Matt Damon, Josh Brolin in talks to join Coen brothers' 'True Grit'
Matt Damon and Josh Brolin are in talks to join Joel and Ethan Coen’s re-imagining of the 1969 western True Grit, reports Variety. Jeff “The Dude” Bridges has already signed for the role of U.S. marshal Rooster Cogburn, which won original star John Wayne an Academy Award. Damon would play the Texas Ranger who joins Cogburn in tracking down the killer of a 14-year-old girl’s father. Brolin would play the killer.