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Thursday, December 3, 2009

Wanted: True grit

Posted By on Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 8:22 AM

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The Coen brothers, at work on a remake of "True Grit," the movie based on Arkansan Charles Portis' novel, are looking for an unknown local-type gal to play Mattie Ross. She's the tough Arkansas girl who joins marshals in a search for the killer of her father.

An open casting call is set Saturday in Memphis. The linked article indicates a future casting call will be held in Little Rock, as well as other cities, but no dates were given.

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