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George Clooney: 'Movie Magic Has Never Changed'

The Hollywood heavyweight has explored the time period in Coen brothers’ flick Hail, Caesar! which is set in the 1950s. It tells the story of a Hollywood fixer who works hard to keep the studio’s...

Ewan Mcgregor Joins Fargo Cast

The Big Fish star will pull double duty to portray two brothers, Emmit and Ray Stussy, in season three of the anthology series, which is set in and around Fargo, North Dakota....

Hailee Steinfeld: 'I Now Know How Good True Grit Is'

The actress was aged just 13 when she auditioned for the role of farm girl Mattie Ross, who hires a man to hunt the person who killed her father. Ethan and Joel Coen penned and...

Channing Tatum Surprised With Hail Caesar! Dance Number

The Hollywood star may be known for his dancing skills, thanks to movies like Step Up and Magic Mike, but singing and tapping across the screen in full sailor uniform was a new challenge for...

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...

Coen Brothers Named Cannes' Jury Co-presidents

The Coen Brothers will be the co-presidents of this year's jury at the Cannes International Film Festival.Joel and Ethan are set to preside over the 2015 jury in recognition of their outstanding careers. In...

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...

Coen Brothers To Revise Cold War Script

The Coen Brothers will revise the script of Tom Hanks' upcoming Cold War film.Joel and Ethan Coen have been enlisted to re-write the so far untitled DreamWorks project, which has already confirmed Steven Spielberg as...

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...

Inside Llewyn Davis Tops Gotham Awards

'Inside Llewyn Davis' and Matthew McConaughey are the big winners at this year's Gotham Awards.The annual movie awards, which celebrates the best in independent filmmaking, has selected the '60s-set musical period drama as its Best...

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...

Carey Mulligan's Foul-mouthed Audition

Carey Mulligan ''scared'' Joel and Ethan Coen with her foul-mouthed audition tape for 'Inside Llewyn Davis'.The actress stars as angst-filled folk singer Jean Berkey in the musical drama - which is competing for the prestigious...

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...

Cannes Film Festival Line-up Confirmed

'Only God Forgives', 'Behind the Candelabra' and 'Inside Llewyn Davis' will compete at the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival.The annual film gala has announced its 2013 line-up with the hotly anticipated Ryan Gosling-starring 'Only God...

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...

The Coen Brothers' Alice Inspiration For True Grit

The Coen Brothers were inspired by 'Alice In Wonderland' when making 'True Grit'.The filmmakers insist their new movie - which stars Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges and 14-year-iold Mattie Ross -is not a remake of the...

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...

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