Joel and Ethan Coen have made a deal to write the script for DreamWorks' currently untitled Cold War thriller with Steven Spielberg directing and Tom Hanks starring in the lead.
The film is based on the true story of American attorney James Donovan, who was enlisted by the CIA during the Cold War to negotiate the 1962 release of U-2 spy plane pilot Francis Gary Powers. The pilot was shot down over Russia two years prior. Tom Hanks will be portraying the attorney. The brothers will be revising an original draft by Matt Charman.Read More
Three clips and a featurette have been released for Inside Llewyn Davis. Watch the full performance of 'Please Mr. Kennedy' featuring Oscar Isaac and Justin Timberlake, and then go behind the music of this latest drama from brothers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.
Inside Llewyn Davis was released December 6th, 2013.Read More
Inside Llewyn Davis follows a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. We have your look at the final poster for this latest drama from brothers Joel Coen and Ethan Coen.
Llewyn Davis is at a crossroads. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against seemingly insurmountable obstacles-some of them of his own making. Living at the mercy of both friends and strangers, scaring up what work he can find, Llewyn's misadventures take him from the baskethouses of the Village to an empty Chicago club, on an odyssey to audition for a music mogul, and back again.Read More
http://movieweb.com/person/joel-coen/Joel and Ethan Coen have inked a deal to re-write Angelina Jolie's WWII drama Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.
The film is an adaptation of a book written by Laura Hillenbrand and centers on the life of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini. The story follows the war hero and two of his crewman as they survive a horrific plane crash and end up captured by the Japanese Navy. The film will chronicle their time in a concentration camp and his time as a member of the 1936 US Olympic team in Berlin.Read More
Written by Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, Gambit is a caper comedy starring Cameron Diaz as an aging rodeo queen who, working alongside a private art curator (Colin Firth), tries to swindle England's richest man (Alan Rickman) into buying a fake Monet painting. We have two extended clips from this old fashioned romp, directed by Michael Hoffman, which offers a look at the movie's slightly goofy tone. Watch as Cameron Diaz tries to charm her target with a very bad Southern accent.
Gambit was released in 2012.Read More
Written by the Coen brothers and directed by The Last Station's Michael Hoffman, Gambit is a new caper comedy starring Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, and Alan Rickman. We have the latest poster featuring the cast as the set out on a heist of a lifetime. Check it out, and get your con on!
Gambit was released in 2012.Read More
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen are in the midst of shooting their ode to folk singers with the self-described "screwball comedy" Inside Llewyn Davis. Earlier this week, they took over East Second Street, transforming the Greenwhich Village local back to its 1960s heyday. You can check out the brothers on set along with some of the cars and extras in the set photo gallery below.
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Oscar-winning film directors Joel Coen and Ethan Coen are making their first foray into TV with the comedy series HarveKarbo, which received a script commitment from Fox. The filmmakers will executive produce the series with Cedar Rapids screenwriter Phil Johnston, who is writing the pilot script.
The series follows a vile Los Angeles private detective, whose cases often involve the twisted activities of Hollywood's elite citizens. It will also center on the detective's degenerate friends living in El Segundo.Read More