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'True Grit': Jeff Bridges Oscar Buzz, Hailee Steinfeld Steals Movie

By Michelle Lamar |

true-gritTrue Grit is the story of teen girl who hires a US Marshall, Rooster Cogburn, to bring the man who killed her father to justice. The film is the remake of the 1969 western, Jeff Bridges plays Rooster Cogburn, the role originated by John Wayne for which he won his only Oscar.

There is already talk that Jeff Bridges, who won an Oscar last year, could get another nomination for his role in True Grit. The western remake stars Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper and Hailee Steinfeld.

Fourteen-year-old Mattie Ross’s (Hailee Steinfeld) father has been shot in cold blood by the coward Tom Chaney (Josh Brolin), and she is determined to bring him to justice. Enlisting the help of a trigger-happy, drunken U.S. Marshal, Rooster Cogburn (Jeff Bridges), she sets out with him — over his objections — to hunt down Chaney. The stubborn teen girl is forced to pursue the criminal into Indian territory and find him before a Texas Ranger named LeBoeuf (Matt Damon) catches him and brings him back to Texas for the murder of another man.

True Grit is based on the novel by Charles Portis and directed  Joel Coen & Ethan Coen.  The movie opens a few days before Christmas, find out more on the website TrueGritMovie.com.

Photo credit: Lorey Sebastian

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About Michelle Lamar

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Michelle Lamar

Lamar and Ronnie Tyler have used social media to build an online movement around promoting healthy families and marriages. By following their passion, they have stumbled into their purpose. From blogging to speaking to creating films with sold-out screenings across the country, the Tylers are loving life and each other along the way. You can find out more about the Atlanta based couple and their four kids on their personal blog BlackandMarriedWithKids.com.

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