Had the Coen Brothers’ darkly poetic Inside Llewyn Davis been about Hollywood instead of the ‘60s folk scene, you can bet your orange tabby it would’ve been at least nominated for an Oscar.
There will be no such excuse for their next, Hail Caesar.
The Academy just loves a good story about itself, as proven time and again — most recently with The Artist and Argo. Note taken.
Joel and Ethan Coen’s next film will center on a 1950s era Hollywood “fixer,” the archetypal shadowy studio figure who mops up the messy personal lives of the stars behind the scenes, according to Deadline. Read more…