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Hailee Steinfeld To Star In Adaptation Of Carrie Pilby Novel

True Grit and Ender's Game star Hailee Steinfeld has been cast in the big screen adaptation of young adult novel Carrie Pilby.The film, which will centre on a 19-year-old genius who graduates from America's Harvard...

True Grit Star To Play Rocky's Trainer In Musical

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...

Hailee Steinfeld Named Female Star Of Tomorrow

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...

Hailee Steinfeld Kept Journal On True Grit Set

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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...

Hailee Steinfeld Was Bullied At School

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...

Steinfeld Signs Up For Forgotten

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Little Fockers Is U.s. Christmas Box Office Blockbuster

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

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...

Young True Grit Star Makes Swear Box Fortune On Set

Teenager HAILEE STEINFELD's TRUE GRIT co-stars helped add to her salary for the film - thanks to their foul language.In a bid to keep their cursing to a minimum around the youngster, who was 12...

Pepper Impressed By True Grit Green Set

TRUE GRIT star BARRY PEPPER was impressed with the COEN BROTHERS' green set - all the stars of the epic western were given their own stainless steel cantina and told to use nothing else for...

Damon & Brolin In Talks To Ride John Wayne Remake

MATT DAMON and JOSH BROLIN are in talks to join the cast of the COEN BROTHERS' remake of JOHN WAYNEs classic western TRUE GRIT.Jeff Bridges has already signed on to play Rooster Cogburn - the...

Coen Brothers Revive John Wayne's True Grit

Oscar-winning moviemakers JOEL and ETHAN COEN are to remake JOHN WAYNE's iconic western TRUE GRIT. The brothers will direct their own version of the movie, which earned Wayne his only Best Actor Oscar in 1970. However,...

Another Winnie The Pooh Star Dies

The man behind the voice of beloved WINNIE THE POOH character PIGLET in 40 years of Disney films has died - a day after castmate PAUL WINCHELL passed on. JOHN FIEDLER, who landed the...

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