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Barry Pepper joins cast of Ethan and Joel Coen's 'True Grit'

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Barry Pepper, an actor known for his roles in Saving Private Ryan and The Green Mile, has joined the cast of the Ethan and Joel Coen’s True Grit, which already includes Matt Damon, Jeff Bridges, Josh Brolin, and Hailee Steinfeld, according to Variety. Pepper will share his real last name with his on screen character’s last name, as he’ll be portraying “Lucky” Ned Pepper, who Robert Duvall brought to life in the 1969 original.