Coen brothers to write, direct maiden TV series
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (IANS) Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen, popularly known as Coen brothers, are venturing into the television world. They have developed an anthology, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”, set in the Old West.
Annapurna Television is partnering with the Coen brothers on the limited series, reports variety.com.
Joel and Ethan wrote the script from an original idea and will direct the project.
Film producer Megan Ellison and Annapurna Television’s president of television, Sue Naegle, will serve as executive producers.
“We are very excited to be working with Megan and Sue on this project,” the Coen brothers said in a statement.
According to variety.com, the intent of the makers is to shoot the project as a mini series. Its plot details are not yet known but it will feature six different story lines.