After acquiring the movie rights to E.L. James’ novel Fifty Shades of Grey, Universal Studios is now suing Smash Pictures for their planned porn parody of the book. Smash Pictures and director James Lane (aka Jim Powers) are being taken to court for their movie Fifty Shades of Grey: A XXX Adaptation, which Universal calls… More »
True Grit Recent News
There’s been much ado about Lea Michele’s snub of Hailee Steinfeld during the newcomer’s True Grit audition on the Paramount lot. Lea wants the world to know – she didn’t mean to give little Hailee the cold shoulder – honest!
Fourteen-year-old Hailee Steinfeld, the young lead actress from True Grit, was ignored by Lea Michele on the Paramount lot in Hollywood while auditioning for the now #1 film in the country, nearly making her cry, Steinfeld told J-14 magazine:
“When I was auditioning for True Grit, I was on the Paramount lot,” the… More »
The western remake True Grit left its mark at the Christmas weekend box office, premiering in the number-two spot with $36.8 million, the biggest opening ever for the film’s famed directors, Ethan and Joel Coen. The really big news, though, is the performance by the movie’s breakout star, 14-year-old Hailee Steinfeld, who rides her pony… More »
Time to cowboy up!
The remake of western True Grit had its premiere at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York on Tuesday, drawing not just the film’s stars Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges (who’s inheriting the classic role of Rooster Cogburn from John Wayne) and Hailee Steinfeld, but such luminaries as Entourage actor Adrian… More »
Now this could be an interesting cast.
Variety reports that Matt Damon and Josh Brolin are in talks to co-star in the Coen Brothers’ upcoming remake of the classic 1969 Western True Grit.
Damon would play lawman La Beouf (originally portrayed by Glen Campbell), who teams up with U.S. marshal Rooster Cogburn to… More »