The Coen brothers have teamed up with Oscar winner Matt Damon in a big budget remake of the western that earned John Wayne his only Academy Award. In the remake, Jeff Bridges takes the role of Marshal Reuben J. “Rooster” Cogburn over from John Wayne with Damon appearing as Texas Ranger La Boeuf.
Watch the True Grit trailer….
The story of True Grit is one that should bring about a lot of Oscar buzz — for both Matt Damon and Jeff Bridges. It’s basically the story of a 14-year-old girl, Mattie Ross, who hires a team of bounty unters to help her locate a drifer by the name of Tom Chaney who killed her father.
Take a sneak peak at the True Grit trailer below.
Will True Grit earn Matt Damon another Oscar?