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Frances Mcdormand To Star In Women Talking

Frances McDormand is set to star in 'Women Talking'.The 63-year-old actress has boarded the cast of the new project, an adaptation of Miriam Toews' acclaimed novel of the same name.Sarah Polley will write and direct...

Hailee Steinfeld: True Grit Was An 'Amazing' Experience

Hailee Steinfeld says 'True Grit' was the best set she's worked on.The 23-year-old actress landed her breakthrough role as Mattie Ross in the 2010 Western - which starred Matt Damon and Jeff Bridges and was...

Luca Guadagnino To Direct Scarface Reboot

Luca Guadagnino is to direct a reboot of 'Scarface'.The 48-year-old filmmaker is to helm a new version of the iconic crime film, which has been penned by the Coen brothers.The movie will be third adaptation...

Frances Mcdormand Thinks Age Makes A Difference In Macbeth

Frances McDormand believes 'The Tragedy of Macbeth' differs from the Shakespeare tale as the main characters are older.The Oscar-winning actress will play Lady Macbeth in a new take on William Shakespeare's play - which features...

Tom Hanks On Working With The Coen Bros & Steven Spielberg On ‘Bridge Of Spies’: ‘It’S Like A Lottery Win’

For Bridge of Spies, Tom Hanks was given the opportunity to work with the Coen brothers and Steve Spielberg. Hanks may be a global superstar, as much admired for his warmth and personality as he...

Dheepan Wins Top Award At Cannes Film Festival

'Dheepan' has won the top prize at the 68th Cannes Film Festival, the Palme d'Or.The Jacques Audiard-directed drama, which centres on refugees fleeing post-civil war Sri Lanka for a life in France, surprisingly claimed the...

Coen Brothers Mock Streaming Services At Cannes Press Conference

US film directors Joel and Ethan Coen mocked the influence of streaming services in the movie industry at a press conference for this year's Cannes Film Festival. The Coen brothers head the jury for the...

Watch Out Cannes 2015, The Coen Brothers Are Coming

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...

Channing Tatum, Tilda Swinton And Ralph Fiennes Join Hail Caesar

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Coen Brothers Tracked Down Soundtrack Performer In Nursing Home

Moviemakers Ethan and Joel Coen had to hire a private detective to track down one of the performers on their smash-hit O Brother, Where Art Thou soundtrack - so they could give him a large...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Colin Firth Worried About Dropping Trousers In Gambit

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...

Coen Brothers Want Teenage Appeal

The Coen brothers want 'True Grit' to appeal to teenagers.The filmmakers think their new movie - which stars Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges and 14-year-iold Mattie Ross - can be enjoyed by anyone, instead of the...

Coens Claim They Won Because Of Timing

Joel and Ethan Coen have attributed the success of their latest film, True Grit , to the accident of fortuitous timing. In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Ethan Coen remarked, "We were kinda lucky...

Murray Regrets Garfield

Funnyman BILL MURRAY regrets lending his voice to animated film GARFIELD to work with his idol, comedy writer JOEL COEN - because he realised too late the part was written by a different JOEL COHEN.The...

Dentists Funded Horror Classic The Evil Dead

Cult horror classic THE EVIL DEAD was funded by rich Hollywood dentists. BRUCE CAMPBELL, who starred in the film and produced it 25 years ago, shot a super-eight preview with director SAM RAIMI and...

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