Knowledge Identifier: &Coen_Brothers
Category: Movies & TV
Founded in 1957.
Countries: United States (70%), United Kingdom (11%), California (4%)
Linked to: New York University, Atlantic Theater Company, Normandale Community College, Princeton University
Jane Seymour - A setting of the ballad to a tune by Irish musician Dáithí Sproule was included on the Bothy Band's 1979 album "After Hours " and their 2008 album "Best of the Bothy Band", on Loreena McKennitt's 2010 album "Barley", on Sproul's 2011 album "Lost River: Vol. 1", and was featured in the Coen brothers' 2013 film "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Raising Arizona - Allmovie's Lucia Bozzola wrote, "Complete with carefully modulated over-the-top performances from the entire cast, "Raising Arizona" confirmed the Coens' place among the most distinctive filmmakers to emerge from the 1980s independent cinema," while Caroline Westbrook of "Empire" declared it a "hilarious, madcap comedy from the Coen brothers that demonstrates just why they are the kings of quirk
Nicolas Cage - Other Cage roles included appearances in the acclaimed 1987 romantic-comedy Moonstruck, starring Cher; The Coen Brothers cult-classic comedy Raising Arizona; David Lynch's 1990 offbeat film Wild at Heart; a lead role in Martin Scorsese's 1999 New York City paramedic drama Bringing Out the Dead; and Ridley Scott's 2003 quirky drama Matchstick Men, in which he played an agoraphobic, mysophobic, obsessive-compulsive con artist with a tic disorder.
Barton Fink - "'Barton Fink"' is a 1991 American film, written, directed, and produced by the Coen brothers
Jeff Bridges - In 1998, he starred as what is arguably his most famous role, "The Dude", in the Coen Brothers' cult-classic film "The Big Lebowski"
John Milius - Likewise, the Walter Sobchak character in the 1998 film "The Big Lebowski", made by his friends the Coen Brothers, was partly based on Milius
New Morning - The song was later featured during several scenes in the 1998 Coen Brothers film "The Big Lebowski"
Scarlett Johansson - In 1999, she appeared in "My Brother the Pig" and in 2001 in the neo-noir Coen brothers film "The Man Who Wasn't There"
Chris Thomas King - He is featured playing the part of Tommy Johnson in the Coen brothers' 2000 film "O Brother, Where Art Thou-"
Musetta Vander - In 2000, Musetta played a seductive Siren in the critically acclaimed "O Brother, Where Art Thou-" directed by the Coen brothers
They were due to start production in 2002, with Jeremy Thomas producing and Brad Pitt in the lead role, but it was canceled when the Coens felt that the budget offered was not enough to successfully produce the film.
In 2004, the Coen brothers made The Ladykillers, a remake of the Ealing Studios classic; a professor, played by Tom Hanks, assembles a team to rob a casino.
Kelly Macdonald - Macdonald starred in the 2005 film "Nanny McPhee", as the scullery maid Evangeline, and has since had supporting roles in "A Cock and Bull Story" and the Coen brothers' Academy *award-winning "No Country for Old Men"
No Country for Old Men (film) - By August 2005, the Coen brothers agreed to write and direct a film adaptation of "No Country for Old Men", having identified with how the novel provided a sense of place and how it played with genre conventions
Cormac McCarthy - Carthy and the Coen Brothers, on the eve of their adaptation of McCarthy's No Country for Old Men. During the conversation, McCarthy talked about his taste in cinema, claiming he's "not that big a fan of exotic foreign films" and citing Five Easy Pieces and Days of Heaven as "good movies" while praising the Coens' own Miller's Crossing as "a very, very fine movie".
Tilda Swinton - Swinton next appeared in the 2008 Coen Brothers film, "Burn After Reading"
The Yiddish Policemen's Union - In February 2008, Rudin told "The Guardian" that a film adaptation of "The Yiddish Policemen's Union" was in pre-production, to be written and directed by the Coen brothers
Karla Cheatham Mosley - Additionally, she had a part in the Coen Brothers film, "Burn After Reading", which opened in September 2008
Simon Helberg - " In the 2009 Coen brothers film "A Serious Man" he played junior Rabbi Scott Ginsler
Megan Ellison - However, her investment in the Coen brothers western remake "True Grit" paid off as that movie found major commercial and critical success when released at the end of 2010
Sumner Redstone - The 2010 Paramount slate achieved much success with "Shutter Island" and a "True Grit" remake, reaching the biggest box office totals in the storied careers of Martin Scorsese and the Coen Brothers, respectively
The Coen Brothers were awarded the 1-million Dan David Prize in 2011 as "a creative partnership unique in the history of film-making.
The Yiddish Policemen's Union - In the fall of 2012, however, Chabon told "Mother Jones" that "the Coen brothers wrote a draft of a script and they seemed to move on," and that the film rights had "lapsed back to me
Oscar Isaac - In 2013, Isaac starred in the film "Inside Llewyn Davis", written and directed by the Coen Brothers
It was released by Paramount Pictures in the fall of 2017
Antoine Fuqua - On February 10, 2017, Fuqua left the remake and the Coen brothers began rewriting the script
In their first project for television, the Coens created the anthology series "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" which will be released on Netflix in 2018