Their statement about the Netflix project is-and I'm not joking-"We are streaming motherf***ers!"
The Coen Brothers have experienced success with the Western genre before.
The Coen Brothers, best known for their award-winning films like Fargo, No Country for Old Men, and O Brother, Where Art Thou? So the fact that the Coens are going to make a Western anthology series for Netflix feels like the flawless, ideal choice. It's an anthology set in the West, and it will feature longtime collaborator Tim Blake Nelson in the lead. The Coens offered some quick, amusing thoughts in the official press release.
The TV arm of Annapurna, the force behind the likes of "Detroit" and "American Hustle", will produce the project, which was first made public in January. Cindy Holland, Vice President, Original Content for Netflix also offered her thoughts on the matter.More news: Billie Lourd will inherit $6.8M from Carrie Fisher's estate
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Each installment tells a different story about the frontier era of the American West, focusing on characters including a singing cowboy, OR trail bosses, a high-plains drifter and a prospector.
"The Ballad of Buster Scruggs" tells six distinct stories set on the American frontier.
The latest word on The Ballad of Buster Scruggs has the Coen brothers production headed to Netflix. All we knew then was that the show is called The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and that it wasn't attached to a network.