been cast in an upcoming FX series – Fargo. According to Deadline, the true crime series will be executive produced by none other than the Coen...

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Inside Llewyn Davis Trailer Strikes A Chord With The 60'S Folk Scene [Video]

By Joe Wilde | 2nd July 2013

It looks like the Coen Brothers have done it again, as Joel and Ethan Coen's latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis, looks like it could be the filmmaking sibling's latest hit. The teaser trailer was released...

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Dude Won't Abide: Coens Play Down 'Big Lebowski' Sequel At Cannes

By Michael West | 20th May 2013

The Coen brothers may have emerged as the new favourites for this year's Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival after their new movie Inside Llewyn Davis received five star reviews across the board, though...

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Carey Mulligan's Foul-mouthed Audition

20th May 2013

Carey Mulligan ''scared'' Joel and Ethan Coen with her foul-mouthed audition tape for 'Inside Llewyn Davis'.The actress stars as angst-filled folk singer Jean Berkey in the musical drama - which is competing for the prestigious...

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Coen Brother’S Inside Llewyn Davis - The ‘Best So Far At Cannes’?

By Jack de Aguilar | 20th May 2013

Joel and Ethan Coen, who go by the collective pseudonym of The Coen Brothers, seem to have struck gold with their latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis, which is emerging as a front-runner for the Palm...

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Coen's 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Targets Cannes' Prestigious Palme D'or [Trailer]

By Michael West | 14th May 2013

The Coen brothers eighth placement in the competition for the prestigious Palme D'Or at the Cannes Film Festival could be their strongest chance since Barton Fink, which won the award in 1991. It's been six...

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Cannes Film Festival Line-up Confirmed

18th April 2013

'Only God Forgives', 'Behind the Candelabra' and 'Inside Llewyn Davis' will compete at the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival.The annual film gala has announced its 2013 line-up with the hotly anticipated Ryan Gosling-starring 'Only God...

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Colin Firth Worried About Dropping Trousers In Gambit

8th November 2012

Colin Firth was anxious about dropping his trousers in 'Gambit'.The 52-year-old actor strolls through the Savoy Hotel wearing nothing but a shirt in the new Coen Brothers' scripted comedy, and he was embarrassed about his...

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Fascinating Fact: 3301044

25th September 2012

Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are taking their 1996 movie drama Fargo to Tv. The pair will executive produce the new Tv adaptation for U.S. cable network Fx.

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Fascinating Fact 12291

27th October 2011

No Country For Old Men filmmaker Ethan Coen is set to premiere a new play in New York City later this year (11). The award-winning director recently penned a part of the hit Broadway show...

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Coen Brothers Receive $1 Million Prize

16th May 2011

Moviemaking duo Joel and Ethan Coen were awarded a $1 million (£625,000) prize on Sunday (15May11) during their first visit to Israel.Officials at Tel Aviv University handed the prestigious Dan David Prize to the Big...

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Fascinating Fact 11415

9th May 2011

Moviemaker Ethan Coen is to publish his second book of poetry in 2012.

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Matt Damon Ignorant About True Grit

11th February 2011

Matt Damon agreed to appear in 'True Grit' before he knew what it was.The actor-and-screenwriter admits getting the opportunity to work with director siblings Joel and Ethan Coen on the project, as well as lead...

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Coen Brothers: 'Success Is Frightening'

28th January 2011

Moviemaking duo JOEL and ETHAN COEN are still coming to terms with their career success, insisting they find life on the Hollywood A-list "frightening" and "disconcerting".The Coen Brothers are currently riding high after their latest...

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The King's Speech Leads Oscar Nods

25th January 2011

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences bowed and curtsied to The King's Speech today (Tuesday) as they bestowed 12 Oscar nominations on the movie, including best film, best director (Tom Hooper),...

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