Coen Brothers Adapting "True Grit" 


Joel and Ethan Coen will adapt "True Grit."

The Coens will stay faithful to the book by Charles Portis rather than the 1969 western that won John Wayne an Oscar!

In the film, it was told from the point of view of Wayne's character, but in the Coen brothers adaptation, it will be told from a 14-year old girl's p.o.v.

The novel is about a girl who's helped by an aging U.S. marshal and another lawman to track her father's killer.

The Coens just finished "A Serious Man" and will be working on "True Grit" before helming "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" for Columbia.


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