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Billy Bob Thornton stars in first 'Fargo' teaser

Billy Bob Thornton stars in first 'Fargo' teaser

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman will star in the Coen brothers' adaptation of their 1996 classic.
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'Inside Llewyn Davis' wins top honors from film critics

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Joel and Ethan Coen's new film "Inside Llewyn Davis" won four awards from the National Society of Film Critics.
Martin Freeman cast as lead in 'Fargo' TV series

Martin Freeman cast as lead in 'Fargo' TV series

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- British actor Martin Freeman is to star in FX's small-screen adaptation of the 1996 film "Fargo," The Hollywood Reporter said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
By United Press International
'Blue Is the Warmest Color' takes Palme d'Or at Cannes

'Blue Is the Warmest Color' takes Palme d'Or at Cannes

CANNES, France, May 26 (UPI) -- "Blue Is the Warmest Color" won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes festival in France and its two stars were awarded a share of the prize with their director .
Works by Soderbergh, the Coen brothers among Cannes film fest lineup

Works by Soderbergh, the Coen brothers among Cannes film fest lineup

CANNES, France, April 18 (UPI) -- Movies by Steven Soderbergh, Roman Polanski and Alexander Payne will be competing at France's Cannes Film Festival next month, organizers said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.
By United Press International
Bridges, Moore start work on 'Son'

Bridges, Moore start work on 'Son'

BURBANK, Calif., April 10 (UPI) -- "The Big Lebowski" co-stars Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore have begun work on "Seventh Son," the Hollywood fantasy action film's producers said.
'Speaking' set to close this month

'Speaking' set to close this month

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- The Broadway production of "Relatively Speaking," three one-act comedies by Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen, is to close this month, producers said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011.
By United Press International
Kavner lands role in "Relatively Speaking" on Broadway

Kavner lands role in "Relatively Speaking" on Broadway

NEW YORK, June 23 (UPI) -- John Turturro has signed on to direct "Relatively Speaking," three one-act plays by Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen, on Broadway this fall.
Damon, Brolin eye 'True Grit' remake

Damon, Brolin eye 'True Grit' remake

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. actors Matt Damon and Josh Brolin are in talks to star in the Coen brothers' upcoming remake of the classic western, "True Grit," sources told Variety.
Coen brothers planning 'True Grit' remake

Coen brothers planning 'True Grit' remake

LOS ANGELES, March 23 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning fraternal filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen are planning a remake of the Hollywood classic "True Grit," Variety.com said.
Coens direct critical coal commercial

Coens direct critical coal commercial

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- U.S. filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen have directed a commercial for an environmental coalition that claims the concept of clean coal is misleading.

After Clooney, Venice fest features indies

VENICE, Italy, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- George Clooney will kick off the 2008 Venice Film Festival with his latest effort but after that independent movies will hold sway, officials said.
'Burn After Reading' to open Venice fest

'Burn After Reading' to open Venice fest

VENICE, Italy, April 29 (UPI) -- "Burn After Reading," a movie by U.S. film-making brothers Joel and Ethan Coen, will open the 65th Venice Film Festival, a festival representative said.
Bardem wins supporting actor Oscar

Bardem wins supporting actor Oscar

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Javier Bardem won the supporting actor Oscar in Los Angeles Sunday for his portrayal of a serial killer in "No Country for Old Men."

Netflix voters say 'No Country' best pic

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Members of the U.S. movie rental service Netflix, voting in an online survey, predict "No Country for Old Men" will win this year's best picture Oscar.
Coen brothers to adapt Chabon book

Coen brothers to adapt Chabon book

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaking brothers Joel and Ethan Coen have signed on to adapt Michael Chabon's novel "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" for the big screen.
'Atonement' wins best film BAFTA

'Atonement' wins best film BAFTA

LONDON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The romantic period drama "Atonement" was named best film at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards ceremony in London Sunday.

'Old Men' producers win big at PGA Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Hollywood producer Scott Rudin has been named producer of the year by the Producers Guild of America for his work on "No Country for Old Men."

Stars planning to attend Oscars lunch

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Oscar nominees George Clooney, Viggo Mortensen, Julie Christie, Laura Linney and Ellen Page are set to attend an upcoming Hollywood luncheon in their honor.

Brolin: 'Studio system is backfiring'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Actor Josh Brolin says U.S. movie studios are "backfiring awfully" right now so it's nice to be able to make "risky" movies such as "No Country for Old Men."

Coen brothers win DGA directoring award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Joel and Ethan Coen are the first siblings to win the Directors Guild of America's best directing award thanks to their film "No Country for Old Men."
'Sweeney,' 'Atonement' garner Globes

'Sweeney,' 'Atonement' garner Globes

BEVERLY HILLS , Calif., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- "Atonement" and "Sweeney Todd" were named the best picture winners at a Golden Globe Awards press conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., Sunday night.
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