An upcoming Western drama written and directed by the Coen brothers and starring Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper and Hailee Steinfeld. The film is an adaptation of the 1968 novel by Charles Portis which was previously adapted for film in 1969. Bridges will play U.S. Marshal Reuben J. ‘Rooster’ Cogburn. The character was portrayed by John Wayne in the 1969 film, a performance which earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Featured in the teaser trailer is an ominous version of Mosie Lister’s gospel classic “Where No One Stands Alone,” performed by Nashville’s The Peasall Sisters.
- via Apple