Joel Coen


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  • Birth Place: St. Louis Park, MN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 11/29/1954, Sagittarius
  • Profession: Director; screenwriter; producer
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Oscar Surprises and Snubs: The Academy Loves Hustle, Jonah Hill, But Not Tom Hanks and Oprah

In the words of Sally Field, the Academy likes David O. Russell. It really likes him. On Thursday, Russell's American Hustle co-led (with Gravity) Thursday's Oscar nominations with 10, while Russell carved out a piece of Oscar history for himself: He's now the only director to have two films garner acting nominations in all four categories. Those weren't the only shockers though.
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VIDEO: Charlie Rose - No Country for Old Men / Michael Korda (November 16, 2007)

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Charlie Rose - No Country for Old Men / Michael Korda (November 16, 2007)
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A discussion about the film No Country for Old Men with filmmakers and brothers Joel and Ethan Coen and actors Josh Brolin & Javier Bardem. ; A conversation with author Michael Korda watch

VIDEO: Charlie Rose (November 19, 2001)

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Charlie Rose (November 19, 2001)
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Length: 54:00
Aired: 11/19/2001

An Interview With George Mitchell; A Conversation With Ethan & Joel Cohen & Frances Mcdormand; An Interview With Roy Jenkins watch


Paris, Je T'aime Scene: Place Des Vict
Down From The Mountain
Inside Llewyn Davis: John Goodman On R
Inside Llewyn Davis: Elijah Wald On Th

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True Grit (2010)
A Serious Man
Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis

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Morton's Fork
A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage
The Heap
Who Shaves the Barber?

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Year Title Description
2014 Fargo TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis Movie, Director
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis Movie, Producer
2013 Inside Llewyn Davis Movie, Writer
2010 True Grit Movie, Writer

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Colin Hanks Joins FX's Fargo

Colin Hanks has joined the cast of FX's Fargo limited series, has confirmed.

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Martin Freeman to star in FX's Fargo Series

Martin Freeman will star in FX's Fargo limited series, Deadlinereports.

The 10-episode series, executive produced by Joel and Ethan Coen, will feature a new true crime story with new characters. read more

FX Casts Billy Bob Thornton in Fargo Series; FXX Aims for Younger Viewers

FX will drop in on Minnesota next spring.

The network has cast Oscar winner Billy Bob Thornton to star in its Fargo limited series, adapted from the 1996 award-winning movie of the same name by Joel and Ethan Coen, FX CEO John Landgraf announced at the Television Critics Association fall previews on Friday. "It will do justice too the classic Coen Brothers film," Landgraf said.

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Coen Brothers to Rewrite Angelina Jolie Project

Angelina Jolie's next project has enlisted some Oscar-winning help. Joel and Ethan Coen will rewrite the script for an upcoming film about Olympian and World War II hero Lou Zamperini, The Hollywood Reporter reports. read more

Joel and Ethan Coen to Produce Fargo TV Series for FX

Joel and Ethan Coen are adapting their iconic film Fargo for television, Deadline reports.

The brothers are teaming with My Generation creator Noah Hawley to executive-produce the project for FX. Hawley will also serve as the series' writer. read more


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