Quote: "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 star pal Taylor Swift.
Fact: 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 & Lucy gala in California in June (13).
Fact: 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 her role in True Grit.
Quote: "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 think for me, I'm here - that's my award. I can't ask for anything else." Teenage actress Hailee Steinfeld is overjoyed to be attending her first Oscars ceremony. The star is among the favourites to claim a Best Supporting Actress honour at the Academy Awards on Sunday (27Feb11) for her role in True Grit.
Fact: 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 to the film's sound mixing team, which previously won CSA honours for No Country for Old Men and Walk the Line.
Quote: "People are like, so your first Western! But it's not. I did a film called Geronimo: An American Legend. It was a hell of a cast. Jason Patric... Gene Hackman... Robert Duvall... and Wes Studi played Geronimo. I haven't seen it in years... It came out at Christmas in 1993 I think." Hollywood action man Matt Damon insists his new movie True Grit isn't the only Western he's starred in.
Quote: "I don't know why they're doing that. Jeff is a wonderful actor but I don't know why they want to do a remake." Robert Duvall can't understand why the Coen Brothers are remaking True Grit with his Crazy Heart co-star Jeff Bridges.