All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Coen Brothers’

Scarlett Johansson Ready To Film Coen Bros. Movie

Scarlett Johansson has played many a role on the big screen, but her latest two movies are shaping up to be quite interesting. Lucy, which comes out July 25th, stars Scarlett Johansson as a drug mule who absorbs some of the drug she is charged with into her system. This drug allows her to use way more of her brain …

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Lebowski Fest: Jeff Bridges, Fans Celebrate Film

Trekkies have nothing on the Dude-ers. Hundreds packed the Wiltern Theater in midtown Los Angeles Friday to pay homage to Joel and Ethan Coen‘s 1998 cult film The Big Lebowski. Even the Dude himself, Jeff Bridges, performed with his band. The theater was decked out with inflatable bowling pins and the drink menu featured white Russians “made with Ralphs half-and …

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Billy Bob Thornton on Why TV is Better Than Films

Billy Bob Thornton, 58, has been in the movie business for many years as an actor and director, but the Fargo actor says TV is the place to be these days. “Television has taken that slot that the movies aren’t doing any more,” said Thornton in an interview with Entertainment Weekly. “They’re not doing the mid-range budget studio movies, the …

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Coen Brothers to Produce New “Fargo” TV Series

Movie moguls Joel and Ethan Coen are at it once more. But for the first time, it’s for television. Famous for such favorites as “The Big Lebowski,” and “No Country for Old Men,” the Coens are set to produce a 10-part adaption of the acclaimed film “Fargo” with Billy Bob Thorton in the lead role of Lorne Malvo.  John Landgraf, …

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Lesbian Love Story Wins Top Honor At Cannes Film Festival

A lesbian love story film titled Blue is the Warmest Color has won the highest honor at the Cannes Film Festival. News.com reports that director Abdellatif Kechiche and the two leading stars – Adele Exarchopoulos and Lea Seydoux – were awarded the Golden Palm award. The film was chosen for the festival’s highest honor by an all-star panel comprised of …

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Jolie, Coen Brothers Team Up on WWII POW Biopic

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Ethan and Joel Coen (the Coen brothers, most known for movies such as Fargo, No Country for Old Men, and The Big Lebowski) will be teaming up with Angelina Jolie on a screen adaptation of the book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption. Instead of the Coen brothers lending …

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